PBS NewsHour

News Wrap: White House considering Yazidi rescue

Clip: 08/13/2014 | 7m 28s

In our news wrap Wednesday, President Obama moved closer toward rescue steps for thousands of Yazidi refugees who are trapped on a mountain in Northern Iraq by fighters of the Islamic State group. The deputy national security advisor suggested a possible mission with British and Kurdish help. Also, New York’s Long Island suburbs were dumped with a summer’s worth of rain in just a few hours.

Aired: 08/13/14

Expired: 01/01/70

Rating: NR

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