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Former British PM Thatcher Dead at 87

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has died at the age of 87 following a stroke.

Britain's only female prime minister was a tough, outspoken woman who led the Conservative Party to three election victories from 1979 to 1990.

That was the longest continuous period in office by a British prime minister since the early 19th century.

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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