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    Prosecutor: Abdeslam ‘Backed out’ of Stadium Bombing

    He’s getting it off his chest. Suspected “eighth attacker” Salah Abdeslam, 26, arrested Friday in Brussels, is reportedly telling all he knows about the ISIS-inspired Nov. 13 Paris terror that killed 130. The Belgian national, who hid for four months, told interrogators he “wanted to blow himself up at the Stade de France,” but balked at the last minute, said French prosecutor Francois Molins. The statements of the man charged in the attacks should be regarded cautiously, Molins warned, and as Abdeslam awaits extradition proceedings, he will have much more explaining to do.

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