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BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State tanks, vehicles, checkpoints and bunkers have been pounded by airstrikes from American and partner warplanes and drones. The attacks were carried out in Syria and Iraq. Meanwhile, the coalition against the extremist group has expanded. Britain, Denmark and Belgium have joined.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — He's unconscious now, but when he comes to, an Oklahoma man will be charged in connection with the beheading of a woman at a food plant where he had been fired. Police in suburban Oklahoma City say Alton Nolen attacked a second worker with a knife. He was shot by an off-duty police who works at the site. Co-workers say he recently started trying to convert several of them to Islam.

CHICAGO (AP) — One man, a contract worker, is blamed for a fire at a suburban Chicago air traffic control center that has affected thousands of passengers in and out of Chicago and elsewhere in the country. Authorities have ruled out any ties to terrorism. Investigators had no immediate information on a possible motive and emphasized that the FAA contractor was authorized to be at the site.

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana teacher initially sentenced to a just a month in prison for the rape of a 14-year-old girl has been resentenced, this time to 10 years in custody. Stacey Dean Rambold, who is 55, pleaded guilty to a single count of sexual intercourse without consent. The case led to the censure of a judge who partially blamed the victim. She committed suicide three years after the 2007 attack.

BROWNSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Musical performers and fans from as far away from Europe have gathered in the small town of Brownsville in western Tennessee today for the opening of a museum honoring Tina Turner. It's housed in a restored one-room schoolhouse where Turner attended classes. It has gold-and-platinum records and glittering outfits and dresses worn during performances by Turner. Turner, who lives in Switzerland and says she can't fly long distances, sent a video greeting.

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