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'China is not afraid of the Internet.' CHINA'S FOREIGN MINISTRY, denying reports that Beijing blocked YouTube for showing undated clips of Chinese soldiers beating Tibetan monks

'If you had said to us a year ago that the least of my problems would be Iraq--which is still a pretty serious problem--I don't think anyone would have believed it.' BARACK OBAMA, during an interview with 60 Minutes

'It is time for France to be true to its conscience.' HERVE MORIN, French Defense Minister, announcing that the nation will pay out more than $13.5 million to people with illnesses resulting from decades of nuclear...

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