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Police Surround Paris Building as Man Holds 2 Hostages

Police in riot gear surrounded the entrance of a building in central Paris where a man was holding at least two people hostage in a ground-floor office Tuesday, French authorities said. There was no indication of a terrorist motive, police said. There initially were three hostages, but one was reportedly freed shortly after the hostage-taking began at about 4 p.m. in the office of a startup, police union official Yves Lefebvre said. The freed hostage was reportedly doused with...

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