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U.S. woman and her family freed after being held 5 years by Taliban-linked group

The Pakistani army said Thursday that it had rescued an American woman, her Canadian husband and their three young children from captivity by a militant network linked to the Taliban.Pakistani officials said the army and intelligence agencies conducted the rescue operation based on intelligence provided by American authorities, delivering a boost to flagging relations between the United States and Pakistan.Officials identified the rescued couple as Caitlan Coleman of Stewartstown, Pa., and her Canadian husband Joshua Boyle. They disappeared five years ago while traveling in a mountainous area near Kabul, Afghanistan, during a backpacking trip through Central Asia.Coleman was pregnant at the time. The couple had th ...