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Iraqi Lawmakers Make No Progress in Picking New PM

Iraq's new parliament has ended its first session without selecting a new prime minister. The lawmakers met for the first time Tuesday since being elected in late April, but acting speaker Mahdi al-Hafidh ended the session after a number of members failed to return from a break. He said they would continue in a week if there is a possibility of an agreement. Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki was a favorite to claim his third term after the election, but since then Sunni Islamist...

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