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1 hr ago | The Peninsula

Attacks kill 13 in Iraq ahead of vote

Iraqi security forces arrest suspected militants of Al Qaeda-linked Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant during a raid and weapons search operation in Hawija yesterday.

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Thu Apr 24, 2014

Daily Record

While you were sleeping: 5 big stories from overnight

Morris weather: Sunny, high near 63, with fire warning in effect due to strong winds and dry conditions.

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Malaysian National News Agency

10 Die In Suicide Car Bomb Attack In Iraq

At least 10 people were killed and 20 others injured in a suicide bomb attack near Iraq's central Babil province on Thursday, Xinhua news agency reported.

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Examiner.com

Street in Manhattan Renamed for Soldier killed in Iraq

A street in the Washington Heights neighborhood in upper Manhattan has been renamed in honor of a soldier from the neighborhood who was killed in Iraq .

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WATE-TV Knoxville

Suicide attack in Iraq kills at least 11 people

As negotiations falter, President Barack Obama is rejecting suggestions that an Asia-Pacific trade deal is in danger and says the U.S. and Japan must take bold steps to overcome differences that are threatening completion... The Prince of Wales and his wife, Camilla, are "utterly devastated" by the death of her brother, who fell outside a hotel bar ... (more)

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Brandon Sun

Suicide bomber hits checkpoint south of Baghdad, killing at least 11 people, officials say

A suicide bomber rammed his explosives-laden car into a police checkpoint south of Baghdad on Thursday morning, killing at least 11 people, officials said, the latest episode in an uptick in violence in the run-up to next week's parliamentary elections.

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The Lebanon Daily News

Iraq: Suicide attack kills at least 10 people

Iraqi officials say a suicide attack on a police checkpoint south of the capital, Baghdad, has killed at least 10 people and wounded 18. A police officer says the bomber drove his explosives-laden car into the checkpoint at the entrance of the southern city of Hillah, about 95 kilometers south of Baghdad.

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National Public Radio

Iraq: Suicide Attack Kills At Least 10 People

Iraqi officials say a suicide attack on a police checkpoint south of the capital, Baghdad, has killed at least 10 people and wounded 18. A police officer says the bomber drove his explosives-laden car into the checkpoint at the entrance of the southern city of Hillah, about 95 kilometers south of Baghdad.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Al Bawaba

Iraqi minority targeted in car bomb attack, seven killed

Sectarian violence has been on the rise over the past 18 months, with more than 2,750 being killed in 2014 alone.

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Nerve News

15 killed in Iraq violence

At least 15 people, including a candidate for the upcoming parliamentary election, were killed and more than 30 others wounded in two violent attacks in Iraq Wednesday, police said.

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National Public Radio

Judge Dismisses Case Against Blackwater Defendant

A federal judge on Wednesday dismissed criminal charges against a former Blackwater security guard whose actions allegedly triggered the shootings of dozens of Iraqi citizens at a traffic circle in Baghdad nearly seven years ago.

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Reuters

U.S. may charge ex-Blackwater guard with murder for Iraq massacre

The U.S. Justice Department is considering charging a former Blackwater Worldwide security guard with murder over his alleged role in a 2007 massacre of unarmed civilians in Baghdad, a federal prosecutor said on Wednesday.

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The Olympian

Soldier facing murder charges at JBLM stemming from 2007 shooting of Iraqi boys

A soldier who allegedly murdered two deaf, mute and unarmed Iraqi brothers seven years ago is scheduled to be in court at Joint Base Lewis-McChord Wednesday for a pretrial hearing that could lead to his court-martial and a possible life sentence in a military prison.

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ABC News

Car Bomb Kills 6 People in Iraq

Iraqi authorities say a car bomb has killed six people belonging to an ethnic minority in the country's north.

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Messi nets number 30

Sahim Omar Kalifa's critically acclaimed short film Baghdad Messi continues to gather the awards, with a new win at the Beauvais Film Fest in France.

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The Peninsula

Five militants killed, 20 explosive devices seized in n...

BAGHDAD: Baghdad Operations Command announced that five militants were killed and more than 20 explosive devices, weapons and different equipments were seized in the Taji area north of Baghdad.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Azzaman Online

Turkey blamed for interruption of Iraqi oil exports via its territory

Turkey is meddling in Iraqi affairs and is using the pipeline via its territory to exert political pressure on the government in Baghdad, a consultant with close ties to the Iraqi Oil Ministry said.

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The Daily Star

Iraqi running for office after fighting in Syria

Election posters showing Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki and parliamentary candidate Faleh al-Khazali are seen in the southern port city of Basra, on April 21, 2014.

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News Max

Maryland Gov. Candidate: Opponent's Army Service Not 'Real Job'

Fighting in the Iraq war and working as an Army lawyer is not a "real job," according to Democratic Maryland gubernatorial candidate Douglas Gansler, who is the state's attorney general.

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Daily Pundit

Victory Is Ours

Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz said Sunday that the Democrats are in a strong position for the midterm elections despite a growing litany of wobbly statements from party officials, elected politicians and liberal commentators.

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