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Posted: December 21, 2012 at 2:52 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “It’s time for the North Koreans to get moving on their issues.” “We are not preoccupied that much with the fate of the Assad regime.” Russian President Vladimir Putin, on his longtime ally Syrian President Bashar Assad Article, this page

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