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Key Pakistan Taliban Commander Shot Dead

A key Pakistan Taliban commander was fatally shot Monday, and a top government official is saying Pakistan has reached a turning point in its dealings with the militants.   Unidentified gunmen on Monday opened fire on a car carrying Taliban commander Asmatullah Shaheen, killing him and several militants traveling with him. According to Shaheen’s relatives, the ambush took place in the militant stronghold of North Waziristan. It was unclear who was behind the attack, but local...

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