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The Russian military said on Friday it had helped more than 8,000 Syrian citizens flee parts of eastern Aleppo still controlled by rebels in the last 24 hours, including almost 3,000 children. The Russian military said in a statement that 14 rebels had also surrendered to Syrian government forces, laying down their weapons and crossing into western Aleppo. Russia's RIA news agency quoted Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Thursday as saying that the Syrian army, which has captured territory including Aleppo's historic Old City in recent days, had halted military activity to let civilians leave rebel-held territory.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supporters of the 2010 health care law are launching a political coalition to block its repeal, targeting Republican lawmakers whose constituents may now be at risk of losing health insurance.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's business community has begun to pressure Donald Trump to abandon campaign-trail pledges of mass deportation and other hard line immigration policies that some large employers fear would hurt the economy.