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Obama to host dinner to honor Iraq sacrifices

WASHINGTON — US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle will host a special White House dinner later this month to honor veterans of the Iraq war, two months after the last US troops left for home. The event will take place on February 29 and include servicemen and women…

Shared sacrifices allow Iraq war to end: Biden

US Vice President Joe Biden, in Iraq as the last American soldiers prepare to depart, thanked troops from both sides for their shared sacrifices, saying they helped to end the war. But even as Biden spoke of the conflict drawing to a close, 18 people were killed in attacks in Diyala province,…