BAGHDAD (AP) — A pair of car bombs exploded Wednesday at crowded popular markets in predominantly Shiite neighborhoods of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, killing at least 26 people and wounding 58, authorities said. The first explosion took place in the impoverished neighborhood of al-Bayaa in southwestern Baghdad, a police official said. The blast killed at least 18 people and wounded 36, the official said. Later Wednesday, a second car bomb detonated in the northeastern neighborhood of al-Shaab, killing at least eight people and wounding 22, police said. Hospital officials corroborated the casualty figures. All officials spoke on condition of anonymity as they were not authorized to brief journalists. No one immed
By Chris Casteel, firstname.lastname@example.org | Published: Wed, Feb 11, 2015
The president sends a long-awaited draft resolution six months after U.S. air strikes began against brutal organization. Key Oklahoma lawmakers on military issues express displeasure with the president’s proposal.