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Syrian Border Town Under Constant Attack by IS Militants

Smoke billowed over the strategic Syrian border town of Kobani Sunday as fighting raged on between Islamic State militants and Kurdish forces backed by U.S.-led airstrikes. The latest fighting comes one day after Kurdish officials said IS forces shelled Kobani from three fronts Saturday. The attacks are the latest attempts by militants to take the town.   An estimated 160,000 people or more have fled across the border into Turkey to escape the fighting around Kobani; a conflict...

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