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June 16, 2014 9:28 AM

U.S. and Iran hint at Iraq talks as rebels seize another city

Iraqi extremists took over the small city of Tal Afar, in northwestern Iraq, on Monday, according to Iraqi security officials and residents. As concern mounted about the Sunni militants’ advances toward Baghdad, and about their claims of slaughtering Shiites, U.S. and Iranian officials signaled a new willingness to work together to stem the crisis.

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