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Kerry Urges Iraqi Kurds to Band With Baghdad

Secretary of State John Kerry met Tuesday with Kurdish leader Massoud Barzani in a bid to convince him to close ranks with the government in Baghdad to fend off an insurgency by Sunni militants.   It was the secretary's final round of diplomacy with Iraqi leaders before leaving the country. Kerry's visit to Iraqi Kurdistan came amid a new round of conflicting reports that Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant [ISIL] militants had captured Iraq's largest oil refinery at...

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