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Israel's Netanyahu Undergoes Hernia Surgery

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is recovering after undergoing hernia surgery late Saturday.

His office said the surgery took about an hour and Mr. Netanyahu is expected to be released from the hospital on Sunday.

Mr. Netanyahu was admitted to a Jerusalem hospital after complaining of abdominal pain.

A Cabinet meeting planned for Sunday will be postponed.

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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