Political divides stall Iraq parliament

Posted: July 14, 2014 at 3:23 a.m.

BAGHDAD -- Iraq's deadlocked parliament failed Sunday to overcome the deep divisions hampering the formation of a new government, making no progress on choosing new leaders who could help hold the nation together and confront the Sunni militant blitz that has overrun much of the country.

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