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'The places where we were locked out, I'm going to have the key.' JAMES A. YOUNG, the first black man to be elected mayor of Philadelphia, Miss., a town made infamous by the 1964 murders of three civil rights activists by the Ku Klux Klan

'It's worse than September 11 or hurricanes.' EDUARDO CHAILLO, U.S. regional director at the Mexico Tourism Board, on launching a $90 million ad campaign to combat negative publicity from the swine-flu outbreak

'Death to the government of potato!' SUPPORTERS of Iranian presidential hopeful Mir-Hossein Moussavi, referring to President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who distributed 400,000 tons of free...

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