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Fighting Continues in Syria Near Turkish Border

Fighting continued to rage Saturday in northern Syria where Islamic State militants are closing in on a Kurdish town near the Turkish border. Kurdish forces backed by U.S.-led airstrikes are trying to defend the town of Kobani from the militant advance.  Kurds have been struggling to repel IS militants for weeks. The assault has forced more than 160,000 Syrians to flee into Turkey. The coalition has been bombing the militants' positions for weeks, but has made little...

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