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    Sydney: If Things Were Different (Editorial)

Sydney: If Things Were Different (Editorial)

The hostage situation in Sydney, Australia, concluded overnight, but it remains international news as details filter through and the events of yesterday are given a complete context. The initial fear was that this was a terrorist attack, fueled largely by the appearance of a black flag with Arabic writing in the window of the Lindt cafe, held up by terrified hostages pressed against the glass. It is only after the

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    Sydney Hostage Situation Will Happen in U.S.

Sydney Hostage Situation Will Happen in U.S.

As many as 40 hostages remained under the control of an Iranian Islamic extremist in a restaurant located in Sydney, Australia on Monday. Sheik Man Haron Monis was a known fugitive facing charges of sexual assault, and an accessory to murder. Symbols held up by some of the hostages indicated that he was associated with the terrorist group ISIS. Authorities warn that this type of situation is likely to happen

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    BREAKING NEWS: Sydney Cafe Scene of Suspected Terrorism Siege

BREAKING NEWS: Sydney Cafe Scene of Suspected Terrorism Siege

Less than an hour ago, a popular Sydney, Australia, cafe became the scene of a siege which is suspected of connections to terrorism. A Lindt Chocolate Cafe in the central business district (CBD) of the Australian city was taken over by at least one armed assailant, causing mass evacuations of the usually busy area. Hostages have been seen pressed up against windows with their hands up and some were seen

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