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Posted: July 22, 2014 at 3:51 a.m.

16 Iraqis are slain in attacks in 2 cities BAGHDAD -- Attacks overnight in two Iraqi cities killed at least 16 people, officials said Monday as authorities struggle to stop the Sunni militants' offensive that has left huge areas in northern and western Iraq outside government control.

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