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Pentagon: US, partners begin airstrikes in Syria
WASHINGTON (AP) â€” The U.S. and partner nations began launching airstrikes against Islamic State group targets in Syria for the first time Monday night, expanding a military campaign against the militants with a mix of fighter jets, bombers and Tomahawk cruise missiles fired from ships in the region.
Bears lead Jets 17-13 after 2nd quarter
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) â€” Two early turnovers staked the Chicago Bears to 14 points on their way to a 17-13 halftime lead over the New York Jets on Monday night.
China September factory activity edges up on stronger orders but employment shrinks
BEIJING (Reuters) - Activity in China's manufacturing sector unexpectedly picked up in September even as factory employment slumped to a 5-1/2-year low, a survey showed on Tuesday, a potential source of worry for Communist leaders who prize social stability above all else. The HSBC/Markit Flash China Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) rose to 50.5 in September from August's final reading of 50.2. ...