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By Danica Kirka The Associated Press

US-led coalition targets oil facilities controlled by Islamic State group in eastern Syria

LONDON British Tornado jets struck oil fields in eastern Syria on Thursday that help finance the Islamic State group and Germany prepared to send reconnaissance aircraft to the Middle East as coalition forces stepped up efforts to fight the militants.

In the intensely competitive world of beer sales, size may not help win the consumer stakes

LONDON It’s no fun being in the middle.

Heineken, Molson Coors and Carlsberg are storied brewers that trace their roots back hundreds of years and have loyal drinkers around the world. But the merger of their two biggest competitors leaves such mid-size brewers without a clear way forward.