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Militants Seize Provincial Headquarters in Iraq's 2nd Largest City

Militants in Iraq have seized the provincial government headquarters and other buildings in the northern city of Mosul.   Officials said Tuesday armed insurgents overran the headquarters overnight after days of fighting in Iraq's second largest city, which is about 350 kilometers north of Baghdad.   Iraqi security forces have struggled to stop militants from making gains in several parts of the country.  Earlier this year, insurgents seized the city of...

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