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Obama: Iraqi Kurds, Military Recapture Mosul Dam

President Barack Obama says American airstrikes have helped Iraqi forces and Kurds recapture the strategic Mosul dam from Islamist militants and avert a humanitarian disaster.    During an appearance at the White House, President Obama said Iraqi and Kurdish security forces, backed by U.S. war planes, have retaken the dam from fighters from the Islamic State group.   “If that dam was breached it could have proven catastrophic with floods that would have threatened the...

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