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A.M. Links: Debbie Reynolds Has Died, Ceasefire in Syria, Obama Designates Two New National Monuments

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  • White House / Flickr.com

    Russia and Turkey have agreed to back a ceasefire in Syria. That truce is set to begin later today.

  • Debbie Reynolds, the star of Singin' in the Rain and the mother of Carrie Fisher, has died at age 84.
  • President Barack Obama has designated two new national monuments, one in Utah and the other in Nevada.
  • "Secretary of State John Kerry's rebuke of the Israeli government on Wednesday set off a wave of criticism from lawmakers in both parties. Republicans denounced what they said was the Obama administration's harsh treatment of a steadfast ally and Democrats signaled that they were uneasy with Mr. Kerry's pressure on Israel, even as they praised the effort to promote Middle East peace."
  • According to reports, the Obama administration is expected today to announce its response to alleged Russian hacking of the 2016 election.

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