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Syrian rebels press US and allies to send weapons

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BEIRUT (AP) — With President Barack Obama weighing the issue, increasingly desperate Syrian rebels are pressing the U.S. and its allies to send weapons to even their odds now that Lebanon's powerful Hezbollah guerrillas are fighting alongside the regime. The U.S. and its allies so far have refused to send lethal aid to the rebels in part because of fears that the arms could fall into the...