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Monday, February 6, 2023

US military death toll tops 3.300 in Iraq


As of Monday, April 16, 2007, at least 3,308 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count. The figure includes seven military civilians.

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Shootings delay Gonzales testimony

Attorney General Alberto Gonzales is getting a two-day reprieve in his high-stakes appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee because of the shooting rampage at Virginia Tech.

Democrats raised new questions about the roles he and President Bush played in the dismissal of eight U.S. attorneys.

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Lawyers argue against free speech

White House officials can exclude dissenters from taxpayer-funded appearances by President Bush without violating the protesters’ rights, according to lawyers for volunteers who helped eject three people from a hall where Bush was to speak.

Attorneys for Michael Casper and Jay Bob Klinkerman said the government has the same rights as a private corporation when its officials speak.

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Terror suspect says he was tortured

Top terror suspect Abu Zubaydah told a US military tribunal he was tortured while in CIA custody, and now suffers seizures that affect his ability to speak and write, according to a transcript released Monday.

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Dems walk tightrope on Iraq

Congressional Democrats say there is no doubt Iraq war.

But the new majority must decide how far to go in trying to tie Bush’s hands and what will happen after the president’s inevitable veto.

The debate is likely to expose fissures among Democrats, who remain divided on whether to cut off money for the unpopular war and risk leaving troops in the lurch.

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While House claims it can recover some emails

The White House should be able to recover an undetermined number of e-mails — perhaps millions of messages — that accidentally disappeared from its servers during a program conversion, an administration official said Monday.

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