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Syrian army and Hezbollah launch attack near Lebanese border

BEIRUT (AP) — The Syrian army and members of Lebanon’s militant Hezbollah group launched a major ground offensive on Friday aimed at ending the yearslong presence of hundreds of militants in a border area between the two countries. The offensive was widely expected after negotiations with militants to leave the area failed over the past …

Junot Diaz is back with ‘Islandborn,’ his first children’s book

New Jersey writer Junot Diaz‘s next book will be a children’s book —  a picture book about a young girl titled “Islandborn.”  Diaz, 48, first promised his goddaughters 20 years ago that he would write about Dominican girls like them who lived in the Bronx, the New York Times reports, so the project arrives more …