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New York commemorates 17th anniversary of September 11

New York commemorates 17th anniversary of September 11New York on Tuesday honored the nearly 3,000 people killed on September 11, 2001 in a ceremony at Ground Zero, the site where hijacked Al-Qaeda planes brought down the Twin Towers. The 17th anniversary was commemorated in fog and gentle rain by relatives of those who were killed, police officers, fire fighters and officials, who remembered what remains the deadliest single attack on US soil. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, the US ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley and Mayor Bill de Blasio, together with his predecessors, Michael Bloomberg and Rudy Giuliani, were among those who attended.



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Remembering 9/11 on the 17th anniversary of terrorist attacks

Remembering 9/11 on the 17th anniversary of terrorist attacksAmericans commemorated he Sept. 11 terror attacks with somber tributes, volunteer projects and a new monument to victims.



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Trump celebrates anniversary of Clinton's 'basket of deplorables' comment

Trump celebrates anniversary of Clinton's 'basket of deplorables' commentPresident Trump continues to capitalize on Hillary Clinton’s comment.



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North Korea to hold military parade to mark 70th anniversary

North Korea to hold military parade to mark 70th anniversaryHundreds of trucks carrying thousands of troops lined a Pyongyang riverbank in the pale light of dawn early Sunday, as nuclear-armed North Korea prepared to celebrate its birthday with a huge show of military strength. Sunday is the 70th anniversary of the 1948 foundation of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, as the North is officially known, three years after Moscow and Washington divided the peninsula between them in the closing days of the Second World War. Such set-piece dates are a mainstay of the North’s political calendar, particularly when round numbers are involved, and have traditionally been occasions for showing off its latest hardware.



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Colin Kaepernick named face of Nike's new 30th anniversary campaign

Colin Kaepernick named face of Nike's new 30th anniversary campaignKaepernick tweeted Monday afternoon he was picked to helm the esteemed shoe brand's 30th anniversary "Just Do It" campaign — a return to the slogan that made the company famous.



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Heather Heyer Remembered By Lawmakers, Activists On Charlottesville Anniversary

Heather Heyer Remembered By Lawmakers, Activists On Charlottesville AnniversaryPoliticians and activists shared tributes to Heather Heyer on Sunday, honoring



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Charlottesville on high alert on the anniversary of white supremacist violence

Charlottesville on high alert on the anniversary of white supremacist violenceA group of anti-fascist activists rallied peacefully in downtown Charlottesville as the city marks the anniversary of last summer's white supremacist violence. Saturday marks a year since white nationalists marched through the University of Virginia campus with torches, clashing with a group of counterprotesters. The following day, a much larger gathering of white nationalists near a downtown park erupted into violence.



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Charlottesville Anniversary: White Supremacy Didn’t Invade. It Was Always Here.

Charlottesville Anniversary: White Supremacy Didn’t Invade. It Was Always Here.CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. ― On Aug. 12 of last year, after the murder of Heather



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On anniversary of rally, how Charlottesville changed us

On anniversary of rally, how Charlottesville changed usIt’s been nearly a year since white nationalists and neo-Nazis clashed with counterprotesters in Charlottesville, Va., leaving a young woman and two state police officers dead and a nation that has long struggled with the dark side of its complicated racial history shaken to its core.



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On anniversary of rally, how Charlottesville changed us

On anniversary of rally, how Charlottesville changed usIt’s been nearly a year since white nationalists and neo-Nazis clashed with counterprotesters in Charlottesville, Va., leaving a young woman and two state police officers dead and a nation that has long struggled with the dark side of its complicated racial history shaken to its core.



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