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Iraq Counts Votes After Parliamentary Election

Iraqi election officials are counting ballots Thursday after the country's first general elections since U.S. troops withdrew in 2011. More than 20 million people were eligible to take part in Wednesday's vote to select members of Iraq's 328-seat parliament. Despite the massive police turnout, and a vehicle ban in Baghdad, election-related violence left at least 12 dead across the country. Security officials reported roadside bombs and suicide blasts targeting voters and...

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