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#9/11

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Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
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# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Nov 4th 2012, 10:30 AM 9,908 Views 1 Comment

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

Obama praises 9/11 unity on a low-key 11th anniversary
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Obama praises 9/11 unity on a low-key 11th anniversary

Sep 11th 2012, 6:24 PM 4,594 Views 35 Comments

Relatives gathered as they do every year at the site of the World Trade Center attacks as the US president made a low-key appearance at the Pentagon which was also attacked.

'Important step' as WTC health programme adds 50 types of cancer
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'Important step' as WTC health programme adds 50 types of cancer

Sep 11th 2012, 12:06 PM 5,141 Views 37 Comments

They were added to a list of World Trade Center attack-related illnesses covered by a health coverage programme. Today marks the 11th anniversary of the attacks.

On the 11th anniversary of 9/11, agreement finally reached on memorial museum
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# Anniversary

On the 11th anniversary of 9/11, agreement finally reached on memorial museum

Sep 11th 2012, 6:30 AM 5,852 Views 106 Comments

Politicians have been instructed not to take part in the commemoration at Ground Zero in New York City later today.

Barack Obama message, signature hoisted to top of One World Trade Center
# World Trade Center
# World Trade Center

Barack Obama message, signature hoisted to top of One World Trade Center

Aug 3rd 2012, 9:39 AM 7,292 Views 5 Comments

In photos: steel beam signed by the Obamas and police and construction workers at the WTC site has been lifted onto the 104th floor of the new skyscraper.

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed appears on 2,976 murder charges over 9/11
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Khalid Sheikh Mohammed appears on 2,976 murder charges over 9/11

May 5th 2012, 3:19 PM 2,987 Views 26 Comments

Mohammed and four alleged co-conspirators appeared in public for the first time in more than three years today.

9/11 suspects set for Guantanamo trial
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9/11 suspects set for Guantanamo trial

May 4th 2012, 1:18 PM 1,645 Views 28 Comments

Five men are accused of orchestrating the attacks which killed almost 3,000 people on 11 September, 2001.

British military carry out security tests ahead of Olympics
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From The42
# Preparations

British military carry out security tests ahead of Olympics

May 3rd 2012, 6:55 PM 2,436 Views 7 Comments

The training includes the deployment of one weapon it hopes it never has to use

On Afghan trip, Obama says US is on a path to 'destroying Al Qaeda'
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

On Afghan trip, Obama says US is on a path to 'destroying Al Qaeda'

May 2nd 2012, 8:20 AM 754 Views 8 Comments

The US president was speaking on the day he signed an agreement for the period after US forces withdraw from Afghanistan in 2014.

World Trade Center is now New York's tallest building again
# Skyscrapers
# Skyscrapers

World Trade Center is now New York's tallest building again

Apr 30th 2012, 6:54 PM 10,004 Views 21 Comments

The new tower is reclaiming the title held by its predecessors destroyed on 9/11 – check out this time-lapse video of its eight-year construction…

"The pilot is on my patio" - 911 tapes from Virginia jet crash released
# Jet Crash
# Jet Crash

"The pilot is on my patio" - 911 tapes from Virginia jet crash released

Apr 10th 2012, 11:53 AM 4,926 Views 2 Comments

The newly-released calls to emergency services reveal what local residents saw when the F-18 jet crashed into a retirement complex during a training flight on Friday.

Accused 9/11 mastermind to face trial over attacks
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# 9/11 Attacks

Accused 9/11 mastermind to face trial over attacks

Apr 5th 2012, 7:14 AM 2,493 Views 39 Comments

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed could face the death penalty along with four others if convicted.

US man drinks petrol from jar, lights cigarette, dies
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From The Daily Edge
# Darwin Award

US man drinks petrol from jar, lights cigarette, dies

Mar 1st 2012, 9:53 AM 8,288 Views 42 Comments

Probably not the smartest move ever.

Some 9/11 victims' remains went to landfill - Pentagon report
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Some 9/11 victims' remains went to landfill - Pentagon report

Feb 28th 2012, 9:48 PM 7,019 Views 47 Comments

A report by the Pentagon has found that “several portions of remains” of people who died in the terrorist attacks were put in a landfill.

Cancer rates ‘triple among NYPD officers’ after 9/11
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# September 11th

Cancer rates ‘triple among NYPD officers’ after 9/11

Feb 7th 2012, 3:15 PM 4,567 Views 29 Comments

New statistics show that the number of police officers applying for cancer-related disability pensions following the 9/11 terrorist attacks has tripled.

Mark Wahlberg apologises for saying he could have prevented 9/11 hijackings
# Gaffe
From The Daily Edge
# Gaffe

Mark Wahlberg apologises for saying he could have prevented 9/11 hijackings

Jan 20th 2012, 2:02 PM 6,519 Views 31 Comments

Wahlberg had suggested he could have single-handedly prevented the tragedy if he had been on one of the planes.

Christopher Hitchens, author and polemicist, dead at 62
# Hitchens
# Hitchens

Christopher Hitchens, author and polemicist, dead at 62

Dec 16th 2011, 7:38 AM 3,459 Views 36 Comments

Weakened by cancer, Hitchens continued to write for Vanity Fair in his final days, questioning the saying that what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger

Osama bin Laden was 'tender, gentle family man', says successor
# Bin Laden
# Bin Laden

Osama bin Laden was 'tender, gentle family man', says successor

Nov 17th 2011, 9:37 AM 1,558 Views 26 Comments

Ayman al-Zawahiri said he wanted to “show the human side” of the man responsible for the 9/11 attacks.

US, Ireland walk out as Iran delivers UN speech
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# Iran

US, Ireland walk out as Iran delivers UN speech

Sep 22nd 2011, 6:46 PM 1,508 Views 49 Comments

US delegates leave chambers after President Ahmadinejad refers to 9/11 attacks as a “mystery”.

Tánaiste to address the United Nations General Assembly
# United Nations
# United Nations

Tánaiste to address the United Nations General Assembly

Sep 18th 2011, 7:31 PM 771 Views 4 Comments

The UNGA meets for the 66th this week with the issue of Palestinian statehood among the topics to be discussed.

Liverpool striker displays bad grammar, unpopular 9/11 views on Twitter
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From The42
# Hot Water

Liverpool striker displays bad grammar, unpopular 9/11 views on Twitter

Sep 14th 2011, 12:13 PM 1,251 Views 4 Comments

Liverpool striker Nathan Eccleston is in trouble with the club after comments he made on Twitter about September 11th.

Osama Bin Laden sends message from beyond the grave
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# Al Qaeda

Osama Bin Laden sends message from beyond the grave

Sep 14th 2011, 12:08 PM 1,193 Views 11 Comments

Al-Qaeda has issued a video to mark the anniversary of 9/11 in which new leader Ayman al-Zawahri applauds the Arab Spring uprising. It also contains previously unreleased messages from Bin Laden.

Victim's name spelled incorrectly on 9/11 memorial
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Victim's name spelled incorrectly on 9/11 memorial

Sep 13th 2011, 8:45 PM 1,582 Views 25 Comments

The family of Jeffrey Schreier, who died in the attacks on the World Trade Centre ten years ago, were stunned to see the misspelling.

Fighter jets escort US passenger flights after alarm raised over bathroom use
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# Escorts

Fighter jets escort US passenger flights after alarm raised over bathroom use

Sep 12th 2011, 9:20 PM 1,271 Views 17 Comments

Airline officials said that two passengers on board an American Airlines flight from LA spent an “extraordinarily long time” in the plane’s bathroom.

The Daily Fix: Sunday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Sep 11th 2011, 7:47 PM 1,602 Views 2 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: 9/11 remembered on emotional day in New York and elsewhere; the latest on David Norris’ possible Áras race re-entry; and why India’s sexiest woman is coming to Dublin…

In pictures: Emotional memorial at Ground Zero
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In pictures: Emotional memorial at Ground Zero

Sep 11th 2011, 6:30 PM 1,244 Views 9 Comments

Images from the emotional ceremony held at the National September 11 Memorial in New York today.

In numbers: the September 11 terrorist attacks
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# September 11

In numbers: the September 11 terrorist attacks

Sep 11th 2011, 5:00 PM 1,467 Views 43 Comments

2996 people died in the attacks on September 11, 2001. Here, in numbers, is the story of the actions that took place that day.

“I was due in the Pentagon”: High-profile Irish figures recall 9/11
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“I was due in the Pentagon”: High-profile Irish figures recall 9/11

Sep 11th 2011, 4:30 PM 699 Views 1 Comment

“Where were you when you heard?” Some well-known Irish figures with a link to the US remember the moment they realised what had happened in New York – and what it meant to them.

Watch: Paul Simon performs The Sound of Silence at Ground Zero
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Watch: Paul Simon performs The Sound of Silence at Ground Zero

Sep 11th 2011, 4:22 PM 3,222 Views 10 Comments

Simon performed an emotional tribute at Ground Zero in New York today.

Where were you when...Irish politicians remember 9/11
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# Memories

Where were you when...Irish politicians remember 9/11

Sep 11th 2011, 2:31 PM 441 Views 5 Comments

Some of Ireland’s politicians share their memories of September 11, 2001 with TheJournal.ie.

In pics: The most iconic photos of the 9/11 attacks
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In pics: The most iconic photos of the 9/11 attacks

Sep 11th 2011, 1:47 PM 4,277 Views 4 Comments

On the tenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the United States, we take a look back at some of the most poignant images of that day.

Watch Live: America remembers 9/11 ten years on
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Watch Live: America remembers 9/11 ten years on

Sep 11th 2011, 1:28 PM 292 Views 0 Comments

Watch live as memorial ceremonies continue in the US on the anniversary of 9/11

9/11: What the rest of the world is saying
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9/11: What the rest of the world is saying

Sep 11th 2011, 12:53 PM 729 Views 0 Comments

As commemorative services take place across the US, we take a look at the rest of the world’s take on the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on America.

Pictures and video: Memorial dedicated to the victims of United 93
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Pictures and video: Memorial dedicated to the victims of United 93

Sep 11th 2011, 12:29 PM 715 Views 1 Comment

Forty passengers and crew were killed when the hijacked plane crashed in a field in Shanksville, Pennsylvania.

‘Everything was pulverised’: A New York firefighter reflects ten years on
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‘Everything was pulverised’: A New York firefighter reflects ten years on

Sep 11th 2011, 9:30 AM 374 Views 5 Comments

Eddie Boles was on his day off when two planes struck the Twin Towers in New York. He recounts that day and how he and his colleagues are dealing with its consequences ten years on.

Ceremonies in memory of 9/11 get underway
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Ceremonies in memory of 9/11 get underway

Sep 11th 2011, 8:09 AM 391 Views 17 Comments

A multi-faith ceremony will take place in Dublin this morning, while memorials have already taken place in Australia, Malaysia, Japan and at the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand…