A U.S. military helicopter has crashed northwest of Baghdad. There is no immediate word on casualties.
The U.S. military confirmed that an Apache attack helicopter with two pilots on board went down (around 11 a.m. local time) in a field, and that an investigation is under way to determine the cause of the crash.
U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says Iraq's own forces -- not foreign troops -- will ultimately repress the insurgency in the country.
A published report says the Bush administration is planning new measures against anyone doing business with Iranian, North Korean and Syrian companies Washington believes are involved in weapons programs.
Dozens of Jewish activists have set up a new outpost in the Gaza Strip at the site where Israeli soldiers demolished abandoned buildings.
Military officials in Nepal say Maoist rebels abducted 90 high school students from their classrooms in a remote mountain village, and have held them since Wednesday.
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