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Bolstered by US, Kurds defiant to extremist threat

Mounted machine-gun fire rattled in the distance as Kurdish soldiers in khaki and beige, and armed civilians in baggy pants, gathered Friday at a checkpoint that has become the newest frontline with extremist fighters seeking to conquer territory for their self-styled Islamic state.

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