1. TERRORISM

    Bombs Kill Dozens in Iraq

    Ali al-Saadi, AFP / Getty Images

    Another wave of deadly bombings in Iraq raised the specter of civil war. Four bombs killed an estimated 70 people and wounded another 146 in Shiite areas of Baghdad. Sectarian tensions have been high since Shiite Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki removed two senior Sunni politicians from power shortly after the U.S. withdrew, but officials said Thursday it was too early to tell who was responsible for the bombings.

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