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Residents Say Militants Seize Northern Iraqi Town

Residents and local Iraqi officials say Sunni militants have seized the northern city of Tal Afar, the latest capture in a surge of fighting that has international condemnation and calls for unity in Iraq.   The seizure early Monday comes after a week in which militants from the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) seized Mosul and Tikrit and threatened to advance on Baghdad.   The United States is adding about 100 soldiers and Marines to boost security at its embassy in...

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