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A street in Nasiriyah, Iraq, in early March. (Emilienne Malfatto for The Washington Post)
The militias are economic powerhouses and enforcers of the political regime. Now some Iraqis are souring on them, with grievances that extend well beyond Tehran’s influence to include concerns about what these groups have become and the promises they have broken.
The tiny helicopter’s flight would mark a first in interplanetary travel.
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Posts on a pro-militia website prompted the undercover probe into a domestic terrorism suspect who claims he was at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.
Vintwan Lee Brooks has been accused of resisting a police officer during a Black Lives Matter protest. (Saul Martinez for The Post)
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Former Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe, right, gestures during a news conference with Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, left, at Waterside in Norfolk, Va. (Steve Helber/AP)
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