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Friday, August 01, 2014, 9:38 a.m.

In Iraq, car bombings slay 34 on holiday for Shiite martyr

Militants unleashed a wave of car bombings in Iraq on Tuesday, killing at least 34 people and sending thick, black smoke into the Baghdad skies in a show of force against the majority Shiites as they marked what is meant to be a joyous holiday for their sect.

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