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U.S. soldier killed in Afghan firefight

A roadside bomb exploded in the Afghan capital Tuesday, killing two Afghans riding in a taxi, as fighting in eastern provinces left a U.S. soldier and seven suspected Taliban dead, officials said. Also, the Afghan government appealed for $76.4 million to tackle an “imminent food crisis” caused by prolonged drought, particularly in the north and northwest. The bomb on a busy Kabul road — the latest in a series of blasts that have rattled the capital — killed a man and woman in the taxi and wounded four other people, police official Faiz Ahmad Hotaq said. Full Story

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