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Tuesday  January 25, 2005

Confidence in Iraq's future slips 1/25/2005, 11:24 p.m. PT
WASHINGTON (AP) Some of President Bush's bedrock supporters Southerners and rural residents have lost confidence in the likelihood of a stable, democratic Iraq.
U.S. hostage pleads for life in Iraq video 1/25/2005, 10:02 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) An American kidnapped in November pleaded for his life in a video aired Tuesday, and at least a dozen Iraqis died in Baghdad as political violence continued to plague the country five days before Sunday's crucial elections for a new National Assembly.
U.S. Marine helicopter crashes in Iraq 1/25/2005, 9:22 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A U.S. Marine helicopter crashed Wednesday in western Iraq, the U.S. military said. There was no immediate word on casualties.
A look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq 1/25/2005, 5:55 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2005, at least 1,379 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count. At least 1,080 died as a result of hostile action, the Defense Department said. The figures include three military civilians.
Bush wants $80B more for Iraq, Afghan wars 1/25/2005, 4:22 p.m. PT
WASHINGTON (AP) As Congress started to digest a new Bush administration request of $80 billion to bankroll wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, its top budget analyst on Tuesday projected $855 billion in deficits for the next decade even without the costs of war and President Bush's Social Security plan.
U.S. hostage pleads for life in Iraq video 1/25/2005, 3:22 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) An American kidnapped in November pleaded for his life in a video aired Tuesday, and at least a dozen Iraqis died in Baghdad as political violence continued to plague the country five days before Sunday's crucial elections for a new National Assembly.
U.S. hostage pleads for his life in Iraq 1/25/2005, 9:42 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) An American hostage pleaded for his life with a rifle pointed at his head in a video released Tuesday, while nine Iraqis, including a senior judge, were killed in a series of attacks that highlighted the security risks ahead of this weekend's elections.
Few Iraqi expatriates register to vote 1/25/2005, 8:49 a.m. PT
GENEVA (AP) Less than 25 percent of eligible Iraqi expatriates have signed up to vote in Sunday's elections, officials said Tuesday, the last day for overseas registration.
Bush wants $80B more for Iraq, Afghan wars 1/25/2005, 8:40 a.m. PT
WASHINGTON (AP) As Congress started to digest a new Bush administration request of $80 billion to bankroll wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, its top budget analyst on Tuesday projected $855 billion in deficits for the next decade even without the costs of war and Bush's Social Security plan.
Video shows U.S. hostage seized in Iraq 1/25/2005, 4:32 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A videotape monitored Tuesday shows an American abducted last November by gunmen in Baghdad pleading for his life and appealing to Arab rulers, including Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, to intercede to spare his life.
Iraqi forces abusing detainees, group says 1/25/2005, 3:49 a.m. PT
LONDON (AP) Iraqi security forces are arbitrarily arresting people and systematically torturing and abusing detainees, Human Rights Watch said in a report released Tuesday.
11 policemen killed in Baghdad clashes 1/25/2005, 3:21 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Fierce clashes in eastern Baghdad left at least 11 Iraqi policemen dead Tuesday, a hospital official said, and gunmen assassinated a senior Iraqi judge in a series of slayings that highlight the grave security risks in the run-up to this weekend's elections.
Allawi: No deadline for troop withdrawal 1/25/2005, 3:10 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Interim Prime Minister Ayad Allawi said Tuesday it was "futile" to set a timetable now for the withdrawal of U.S. and other foreign troops from Iraq and that the country must first build up its security forces to confront the insurgents.
11 Iraqi policemen killed in Baghdad 1/25/2005, 1:46 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) At least 11 Iraqi policemen were killed in fierce clashes Tuesday in eastern Baghdad, a hospital official said.
Iraqi forces abusing detainees, group says 1/25/2005, 1:09 a.m. PT
LONDON (AP) Iraqi security forces are arbitrarily arresting people and torturing and abusing detainees, Human Rights Watch said in a report released Tuesday.
Al-Qaida official admits to U.N. assault 1/25/2005, 12:28 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) An al-Qaida lieutenant in custody in Iraq has confessed to masterminding most of the car bombings in Baghdad, including the bloody 2003 assault on the U.N. headquarters in the capital, authorities said Monday.
U.S. in protect-the-vote mission in Iraq 1/25/2005, 12:25 a.m. PT
ISKANDARIYAH, Iraq (AP) The U.S. military's most critical operation since the capture of Saddam Hussein is putting boat patrols on the Euphrates River, tanks on strategic routes and warplanes overhead in a mission tens of thousands of troops strong: ensuring a credible, Iraqi-run national election.

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