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Obama to mark September 11 at the Pentagon

WASHINGTON – US President Barack Obama will mark the ninth anniversary of the September 11 attacks at the Pentagon, and Vice President Joe Biden will be at the World Trade Center site in New York, the White House said Monday. ...

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World’s ‘smallest’ man tours Big Apple

NEW YORK – A Nepalese teenager set to be declared the planet’s smallest person got the big star treatment Tuesday on a tour of New York. Crowds at Times Square jostled for a glimpse of Khagendra Thapa Magar who at ...

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Hundreds of looted artifacts returned to Iraq

BAGHDAD – Hundreds of Iraqi artifacts looted from museums and archaeological sites across the country – including a 4,400-year-old statue of an ancient king stolen during the US-led invasion – have been returned to Iraq and were displayed Tuesday. Iraq ...

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Pakistan races to protect two towns from surging floods

Karachi: Pakistani authorities were Monday racing to protect two southern towns and their 360,000 residents from surging floods, as the nation struggles to cope with its worst natural disaster in living memory.A month-and-a-half after monsoons caused devastating floods throughout the ...

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Objects thrown at Blair before Dublin book signing

Dublin, Sep 4,2010 (AFP): Angry protesters threw objects at Britain’s former prime minister Tony Blair as he arrived at the first public signing session to promote his memoirs on Saturday in the Irish capital Dublin. Around 200 noisy protesters had ...

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