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US launched first airstrikes in Iraq

US launched first airstrikes in Iraq

US launched first airstrikes in Iraq (August 8, 2014 12:54 PM)

(AP) -- U.S. airstrikes against Islamic militants in Iraq have begun -- a day after President Barack Obama authorized those strikes, and humanitarian aid in that country's north.

A Pentagon spokesman says two F/A-18 jets dropped 500-pound bombs on a piece of artillery and the truck towing it. The Pentagon says the militants were using the artillery to shell Kurdish forces defending the city...

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