Ashes of Polish Battle of Britain ace return home for burial

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The ashes of Polish fighter ace Capt. Kazimierz Sporny, who is credited with downing at least five enemy planes in the World War II Battle of Britain, were brought from London to Poland and buried with military honors on Thursday. The ceremony in Sporny's hometown, the western city of Poznan, was part of events honoring Poland's Air Force and marking the 10 year anniversary of its deployment of F-16 fighter jets, an element of the force's modernization. Poland's conservative government attaches great importance to defense amid tense relations now with Moscow over Russia's actions in eastern Ukraine. Six F-16 fighters flew over Poznan's Krzesiny air base as...