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March 3, 2003
[an error occurred while processing this directive] This time, there's nowhere to go
If war was launched on Iraq, most residents of the nearby town of Silopi, Turkey, would want to make a repeat of 1991, and flee. Now few could afford that.

Narrow escapes lead to suspect
Officials fear one of al-Qaida's top leaders was actively planning new attacks in the United States.

War planners reassess how to invade Iraq
If the United States can't go in through Turkey, it could capture bases in northern Iraq or divert personnel to Kuwait.

Nation in brief: Bells sound for 98 killed in club fire
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Across Rhode Island and Massachusetts on Sunday, church bells pealed once for each person killed in the Feb. 20 inferno at the Station nightclub and for the two who later died of their burns.

Study: Trials puzzle young suspects
WASHINGTON -- Every state allows children under 16 to be tried as adults, but new research indicates many cannot understand their situations well enough to aid their defense.

Car seat instructions too hard, study says
CHICAGO -- Instructions for installing child safety seats in cars are written in language too difficult for many adults to understand, researchers say.

U.S. commander in Kuwait: 'We're ready'
IN NORTHERN KUWAIT -- As diplomacy heads into its final chapter at the United Nations, U.S. officers in Kuwait say the Bush administration has amassed enough forces around Iraq to march on President Saddam Hussein whenever the order comes.

World in brief: N. Korea accuses CIA of planning a surprise attack
SEOUL, South Korea -- North Korea warned Sunday of "nuclear disasters" around the world if Washington attacks the communist state, while its civilian leaders urged greater cooperation between Pyongyang and Seoul to ease the crisis on the Korean Peninsula.

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