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Islamic State Claims Bombing Near US Consulate in Irbil

A terrorist-monitoring group says the self-proclaimed Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a bombing near the U.S. consulate in Irbil, Iraq that killed three people and wounded five.    Smoke billowed from the bombsite Friday evening as helicopters patrolled overhead.  Local officials say the U.S. consulate was the apparent target. U.S. officials say no consulate workers were injured or killed. But some cafes and restaurants in the trendy Christian neighborhood...

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