Russia says Syrian government now in control of rebel town

MOSCOW – The Russian military says the Syrian government is now in full control of town on the outskirts of Damascus that was held by the rebels and that was the site of suspected chemical attack over the weekend. The Defense Ministry said in a statement on Thursday that the situation in the town of Douma, just east of the Syrian capital, is "normalizing." More than 13,500 Syrian rebel fighters and their families have left Douma this month under a so-called [...]