BREAKING: U.S. Either Is Bombing Iraq, or it Isn't, or it Will Soon

Just moments ago, the New York Times reported that U.S. forces have begun bombing runs in the north of Iraq to give breathing space to threatened Yazidi refugees fleeing Islamic militants:

The Pentagon's press secretary is denying that report, however:

And CBS is reporting that northern airstrikes are possible soon to protect U.S. troops who have been working in the area.

More as it develops.

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