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17 Soldiers Killed in Pakistan Blast

Pakistan officials say a suicide car bomber has hit a military checkpoint in the country's northwest, killing 17 soldiers.
The Associated Press reports more than three dozen people were wounded in the assault Sunday.
The attack took place in the North Waziristan tribal region, a known sanctuary for Taliban and al-Qaida militants.

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Kurdish Fighters Celebrate Kobani Victory

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