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Sharif vows not to step down

Protesters turn violent; Pakistani TV station overrun

Posted: September 2, 2014 at 3:24 a.m.

Police use tear gas to disperse protesters in Islamabad, Pakistan, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. Anti-government protesters stormed Pakistan’s state television building Monday, forcing the channel briefly off the air as they clashed with police and pushed closer to the prime minister’s residence. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)

ISLAMABAD -- Ahead of a joint session of parliament, Pakistan's prime minister and army chief held marathon meetings Monday over violent anti-government protests that could force the premier of this nuclear-armed country to resign.

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