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Dozens Killed in Baghdad Suicide Blast Claimed by IS

Officials in Iraq say a suicide bombing in Baghdad has killed more than 35 people and wounded 50 others.  Some accounts have a considerably higher death tolls. Authorities say the attack happened Saturday in the northern Baghdad district of al-Shaab.   The crowd had gathered to mark the annual Shi’ite Ashura ritual commemorating the death of Hussein, grandson of the Prophet Muhammad in a 7th century battle near the town of Karbala.   Military spokesman Colonel Saad Maan...

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