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February 24, 2003
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  • Pilot Programs on Cyberattack Data Should Be Expanded, Lawmakers Say
  • Sara Fritz: Democrats have candidate for nearly any view on war
    WASHINGTON -- The burgeoning contest for the 2004 Democratic presidential nomination offers as many positions on the impending war with Iraq as there are contenders.

    World in brief: 8 Palestinians killed in clashes
    BEIT HANOUN, Gaza Strip -- Israel's week-old military offensive against Islamic militants in the Gaza Strip intensified Sunday, and six Palestinians were killed and 28 wounded in a raid on a Palestinian town from which homemade rockets have been fired at Israeli communities.

    Nation in brief: Shuttle searchers find more bits
    LAS VEGAS -- Teams searching for parts shed by the space shuttle Columbia as it broke apart found more small metal fragments Sunday in a rural part of southeast Nevada.

    U.S. quietly hunts for resolution votes
    UNITED NATIONS -- Senior U.S. officials have been quietly dispatched in recent days to the capitals of key Security Council countries where they are warning leaders to vote with the United States on Iraq or risk "paying a heavy price."

    U.S., Philippine officials to clarify troops' role
    MANILA -- The Philippine defense secretary and the commander of the U.S. Pacific Command will meet in Honolulu today to begin to flesh out a plan to send U.S. forces to the southern Philippines, officials said Sunday.

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