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Posted: December 28, 2013 at 5:22 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “This is a time when this plaza would be crowded, full of hope and colors, and now it’s black with this criminal act.” Elie Ward, manager of the Sultan Ibrahim restaurant in Beirut, after a bomb exploded in the city’s downtown area, killing at least six people and injuring dozens

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