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By Isabel Coles TEL ASQOF, Iraq (Reuters) - A pickup truck races toward a burning village in northern Iraq, slamming to a halt behind an armored convoy that forms the only barrier between U.S. forces and Islamic State. "We are fighting alongside our American brothers," says the Kurdish fighter filming the scene, shouting to be heard over the sound of gunfire and explosions on the outskirts of Tel Asqof. Kurdish officials say he was hit by a sniper and evacuated by helicopter within the hour, but died of his wounds.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — An attorney for a mentally ill doctor charged with the murder of a Yale University physician has asked the Connecticut Supreme Court to overturn a judge's ruling allowing the defendant to be medicated against his will so he can be competent to stand trial.