1. CHILLING

    Report: Syria Has Hit List

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    A 718-page digital document obtained by Mother Jones magazine appears to show that the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has a hit list on thousands of dissidents. The spreadsheet contains names, phone numbers, neighborhoods, and the alleged activities of thousands of opposition members that are apparent targets of the government. Mother Jones says three experts were separately asked to examine the document, and all of them agree it is authentic. The document reportedly surfaced last month on Twitter during discussions about Syria.

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