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Posted: January 10, 2014 at 3:47 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “There are things that we can do to help the Iraqis that do not involve putting U.S. troops on the ground.” House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, on U.S. efforts to assist the Iraq government in regaining control of the cities of Fallujah and Ramadi from al-Qaida militants

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Gunmen sit on top of an Iraqi army Humvee, left by Iraqi soldiers during clashes in Fallujah, 40 miles (65 kilometers) west of Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. Tribal leaders in Fallujah have warned al-Qaida fighters there to leave to avoid a military showdown, and there were signs that residents of Fallujah were trying to restore a sense of normalcy, however precarious. (AP Photo)

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