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BEIRUT (AP) - A convoy of Islamic State militants and their relatives being evacuated from the border with Lebanon has crossed into an extremist stronghold in eastern Syria, a Syrian monitoring group said Thursday, ending a standoff with the U.S.-led coalition.
The evacuation, negotiated by Lebanon's Hezbollah gro ...