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Britain bashed by surf, blow as Storm Imogen hits

Feb 9, 2016

Britain bashed by surf, blow as Storm Imogen hits

A winter storm with hurricane-force winds and huge waves battered Britain’s coastline Monday, cutting power to thousands and disrupting travel across the country. More than 15,000 homes were without power as Storm Imogen hit Ireland, Wales and southern England. Coastal towns were soaked by ...

Iraq massing forces to retake Islamic State-held Mosul hub

Feb 9, 2016

Iraq massing forces to retake Islamic State-held Mosul hub

The Iraqi army is deploying thousands of soldiers to a northern base in preparation for operations to retake the Islamic State group’s hub of Mosul, officials said on Monday. Islamic State seized Mosul in June 2014 and except for airstrikes has held Iraq’s second ...