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US Company Hiring Mercenaries To Kill ISIS for $500K a Year? That’s Not Real

FILE - In this file photo taken Monday, June 23, 2014, fighters of the al-Qaida-inspired Islamic State group, then known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, parade in a commandeered Iraqi security forces vehicle on a main road at the northern city of Mosul, Iraq, more than two weeks after they took over the country's second largest city. The Islamic state group has accelerated killings of former policemen and army officers, apparently fearing they might join a potential internal Sunni uprising against its rule. Such killings, including the deadly attack on police Col. Mohammed Hassan and his son in mid October, have accelerated in recent days, as the extremists' opponents - Kurdish fighters and Shiite militias, backed by U.S.-led airstrikes - have made some gains, taking back several towns that the militants had overrun. (AP Photo, File)
FILE - In this file photo taken Monday, June 23, 2014, fighters of the al-Qaida-inspired Islamic State group, then known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, parade in a commandeered Iraqi security forces vehicle on a main road at the northern city of Mosul, Iraq, more than two weeks after they took over the country's second largest city. The Islamic state group has accelerated killings of former policemen and army officers, apparently fearing they might join a potential internal Sunni uprising against its rule. Such killings, including the deadly attack on police Col. Mohammed Hassan and his son in mid October, have accelerated in recent days, as the extremists' opponents - Kurdish fighters and Shiite militias, backed by U.S.-led airstrikes - have made some gains, taking back several towns that the militants had overrun. (AP Photo, File)

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