After the United States-led coalition has battled the Islamic State, firing thousands of airstrikes across Iraq and Syria, the terrorist group that aims to establish a brutal Caliphate is gaining ground -- literally.
Former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn should be acquitted of aggravated pimping charges, the prosecutor in Strauss-Kahn's trial told a French criminal court in Lille on Tuesday, according to the prosecutor's spokeswoman.
The black flag of ISIS flies over government buildings. Police cars carry the group's insignia. The local football stadium is used for public executions. A town in Syria or Iraq? No. A city on the coast of the Mediterranean, in Libya.