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"Now I'll show you how an Italian dies."
FABRIZIO QUATTROCCHI, an Italian private-security guard who was kidnapped in Iraq, trying to pull off his hood to face his captors seconds before he was executed

"For those who reject reconciliation and want war, we are ready. For those who want reconciliation, we have given them a chance. Stop shedding our blood so as to preserve your blood."
Anonymous speaker said to be OSAMA BIN LADEN, on an audiotape aired by the Arabic TV stations al-Jazeera and al-Arabiya, offering European countries, but not the U.S., a...

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