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SEPT-11-20TH-ANNIVERSARY – The world solemnly celebrated the 20th anniversary of September 11, mourning lost lives and shattering American unity in commemorations that took place just weeks after the bloody end of the war in Afghanistan that was triggered in response to the terrorist attacks. Relatives of the victims and four US presidents paid tribute to the sites where hijacked planes killed nearly 3,000 people in the deadliest terrorist act on American soil. By Jennifer Peltz and Bobby Caina Calvan. SENT: 1,150 words, photos. With SEPT-11-BUSH – Bush warns against domestic extremism, appeals to “nation I know” (sent).
SEVEN-11-DOCUMENTS – The FBI released a recently declassified document on Saturday evening regarding logistical support to two of the Saudi hijackers in the run-up to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. The document details the contacts that the pirates air had with Saudi associates in the United States, but does not provide evidence that senior Saudi government officials were complicit in the plot. By Éric Tucker. SENT: 870 words, photo.
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NUCLEAR-IRAN – Iran agreed on Sunday to allow international inspectors to install new memory cards in surveillance cameras at its sensitive nuclear sites and to continue filming there, avoiding a diplomatic confrontation this week. By Nasser Karimi and Jon Gambrell. SENT: 530 words, photos.
AFGHANISTAN – Afghan women can continue to study at universities, including at postgraduate level, but classrooms will be segregated by gender and Islamic dress is compulsory, the higher education minister of the new Taliban government said . By Kathy Gannon. SENT: 520 words, photo.
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SEPTEMBER 11-20 ANNIVERSARY – MEDIA – Many media exploring the country’s differences, stopping on Saturday to mark the 20th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks, almost nostalgically recalled the sense of common purpose that united the Americans as a result of this. daytime. SENT: 600 words, photos.
SPORTS-SEPT 11-ANNIVERSARY – The Mets and Yankees hosted a Subway Series game on September 11 for the first time in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, as stadiums across the country paid tribute to the nearly 3,000 killed in the terrorist attacks. A loud and emotional crowd filled Flushing Stadium 45 minutes before the first pitch, waving American flags and holding signs promising “Never Forget” at a ceremony that featured more than a dozen Mets players from the 2001 team. SENT: 7,420 words, photos.
AL-QAIDA-ZAWAHRI – The leader of Al-Qaida appears in a 9/11 video amid rumors that he is dead. SENT: 300 words.
PAKISTAN-RAINES – Torrential rains kill 17 people and destroy homes in northern Pakistan. SENT: 140 words.
SPAIN-WILDFIRE – No more evacuees as Spain deploys military against forest fires. SENT: 300 words /
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CHINA-VIRUS OUTBREAK – A city in southern China trying to contain a coronavirus outbreak on Sunday told the public not to leave, suspended bus and train service, and closed cinemas, bars and restaurants other facilities. SENT: 300 words, photo.
JAPAN-VIRUS OUTBREAK – The Japanese government says more than 50% of the population has been fully vaccinated. SENT: 250 words, photos.
WESTERN WILDLIFE FIRES – A wildfire near Castaic on Saturday shut down part of a major southern California highway, officials told local media. SENT: 330 words, photos.
JAPAN-VIETNAM – Japan can now supply Vietnam with defense equipment and technology under an agreement signed on Saturday, as the two countries step up military cooperation amid concerns over China’s growing military influence. SENT: 330 words, photos.
JAPAN SUBMARINE – Japan has detected an allegedly Chinese submarine off an island in southern Japan, the Defense Ministry said, stepping up Japan’s cautious levels in the East China Sea as China is increasing its military activities. SENT: 270 words, photos.
ASIA-TYPHON – Typhoon Chanthu inundated Taiwan with heavy rains on Sunday as the center of the storm passed the east coast of the island towards Shanghai. SENT: 220 words, photos ,.
TEN-US-OPEN – British teenager Emma Raducanu beat Canadian teenager Leylah Fernandez 6-4, 6-3 in the US Open final to become the first qualifier to win a Grand Slam title in the Era professional. Raducanu, 18, is ranked 150th and had to win three games in the preliminary rounds just to get into the main draw.
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