BAGHDAD (AP) — The U.S. military says 5 American troops have been killed in central Iraq. A military statement says the 5 were killed today, but doesn’t say how they died. The number of U.S. service members killed in Iraq is now 4,459.
DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (AP) — Intelligence officials in Pakistan say U.S. missiles fired in South Waziristan, near the Afghan border, have killed 16 people. The identities of the dead aren’t known, but the targets were suspected militants.
GREER, Ariz. (AP) — More than 2,000 firefighters are battling a huge wildfire in eastern Arizona. The blaze already is 184,000 acres and is likely to get bigger with winds and dry lightning. Firefighters have been able to keep a wildfire in southeastern Arizona from occupied homes. That 100,000-acre fire seems to be holding steady.