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Posted: August 30, 2013 at 3:07 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “We hope this latest development leads to an outcome that reflects the fact that bringing Osama bin Laden to justice was clearly in Pakistan’s interest — as well as ours.” Marie Harf, a U.S. State Department spokesman, after a Pakistani judge overturned the prison sentence and ordered a retrial for a Pakistani doctor who helped the CIA find bin Laden

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