WASHINGTON/BEIRUT - The United States and its Arab allies bombed Syria for the first time on Tuesday, killing scores of Islamic State fighters and members of a separate al Qaeda-linked group, opening a new front against militants by joining Syria's three-year-old civil war. | Video
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LONDON - Shares in drugmakers AstraZeneca and Shire fell sharply on Tuesday after the U.S. Treasury took steps to curb "inversion" deals that allow companies to escape high U.S. taxes by reincorporating abroad.
WASHINGTON - A second fence has been erected along part of the White House grounds, pushing tourists and passersby farther away after a fence jumper got into the executive mansion.
LONDON - The wife of a British aid worker being held by Islamic State - the militant group targeted by U.S. and Gulf Arab air strikes in Syria - said on Tuesday she had received an audio message from her husband.