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Islamic State Claims Southern Iraq Car Bomb

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for one of several bombs that exploded Monday across Iraq and left at least 57 people dead. The Sunni extremists said Tuesday they were targeting Shi'ites with a car bomb that blew up near a market in the southern town of al-Zubair, near Basra. Monday's deadliest attack happened in Khalis, a majority Shi'ite town located about 80 kilometers northeast of the capital, Baghdad.  That car bomb killed 35 people. Another...

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