New attacks wound 4 U.S. troops in Iraq: "U.S. troops came under renewed attacks Saturday that wounded at least four soldiers, and a team of FBI investigators prepared to take control of the probe into the car bombing of the Jordanian Embassy."
Bush says Iraq mission vital to security: "President Bush says Iraq is making steady progress establishing its economy, basic services and a democratic system and that should improve security in this country and the Middle East."
Arafat criticizes deadly Israeli raid: "Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat reacted angrily Saturday to an Israeli raid in the West Bank that killed three Palestinians, saying the violence threatens the peace process."
Taylor aide warns of Liberia violence: "Days before President Charles Taylor is to step down, his spokesman warned Saturday of bloodshed to follow and said he feared what Taylor's demoralized fighters would do. "All hell might just break lose," he declared."
Boston archdiocese offers $55M settlement: "The Boston Archdiocese's $55 million offer to settle more than 500 lawsuits over alleged clergy sex abuse is an important first step - but one unlikely to be accepted in its present form, accusers and their lawyers said."
Deadline looms for Calif. recall ballot: "Hundreds of potential candidates faced a decision Saturday on whether to pony up $3,500 and jump into the campaign to succeed Gov. Gray Davis, who faces a recall vote on Oct. 7."
Army begins burning weapons in Alabama: "The Army on Saturday fired up its first chemical weapons incinerator near a residential area and destroyed a Cold War-era rocket loaded with enough sarin to wipe out a city."
Judge detains accused French rock star: "A French rock star accused of beating his actress girlfriend to death while in Lithuania must remain in police custody there at least until October on suspicion of manslaughter, a Lithuanian judge ruled."
U.S. troops detain 25 Iraqis in raids: "U.S. soldiers detained about two dozen people, including a "targeted leader" of Saddam Hussein's regime, in a series of Sunday raids against people said to be participating in the violent resistance to the U.S. occupation."
Liberia prepares for wary peacekeepers: "People in Liberia's besieged capital readied to welcome the first peacekeepers Monday, but the commander of the West African force tempered expectations by saying that the first contingent would only secure the airport outside the bloodied city."
Ashcroft: al-Qaida could strike again: "Following the release of a new tape said to be from al-Qaida, Attorney General John Ashcroft warned Sunday of a "very real potential" for attack by Osama bin Laden's terrorism network."
Gay bishop-elect wins 1st of 2 last votes: "A New Hampshire clergyman moved a step closer Sunday to becoming the first openly gay elected bishop in the Episcopal Church, winning one of two final votes required to be confirmed."
Crews in Mont., W. Canada fight wildfires: "As Glacier National Park officials prepared to reopen some areas that had been closed by wildfires, firefighters in extreme northwestern Montana had help from the weather as they tried to rein in a blaze that had jumped the main defense line."
Four Israelis wounded near Jerusalem: "Palestinian and Israeli foreign ministers disagreed Sunday over the possibility of a permanent cease-fire, and shortly afterward four Israelis were shot and wounded near Jerusalem."
"We're coming with a mighty force to end the reign of your
oppressors," Bush said, addressing Iraqis who might be
listening from afar. "We are coming to bring you food and
medicine and a better life. And we are coming and we will
not stop, we will not relent until your country is free."
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