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    Lawyers for Paris Terror Suspect Resign

    They warned him this would happen. Salah Abdeslam’s lawyers say they will no longer represent him because he’s chosen to remain silent. Abdeslam, 27, is alleged to be the only survivor of the ISIS-linked team that planned the gruesome Nov. 13 Paris attacks that left 130 people dead. He’s under 24-hour surveillance in his cell, a condition that his lawyers blame for his silence. “Being watched all the time,” one said, “with infrared at night, that drives one crazy.” Legally, Abdeslam will need representation when he goes to trial.

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