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Iraqi Troops Drive IS Fighters from Key Town

The Pentagon says Iraqi forces have driven Islamic State out of the western town of al-Baghdadi -- close to a military base where U.S. forces are training Iraqis. The Combined Joint Task Force said Friday Iraqi forces and tribal fighters from the Anbar region successfully cleared the town of Islamic State, retaking the police station and three bridges across the Euphrates River. The militants have held the bridges since September. The task force said the U.S.-led coalition delivered...

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