Tens of thousands flee Iraq’s Mosul

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MOSUL: An al-Qaida splinter group seized control of the Iraqi city of Mosul on Tuesday, putting security forces to flight in a spectacular show of strength against the Shia-led Baghdad government. The capture of the northern city of 2 million by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant — Sunni Muslims waging sectarian war on both sides of the Iraqi-Syrian frontier — complements ISIL’s grip on key western towns and followed four days of heavy fighting in Mosul and the border province of Nineveh around it. The United States, which pulled out its troops two and a half years ago, pledged to help Iraqi leaders “push back against this aggression” as the government of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki…

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Local Resident Graduates from Montserrat College of Art - Everett Independent


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Local Resident Graduates from Montserrat College of Art
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Katy Leigh Rogers was one of 84 seniors who graduated from Montserrat College of Art during commencement on May 16 at the Dane Street Church in Beverly, MA. Rogers is a resident of Everett, MA. She graduated with Dean's Highest Honors and received ...