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Ramped-up US-Led Airstrikes Stall IS Advance in Kobani

War jets flew over the Syrian town of Kobani on Saturday after days of heavy air strikes by U.S. warplanes, which slowed an advance by Islamic State militants against Kurdish forces defending the border town. The tempo of U.S.-led air strikes has increased dramatically, with a U.S. fighter craft launching six air strikes on Islamic State positions near Kobani on Friday, the U.S military said. More Islamic State targets were hit in the same area on Wednesday and Thursday after...

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