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Terrorism & Security With Turkey poised to join Islamic State fight, is Syrian tomb a flashpoint?

Islamic State forces reportedly have surrounded a Turkish exclave in Syria where the grandfather of the founder of the Ottoman Empire is entombed. Turkey's Parliament is expected Thursday to authorize the deployment of troops to confront IS forces.

October 1, 2014

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Michael Johnson, (L) and William Rountree, strike a pose before joining people fighting for a minute to break the Guinness World Record for the largest pillow fight, with 4,200 pillows at the University of California, Irvine in Irvine, California.

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