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New US Airstrikes Target Militants Near Iraqi Dam

The U.S. military says it has launched airstrikes in western Iraq near Haditha Dam, which is under threat from the militant group calling itself 'Islamic State.'  U.S. officials said Sunday Iraq remains in control of the dam, but the offensive was initiated to beat back insurgents who are trying to seize control of the dam. U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, speaking in Georgia Sunday, said securing the Haditha Dam was crucial. "If that dam would fall into...

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