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Iraqis Rally Against US Troops, Demanding They Leave

BAGHDAD — Waving national flags and banners denouncing U.S. President Donald Trump, tens of thousands of Iraqis marched peacefully through Baghdad on Friday to demand the ouster of U.S. troops from their country in a protest organized by a populist Shiite cler...
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Iraq President Rejects Iran-Backed Bloc’s Nominee as PM

BAGHDAD — Iraq's president refused Thursday to designate the Iran-backed parliamentary bloc's nominee for prime minister after he was rejected by anti-government protesters, saying he was prepared to submit his resignation to Parliament. Barham Saleh said i...
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Iraqi Officials: 3 More Protesters Killed in Central Baghdad

BAGHDAD — Three people died and 24 were wounded in renewed clashes in central Baghdad between anti-government demonstrators and security forces, bringing the death toll for the day to seven, Iraqi security and hospital officials said Thursday. The clashes, ...
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LeBron James No Longer King James for Hong Kong Protesters

HONG KONG — When the ball smashed into a photo of LeBron James' face stuck above the hoop and dropped into the basket, the Hong Kong protesters cheered. The player for the Los Angeles Lakers touched a nerve among protesters for suggesting that free speech c...