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    Belgians Hunt for ‘Hesitant’ Paris Bomber

    Obama says not to “succumb to fear,” but with a suicide bomber at large, it’s not easy. Brussels remains on alert, looking for suspected Paris terrorist Salah Abdeslam, believed strapped with explosives. Bars and restaurants closed early Saturday, expecting attacks like those that killed 130 in the French capital Nov. 13. Abdeslam is reportedly anxious to get to Syria, but ready to detonate himself, according to one of his incarcerated accomplices. Some speculate that he balked at blowing himself up in Paris, and his friends say he’s caught between authorities and  ISIS operatives unhappy he’s alive.

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