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Floods Hit San Antonio, Texas

The southern U.S. city of San Antonio, Texas has been hit by flooding that has killed at least two people.

Nearly 40 centimeters of rain has fallen in some parts of the city since early Saturday.

Rescuers have spent much of the past several hours pulling more than 200 people from their flooded cars and homes.

San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro is imploring people to stay off the roads.

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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