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Wednesday, February 5. 2003, 12:00:00 AM UTC

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Wednesday, February 5, 2003

War in Darfur begins.
BBC Choice closes for the final time at 12:30 a.m., being replaced with BBC Three at 7 p.m.
Iraq disarmament crisis: U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell addresses the UN Security Council on Iraq.
At the United Nations US Secretary of State Colin Powell presents the US government's case against the Saddam Hussein government of Iraq, as part of the diplomatic side of the U.S. plan to invade Iraq. The presentation includes tape recordings, satellite photographs and other intelligence data, and aims to prove WMD production, evasion of weapons inspections and a link to Al-Qaida.
Congressman Howard Coble, of North Carolina, chairman of the House committee overseeing homeland security, said that the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II was justified, and that it had been done for their own safety. He was roundly criticized by Asian American members of Congress and spokespeople for Asian American organizations.
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