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US Airstrikes, Aid for Besieged Northern Iraqi Town

The U.S. Defense Department says the United States has conducted airstrikes and dropped humanitarian aid to the Iraqi city of Amerli, cut off from receiving food, water and medical supplies for two months by Islamic State militants.   Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Admiral John Kirby said in a statement the Air Force delivered the aid Saturday alongside aircraft from Australia, France and Britain. Kirby said the U.S. military conducted coordinated airstrikes against nearby Islamic...

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