U.S. Carries Out Airstrikes on Islamic State Near Mosul

Aug. 17 (Bloomberg) -- Kurdish forces retook part of Iraq’s largest dam after battling Islamic State fighters in nearby villages in an attempt to push back the Sunni-Muslim insurgents from the north with the help of U.S. airstrikes. Airstrikes yesterday against an Islamic State armed truck and a Humvee near Mosul Dam can be seen in this video provided by the U.S. Central Commmand. (Video courtesy of U.S. Central Commmand. Source: Bloomberg)

U.S. 1Q GDP Revised Up to 1.2% Growth
25:13 - The U.S. economy grew at a faster pace than previously thought in the first quarter as the revised data shows growth of 1.2 percent, based in large part on an increase in consumption. Bloomberg Intelligence's Ira Jersey examines the data on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas." (Source: Bloomberg)
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