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20 Killed in Bangladesh Tornado

Officials in eastern Bangladesh say a tornado has hit nearly two dozen villages, killing 20 people and injuring at least 200 others.

Local authorities say the death toll from Saturday's tornado is expected to rise.

The tornado damaged hundreds of homes and shops, and toppled trees and electricity poles.

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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