Smoke rises from airstrikes targeting Islamic State militants near the Khazer checkpoint outside of the city of Irbil in northern Iraq, Friday, Aug. 8, 2014. The airstrikes were launched outside the Kurdish regional capital Irbil, and marked the first time U.S. forces have directly targeted the extremist Islamic State group, which controls large areas of Syria and Iraq. (AP Photo/ Khalid Mohammed)

15 new US airstrikes in northern Iraq

WASHINGTON (AP) – A new round of U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq on Monday was aimed at helping Iraqi forces regain control of the Mosul da…

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Lower gas prices to start your week

The average price for a gallon of regular gas was $3.40 in Monday's survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and WEX Inc…