U.S. Launches Airstrikes

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(NBC News)  U.S. fighter jets were back over the skies of Iraq Friday, dropping bombs on Islamic militant targets.    

Two F/A-18 fighter jets flying from the U.S.S George H.W. Bush dropped 500 pound bombs on ISIS  militants near the city of Erbil.

The strikes knocked out artillery the ISIS fighters were were using to shell Kurdish forces in Erbil, close to the U.S. consulate there.    

President Obama promised Thursday military action would be taken if the Islamic militants were a threat to Americans.

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