Pentagon Launches New Airstrikes Against ISIS

ABC News' Paula Faris reports the latest headlines from around the world.
2:39 | 08/31/14

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Hello I'm Paula -- from ABC news headquarters here in new York and this is an ABC news digital report. And we begin expanded air strikes targeting ice since that group of Islamic extremists in Iraq this morning US fighter jets and drones are pounding targets. In -- like this one -- an ice -- convoy. They are also a lot of humanitarian mission dropping aid from several nations which is helping roughly 151000 stranded members. Of the farming community. All -- that says the terror group overnight -- at least another gruesome video -- -- seeking shade of a soldier captured along the Syrian border. And Michael -- the first openly gay player drafted into the NFL has been released by the St. Louis Rams. The defensive lineman -- football history this past may as the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team. Overnight stand taking the setback in stride. Thinking the -- on social media for giving him the opportunity to play of the 31 other teams have until noon today to put in a claim for Sam. Otherwise he could still doing the Saint Louis rams' practice -- And now do some really big health news that could affect tens of millions of people worldwide it's an experimental drug which treat congestive heart failure. Doctors calling it and game changer. This breakthrough drug which does not yet have a name reduced both the risk of death from heart disease and hospitalization. For heart failure. By 20%. We -- -- that volcanic eruption has once again rocked Iceland in the same area than at a similar blast on Friday. Only this time volcanic ash has -- -- the aviation warning to its highest level red which restricts flights through that eruption site. And finally who you gonna call the movie ghost -- turns thirty this year and to celebrate the anniversary of the film is being. Creamy skin over 700 movie theaters nationwide -- In 1984 classic has been restored and three masked -- But wait a -- -- no ghosts. Yet better hurry the film as only Shelly -- and limited. -- -- -- -- -- -- that and that's a look at today's developing stories make hasty two day they're out the day for any updates and deceiving. On world news tonight thanks -- watching this ABC news digital reports. I'm -- -- enjoy this day the last August.

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