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August 19th, 2011
06:46 PM ET

'Flash mob' crime on the rise

CNN's Mary Snow reports on the rise of "flash mob" violence and how it poses new challenges for law enforcement.

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BLITZER’S BLOG: Assad must go – but where?
August 19th, 2011
03:39 PM ET

BLITZER’S BLOG: Assad must go – but where?

By CNN's Wolf Blitzer

(CNN) - Now that President Obama has declared that Bashar al-Assad must go, my question is this: Where does the Syrian leader go?

I suspect he can’t simply retire somewhere in Syria. The protesters in Syria no doubt would like to arrest him and try him for killing more than 2,000 people in the last few months. They probably would like to see him in a courtroom cage – sort of like what Egyptians have done to their former president, Hosni Mubarak.
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