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PBC News & Comment: Iran’s Air Force Joins the Fray, Bombs Islamic State in Iraq

Iran joins the anti-Islamic State free-for-all, sends fighter jets to Diyala province in Iraq; US, Iran both deny coordination….

–Sen. Rand Paul introduces declaration of war on IS

–Iraqi officials say woman held in Lebanon is not wife of IS leader al-Baghdadi

–Army Times reports that 250 soldiers from Ft. Bragg are headed for Iraq

–Staten Island grand jury declines to indict NY cop who killed unarmed black man with chokehold

–cop who shot 12-year-old in Cleveland was bounced from previous job for “dismal” gun skills

–appeals court delays execution of mentally ill convict in Texas, ruining Rick Perry’s day

–Jason Leopold at Vice reports on FBI efforts to debunk theories about the fiery death of reporter Michael Hastings

–in excerpt from our in-depth interview, Dr. John C. Warner, the “father of Green Chemistry” explains his vision

–Speaker Boehner struggles to control his Tea Party radicals, tries to avoid government shutdown

–Greenwald slams Egypt for letting Mubarek off while 188 protesters are sentenced to death