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Lebanon PM Hariri rejects Hizbullah-backed candidate

BEIRUT— Lebanon's caretaker prime minister said Monday he will take part in any government headed by a Hizbllah-backed candidate, raising the stakes in a crisis that many fear could descend into violence.
Sa'ad Hariri made the announcement as Lebanese President Michel Suleiman began two days of consultations with lawmakers over their choice of premier.
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