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    German Authorities: Christmas Market Attacker Still at Large

    They’re on high alert. Shortly after a semi truck crashed into a Berlin Christmas market Monday, killing 12 people, police arrested a 23-year-old Pakistani asylum seeker — but he’s been released due to a lack of evidence linking him to the crime. Now authorities are searching for a Tunisian suspect and ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack. Meanwhile, far-right nationalist movements in Germany are using the incident to question Chancellor Angela Merkel’s fitness to lead, something that could scupper her re-election bid next year.

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