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  • The under-construction One World Trade Center stands over the World Trade Center construction site and the National September 11 Memorial and Museum in New York's Lower Manhattan August 24, 2011.

    A decade after the September 11 attacks enveloped Lower Manhattan in a thick gray dust of pulverized buildings and human remains, the surrounding area has become a trendy neighborhood with a booming population.

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    06 Sep 11
  • House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) (C) walks from the House chamber after voting on debt ceiling legislation at the Capitol in Washington August 1, 2011.

    A year after declaring themselves “Young Guns” ready to clean up Washington, these budget-slashing Republicans are drawing more jeers than cheers — and raising Democrats’ hopes for next year’s election.

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    06 Sep 11
  • A illustration picture shows a Swiss Post clerk as he exchanges Swiss francs into Euros at a counter in a Swiss Post office in Bern August 8, 2011.

    Switzerland’s central bank turned the tables on Tuesday on investors who have driven up the franc, sinking it nearly 9 percent to the euro, while European stocks eked out some gains after sharp losses a day earlier.

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    06 Sep 11
  • Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (l) sits next to Afghan President Hamid Karzai as he waves to media during a Trilateral Summit between Islamic Republic of Iran, the I.R of Afghanistan and the Republic of Tajikistan

    The body of a U.S. civilian engineer has been found in the Afghan capital, an Afghan intelligence source told Reuters on Tuesday, adding that the man who worked on a military base appeared to have been murdered.

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    06 Sep 11
  • SE football

    Sleepy Eye 36 CMC 16 1st Quarter was scoreless Sleepy Eye scored early in the 2nd.5 yd TD pass from sophomore Brandon Polesky to Mickey Medrano PAT attempt was blocked. (quarter 2)On the ensuing kickoff …

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    05 Sep 11
  • An anti-Mubarak demonstrator throws stones at a riot police vehicle after clashes with pro-Mubarak demonstrators and riot policemen in front of the police academy where former president Hosni Murbarak is on trial in Cairo September 5, 2011

    Supporters and opponents of deposed Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak scuffled on Monday inside and outside the court staging his trial on charges of corruption and killings of protesters, and a top police officer delivered the first witness testimony.

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    05 Sep 11
  • Vampire fans to sail off Alaska coast next year

    Hundreds of vampire enthusiasts will sail Alaska’s fabled Inside Passage in a summer 2012 cruise tailored to their interests that combines gazing at glaciers with a late-night costume ball, organizers said on Thursday.

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    05 Sep 11
  • Republican gun raffle in Giffords’ county draws criticism

    The Republican Party in Representative Gabrielle Giffords’ home county is raising eyebrows by raffling off a Glock handgun — the same brand handgun with which Giffords, a Democrat, was shot through the head in January.

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    05 Sep 11