April 29, 2011 6:43 PM

U.S. announces sanctions as Syrian regime cracks down

Defying tanks, troops and gunfire, thousands of people took to the streets Friday across Syria to protest the regime's bloody crackdown on a six-week-old uprising and press a demand for the ouster of President Bashar Assad, according to witnesses, activists and news reports.

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