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Taliban Bombers Kill 7 as Obama Exits Afghanistan

Taliban insurgents attacked a compound housing foreigners in the Afghan capital today, killing seven people, hours after President Barack Obama made a surprise visit and signed a pact governing the U.S. presence after combat troops withdraw.

The Taliban said the attack was a response to Obama’s visit, which coincided with Wednesday’s anniversary of the killing of Osama bin Laden in neighboring Pakistan. . .

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