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Militants Sweep Through Iraq's North, Mobilizing Exodus Of Refugees

After a week of fighting and conflicting accounts, militants with the Islamic State have reportedly captured Iraq's largest dam. The development spells significant danger for much of Iraq's civilian population. For more on the situation, Audie Cornish speaks with Alissa Rubin of The New York Times.

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