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Iraq militants walk fine line in seized areas

In the week since it captured Iraq's second-largest city, Mosul, a Muslim extremist group has tried to win over residents and has stopped short of widely enforcing its strict brand of Islamic law, residents say. Churches remain unharmed and street cleaners are back at work. Getting around is easier now that much-despised blast walls and security checkpoints are gone.

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FILE - In this June 13, 2014 file photo, an Iraqi man shops for food at a market in the northern city of Mosul, Iraq. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant has stopped short of widely enforcing Taliban-style. In the week since it captured Iraq’s second-largest city, Mosul, a Muslim extremist group has tried to win over residents and has stopped short of widely enforcing its strict brand of Islamic law, residents say. Churches remain unharmed and street cleaners are back at work. (AP Photo, File)
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