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Wednesday, October 01, 2014, 1:51 a.m.

Most Yazidis off mountain after jets' fire

Crediting U.S. airstrikes and humanitarian aid, President Barack Obama's administration said Wednesday that many Iraqi refugees were no longer trapped on a mountain where they had sought refuge from militants, making it less likely the military would have to carry out a potentially dangerous rescue mission.

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