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US Probes Reports of IS Chlorine Gas Attacks

U.S. officials are investigating reports that Islamic State militants are using chlorine gas bombs against Iraqi security forces in their fight to grab more territory. According to various accounts in U.S. and Iraqi media, the militants detonated the gas with homemade bombs, unleashing streams of yellow smoke in an assault on Iraqi police last month near Balad, just north of Baghdad. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday the allegations have not yet been confirmed, but they...

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