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Sunday  January 30, 2005

Results in Iraq election may take 10 days 1/30/2005, 10:44 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Preliminary results from Iraq's historic election could come as early as Monday, Iraqi officials said. But final results and an accurate estimate of turnout could take up to 10 days.
U.S. Marine killed in combat west Iraq 1/30/2005, 9:45 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A U.S. Marine was killed in combat in Iraq's western Anbar province, the U.S. military said Monday.
Expat Iraqis head to polls around world 1/30/2005, 9:05 p.m. PT
LONDON (AP) Iraqis around the world streamed into polling stations Sunday for their last chance to cast ballots in Iraq's historic election, expressing hopes that the vote will bring peace and stability to their homeland.
Audit: $9 billion unaccounted for in Iraq 1/30/2005, 8:51 p.m. PT
WASHINGTON (AP) The U.S. occupation authority in Iraq was unable to keep track of nearly $9 billion it transferred to government ministries, which lacked financial controls, security, communications and adequate staff, an inspector general has found.
Audit: $9 billion unaccounted for in Iraq 1/30/2005, 7:24 p.m. PT
WASHINGTON (AP) The U.S. occupation authority in Iraq was unable to keep track of nearly $9 billion it transferred to government ministries, which lacked financial controls, security, communications and adequate staff, an inspector general has found.
Iraqis defy threats to vote for assembly 1/30/2005, 7:18 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraqis embraced democracy in large numbers Sunday, standing in long lines to vote in defiance of mortar attacks, suicide bombers and boycott calls. Pushed in wheelchairs or carts if they couldn't walk, the elderly, the young and women in veils cast ballots in Iraq's first free election in a half-century.
10 feared dead in U.K. plane crash in Iraq 1/30/2005, 5:37 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A British C-130 military transport plane crashed Sunday north of Baghdad, scattering wreckage over a large area, officials said. At least 10 troops were killed, Britain's Press Association news agency said.
Expat Iraqis head to polls around world 1/30/2005, 5:04 p.m. PT
LONDON (AP) Iraqis around the world streamed into polling stations Sunday for their last chance to cast ballots in Iraq's historic election, expressing hopes that the vote will bring peace and stability to their homeland.
Audit: $9 billion unaccounted for in Iraq 1/30/2005, 3:20 p.m. PT
WASHINGTON (AP) The U.S. occupation authority in Iraq was unable to keep track of nearly $9 billion it transferred to government ministries, which lacked financial controls, security, communications and adequate staff, an inspector general has found.
Expat Iraqis head to polls around world 1/30/2005, 3:02 p.m. PT
LONDON (AP) Iraqis around the world streamed into polling stations Sunday for their last chance to cast ballots in Iraq's historic election, expressing hopes that the vote will bring peace and stability to their homeland.
A daily look at U.S. Iraq military deaths 1/30/2005, 2:22 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Sunday, Jan. 30, 2005, at least 1,429 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count. At least 1,087 died as a result of hostile action, the Defense Department said.
Iraq minister: Allies may leave in 18 mos. 1/30/2005, 2:21 p.m. PT
LONDON (AP) Iraq's interior minister told British television Sunday he expected U.S. and other foreign forces to leave his country within 18 months.
Arabs closely follow Iraqi election 1/30/2005, 2:17 p.m. PT
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) A young man in a Saudi cafe worries that Iraq's elections could lead to civil war. On the banks of the Nile, a student strolling with his girlfriend dismisses the polls as an American sham. Yemeni students, chewing their mildly stimulating khat leaves, express hope the United States will pressure other tyrannical regimes to change.
U.K. press: Plane crash in Iraq kills 10 1/30/2005, 2:12 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A British C-130 military transport plane crashed Sunday north of Baghdad, scattering wreckage over a large area, officials said. At least 10 troops were killed, Britain's Press Association said.
Iraq voters defy threats, boycott calls 1/30/2005, 2:10 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraqis embraced democracy in large numbers Sunday, standing in long lines to vote in defiance of mortar attacks, suicide bombers and boycott calls. Pushed in wheelchairs or carts if they couldn't walk, the elderly, the young and women in veils cast ballots in Iraq's first free election in a half-century.
Vote showcases Iraqis' courage, fatalism 1/30/2005, 1:55 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Entire families showed up wearing their finest clothing. Elderly people arrived in wheelchairs. Several were blind
Iraqis say final results could take awhile 1/30/2005, 1:45 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Preliminary results from Iraq's historic election could come as early as Monday, Iraqi officials said Sunday. But final results and an accurate estimate of turnout could take up to 10 days.
Iraqi Christian voters hope for security 1/30/2005, 1:42 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Edward Ishak Shamoun cast his ballot Sunday as a rebuke to the insurgents and as a vote for a peaceful future.
Analysis: Now comes the hard part in Iraq 1/30/2005, 1:32 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraq pulled off an election against all odds and the best efforts of insurgents to blow it up
Saddam's absence on ballot thrills Iraqis 1/30/2005, 1:21 p.m. PT
ASKAN, Iraq (AP) In the "triangle of death," where voting is a life-threatening experience, Karfia Abbasi held up her ink-stained finger, elated that for the first time she has been able to cast a ballot for someone besides Saddam Hussein.
Summary: U.S. Iraq authority missing $9B 1/30/2005, 1:16 p.m. PT
(AP) THE REPORT: The U.S. occupation authority in Iraq was unable to keep track of nearly $9 billion it gave to government ministries lacking financial controls, security, communications and adequate staff, a government audit has found.
Troops hold their breath as Iraqis vote 1/30/2005, 12:40 p.m. PT
CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq (AP) At the Louisiana National Guard's headquarters near Baghdad, Sunday began full of hope and was marked by tense hours. "So far, so good," officers walking the halls said after the first 30 minutes. Election day had come and with it fears of widespread insurgent attacks.
Key steps in Iraq's political process 1/30/2005, 12:27 p.m. PT
(AP) Iraq's elections Sunday merely began a process intended to transform the country into a democracy. The tally of the votes is only the first of several steps to come:
Iran expects benefits from Iraq election 1/30/2005, 12:08 p.m. PT
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) Iran strongly criticized the U.S. invasion of Iraq that toppled Saddam Hussein and opposed the American occupation of its neighbor, but with Iraqis voting Sunday for a new government, Iran stands to reap huge benefits.
For widowed Kurds, voting means revenge 1/30/2005, 11:16 a.m. PT
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) For Fatima Ibrahim, a widow, casting a ballot Sunday amounted to settling accounts with Saddam Hussein for destroying her family.
Arabs mesmerized by Iraqi elections 1/30/2005, 8:59 a.m. PT
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) A young man smoking cigarettes and drinking coffee in a Saudi cafe worries that Iraq's elections could lead to civil war. On the banks of the Nile, a student strolling with his girlfriend dismisses the polls as a sham meant to place a pro-American government in Iraq. Yemenis, chewing their mildly stimulating khat leaves, express hope the United States will pressure other tyrannical regimes to change.
British military plane crashes in Iraq 1/30/2005, 6:44 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A British C-130 military transport plane crashed Sunday north of Baghdad, a senior U.S. military officer said. There was no immediate word on casualties, but the official said the plane's wreckage was scattered over a large area.
Bus bombing kills five Iraqi voters 1/30/2005, 6:42 a.m. PT
WARSAW, Poland (AP) Five people were killed and 17 injured when a suicide attacker blew himself up aboard a minibus bound for a polling station in central Iraq, a Polish military spokesman said Sunday.
Polling officially ends in Iraqi election 1/30/2005, 6:12 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Polling stations officially closed Sunday evening in the Iraqi elections, but the elecion commission said anyone still in line would be allowed to vote.
Iraqis express pride, hope at election 1/30/2005, 5:04 a.m. PT
ASKAN, Iraq (AP) Some couldn't read, but knew their party's identification number on the ballot. Others couldn't see, but were led to the polls by police. Across wide swathes of Iraq, especially in the southern Shiite and northern Kurdish areas, Iraqis went to the polls Sunday, expressing fierce determination and pride, together with hope that the election will improve their hard lives.
Iraq voter turnout placed at 72 percent 1/30/2005, 4:49 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) An Iraqi election official said Sunday that 72 percent of eligible Iraqi voters had turned out so far nationwide.

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