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Displaced Iraqis ride on a truck on a mountain road near the Turkish-Iraq border, outside Dahuk, in Iraq on Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014. Islamic militants attacked the towns of Sinjar and Zunmar a few days ago. (AP Photo/ Khalid Mohammed)
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Displaced Iraqis ride on a truck on a mountain road near the Turkish-Iraq border, outside Dahuk, in Iraq on Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014. Islamic militants attacked the towns of Sinjar and Zunmar a few days ago. (AP Photo/ Khalid Mohammed)

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