breaking newsThe United Kingdom said it conducted its first airstrikes against ISIS in Iraq on Tuesday, striking targets four days after Parliament voted to approve the country’s involvement. British planes helped Kurdish troops who were fighting ISIS in northwestern Iraq, dropping a bomb on an ISIS heavy weapon position and shooting a missile at an armed pickup truck, the UK’s defense ministry said. An initial assessment indicates both strikes were successful, according to the ministry. British planes had been involved in reconnaissance missions over Iraq in the days since lawmakers approved UK airstrikes against ISIS in Iraq on Friday, but Tuesday’s strikes were a first. More