Saturday, August 30, 2003

Car bomb kills 85 at Iraqi Shiite mosque: "A car bomb ripped through a crowd of worshippers leaving Iraq's holiest Shiite shrine after Friday prayers, killing at least 85 people - including a top cleric - in the deadliest attack since the fall of Saddam Hussein."

In JuneauEmpire.com: Associated Press

U.N. to further reduce staff in Iraq: "The United Nations will drastically reduce its remaining international staff in Iraq because of security concerns following the bombing of the U.N. headquarters in Baghdad and continuing violence, U.N. officials said Friday."

In JuneauEmpire.com: Associated Press

Drivers face Labor Day jams, gas prices: "Despite higher gas prices, millions of Americans hit the road Friday for the last getaway of the summer in what was expected to be the busiest Labor Day weekend in eight years."

In JuneauEmpire.com: Associated Press

Accused Web attacker under house arrest: "A Minnesota teenager known online as "teekid" was arrested and placed on electronic monitoring Friday for allegedly unleashing a version of the "Blaster" computer worm that infected thousands of computers."

In JuneauEmpire.com: Associated Press

Three killed in Chicago shooting mourned: "Hundreds of mourners for three men killed in a shooting rampage at an auto-parts warehouse were told the "cruel, ugly manner" of their deaths must not cloud the memories of their lives."

In JuneauEmpire.com: Associated Press

Female Air cadets feared punishment: "Many female Air Force Academy cadets didn't report sexual assaults to academy authorities because they feared being punished or ostracized, a Pentagon survey found."

In JuneauEmpire.com: Associated Press


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