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3 hrs ago | KSWO

Iraqi Kurds say Kirkuk blasts kill at least 10

Organizers expect up to 5,000 people to attend a march protesting the death of an unarmed black man who died after being placed in a chokehold by a white New York police officer.

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7 hrs ago | AlertNet

Suicide attacks kill at least 17 in Iraq after mosque shooting

Iraqi Parliament Speaker Salim al-Jibouri speaks during a news conference in Baghdad, Iraq, August 23, 2014.

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11 hrs ago | KCCI-TV Des Moines

Mosque massacre: 65 dead in attack in Iraq

Suspected Shiite militiamen opened fire Friday inside a Sunni mosque in northeast Iraq, killing dozens in an attack that appeared to derail the formation of a new government -- something world leaders have said is a must if the country hopes to defeat Islamic militants.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Age

Gunmen massacre more than 60 Sunni worshippers in central Iraq

Sectarian violence ... A volunteer with the Iraqi security forces stands next to the wreckage of a vehicle belonging to the Islamic State in Adhaim, a village in Diyala province, where the massacre of over 60 Sunni worshippers took place.

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Monterey County Herald

Biden: US would help Iraq pursue federal system

Vice President Joe Biden says the U.S. is prepared to help Iraq pursue a federal system that would decentralize power away from Baghdad.

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New York Daily News

Stopping murderous madmen

Baghdad called President Obama's bluff and he came through. He had refused to provide air support to Iraqi government forces until the Iraqis got rid of their divisive sectarian prime minister.

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SFGate

Iraq militants kill 46 in attack on Sunni mosque

Iraqi premier-designate Haider al-Abadi meets with Pastor Farouk Yousuf in Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014.

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Cybercast News Service

Iraqi cleric urges leaders not to delay government

Iraq's most influential Shiite cleric has called on the country's leaders to settle their differences in a "realistic and doable" manner and swiftly form a new government, badly needed in the face of a growing Sunni insurgency.

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CNews

British Muslim calls for action on jihadi subculture after beheading video

LONDON/BAGHDAD - A British Muslim leader called on Thursday for action to tackle a jihadi sub-culture after an Islamic State video showed a suspected Briton beheading U.S. journalist James Foley held hostage in Syria.

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Daily Times

Terrorists' help US in battle against IS in Iraq : August 22, 2014,

MAKHMUR: Washington has acquired an unlikely ally in its battle against Islamic State militants in Iraq a group of fighters it formally classifies as terrorists.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Court decision delayed on Marine accused of desertion in Iraq

A U.S. defense attorney said Thursday that a Marine accused of deserting his unit a decade ago in Iraq was kept in Lebanon for eight years while he faced a military trial there.

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WLOX-TV Biloxi

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U.S. airstrikes have helped Iraqi and Kurdish forces regain their footing in Iraq, but the well-resourced Islamic State militants can be expected to regroup and stage a new offensive, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Thursday.

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The Lebanon Daily News

Iraq museum inaugurates 2 halls of statues

The Iraqi National Museum inaugurated two renovated halls adorned with life-size stone statues on Thursday, highlighting the rich history of a country once again shattered by war.

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Metro Radio

US Launches Criminal Probe Into Foley Killing

A criminal investigation has been launched into the beheading of American journalist James Foley, US Attorney General Eric Holder said.

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Stars and Stripes

Foley's death isn't changing views in Congress

In this June 17, 2011 photo, journalist James Foley receives applause from students at the Christa McAuliffe Regional Charter Public School in Framingham, Mass.

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WGAL-TV Lancaster

U.S. defies ISIS threats with Iraq airstrikes

The United States resumed airstrikes Wednesday against ISIS targets in Iraq, a day after the jihadist militants released a video showing the beheading of an American journalist.

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Journal Gazette

As US airstrikes in Iraq grow, details stay thin

But details about the execution of this limited campaign, which so far includes no reported U.S. ground combat, are thin.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Post and Courier

Fed up with cupcake cops and regulating 'everything'

In physics, a unified field theory is an attempt to explain with a single hypothesis the behavior of several fields.

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Windsor Beacon

Officials: Commanders want more Iraq airstrike power

U.S. military commanders in the Middle East are urging the Pentagon to intensify the air war against ISIS targets in Iraq, two Defense Department officials said Wednesday.

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KUQL-FM Mitchell

U.S. officials: Military mulling more troops to Iraq

U.S. officials say military planners are weighing the possibility of sending more American forces to Iraq mainly to provide additional security around Baghdad.

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