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U.S. military teams arrive in Baghdad

June 24, 2014
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Washington (AFP) – The first teams of up to 300 US military advisers have begun their mission in Baghdad to assist the Iraqi army in its fight against Sunni extremists, the Pentagon said Tuesday.
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1 dead after shots fired at Pakistani plane

June 24, 2014
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Authorities in Pakistan were looking for a gunman who opened fire at a plane Tuesday evening just as it was landing in the country’s volatile northwest, killing one person and wounding two others, officials said.
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Stocks end lower as traders sell blue chips

June 24, 2014
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NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market had its biggest decline in two weeks Tuesday, led by a sell-off in blue-chip bank and energy stocks. Homebuilders rose after the government reported sales of new homes rose in May to the highest level in six years.
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Wall Street ends down as Iraq concerns rise

June 24, 2014
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks fell on Tuesday as early enthusiasm from economic data faded and concerns about the conflict in Iraq prompted investors to book profits after the most recent rally.
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