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43 Killed in Beirut Suicide Blasts

Lebanon is observing a national day of mourning Friday for the 43 people killed in twin suicide bombings in a Beirut suburb. The Health Ministry says 239 people were wounded in the blasts Thursday.  Islamic State militants claimed responsibility for the explosions targeting Burj al-Barajneh, a busy commercial and residential neighborhood controlled by Hezbollah, whose fighters back Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Police say there were two explosions minutes apart. The body of a...

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