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Posted: January 17, 2013 at 4:05 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “I want to assure the American people that the United States will take all necessary and proper steps that are required to deal with this situation.” Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, as Islamist militants seized a gas ÿ eld in Algeria and took foreign hostages, including Americans Article, 1A

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