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  • 2:50 pm Wednesday, May 11th, 2016 by Staff Writer

Violence in Iraq is going to bring the status of the nation back into the spotlight during the presidential race. Here’s a look at some of the hot political stories for today.

Violence in Iraq

Three separate car bombings in the Iraqi capital Wednesday killed at least 93 people and wounded at least 165.

The Islamic State group later claimed responsibility for all three bombings. In recent months, the extremist faction has lost some of the Iraqi territory it conquered in a stunning 2014 blitz. But Wednesday’s carnage demonstrates the group’s [More]