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Officials: US to send more troops to Iraq to help with Mosul

The U.S. is sending 615 more troops to Iraq as the stage is set for an Iraqi-led battle to reclaim Mosul, the northern city that has been the Islamic State group's main stronghold for more than two years. The offensive, starting as soon as October, looms as a decisive moment for Iraq and for President Barack Obama's much-criticized strategy to defeat IS.

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Hillary Clinton weighs in on HB2, voter ID law and early voting

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton weighs in on North Carolina’s HB2 bill, voter ID law and early voting during a campaign rally Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016 at Wake Technical Community College in Raleigh, NC, following the first presidential debate.
Photo by Chuck Liddy, Video by Travis Long newsobserver.com
Hillary Clinton weighs in on HB2, voter ID law and early voting 1:21

Hillary Clinton weighs in on HB2, voter ID law and early voting

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Trump, Clinton clash in first presidential debate - ELECTION REWIND

Hillary Clinton talks about HB2 on her return to campaign trail 0:54

Hillary Clinton talks about HB2 on her return to campaign trail

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Trump campaign calls Putin stronger leader than Obama - Election Rewind