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13 Missing in Peru Helicopter Crash

French oil company Perenco says a helicopter it chartered has gone down in the northeastern jungle of Peru with 13 people aboard.

Perenco said in a statement Sunday that the Peruvian military is searching for survivors, but so far none have been found.

The crash took place in the Curaray River area, far northeast of the capital, Lima.

The cause has not yet been determined.

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Kurdish Fighters Celebrate Kobani Victory

Video Kurds Celebrate Kobani Victory

Kurdish fighters, backed by US airstrikes, pushed back Islamic State fighters from the Syrian border town Kobani. This exclusive video shows the destruction of the city, celebrations of the fighters, plus continued firing on IS targets on the outskirts of the town. More