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  • Libyan forces allied with the U.N.-backed government fire weapons during a battle with IS fighters in Sirte, Libya, July 21, 2016. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic/File Photo - RTSLTSA
    August 10, 2016  

    In our news wrap Wednesday, U.S.-backed forces in Libya say they have captured the Islamic State headquarters, located in the city of Sirte. After a weeks-long stalemate, they finally broke through with the help of U.S. airstrikes that began 10 days ago. Also, with air support from the U.S., the Afghan government is sending more troops to a key southern province to fight Taliban gains. Continue reading

  • A brush engine drives down a road as flames rise and attempt to jump the road during the Pilot Fire near Silverwood Lake in San Bernardino county near Hesperia, California, U.S. August 7, 2016.  REUTERS/Patrick T Fallon - RTSLPZI
    August 9, 2016  

    In our news wrap Tuesday, two wildfires in California are wreaking havoc: one in the San Bernardino Mountains, which has threatened 5,000 homes, and another north of Big Sur, which is about halfway contained but still growing. Also, Delta Air faced more problems after its global systems crashed Monday. Another 500 flights were canceled and hundreds more delayed on Tuesday. Continue reading

  • April 9, 2008   BY  

    American Airlines, the world’s largest carrier, cancelled 850 additional flights on Wednesday after cancelling nearly 500 on Tuesday in order to reinspect and possibly rework the wiring of its widely-used MD-80 fleet. Continue reading