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Hostages Held in Cafe in Sydney, Australia

Hundreds of armed police in Sydney, Australia have sealed off an area of the central business district where a gunman is holding more than three dozen people hostage inside a cafe. Live television from the scene showed people inside the Lindt Chocolate Cafe standing with their hands pushed up against the windows. A black flag with Arabic writing on it also could be seen through the glass. A Lindt executive said there were about 10 staff and "probably 30 customers" in the cafe...

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