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Lebanon protesters try to storm government palace

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An anti-Syrian regime protester reacts in Martyrs' Square during the funeral for the country's intelligence chief, Brig. Gen. Wissam al-Hassan, in Beirut, Lebanon, Sunday. Lebanese soldiers fired guns and tear gas to push back hundreds of protesters who broke through a police cordon and tried to storm the government headquarters.

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The funeral for Lebanon's slain intelligence chief descended into chaos Sunday as soldiers fired tear gas at protesters who tried to storm the government palace, directing their rage at a leadership they consider puppets of a murderous Syrian regime.
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