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Kurds, Islamic State Militants Continue Kobani Fighting

Kurdish fighters and Islamic State militants continue to battle in the northern Syrian town of Kobani. Plumes of smoke could be seen Tuesday from across the border in Turkey, as the two sides clashed again in the weekslong fight that has drawn international support to help the Kurds hold off militant attempts to take the town. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said planes from the U.S.-led coalition also carried out fresh airstrikes in the area Tuesday, targeting...

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