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Posted: December 16, 2013 at 3:24 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “We’re looking for proof of life.” Secretary of State John Kerry, referring to the missing American Robert Levinson, amid lacking details about his disappearance while on a secret intelligence mission to Iran

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