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# September 11

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# 9/11
9/11: What the rest of the world is saying
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.
# New York
FDNY deals with fire in Manhattan skyscraper
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Saturday
All of the day’s main news, plus the little bits and pieces you may have missed…
# 9/11
After the fall: How TV and film coped with the loss of the Twin Towers image
The fall of the WTC left many TV and film producers with difficult decisions: should they remove any images of them, or leave them intact?
# 9/11
Obama calls for national unity ahead of 9/11 remembrances
In his weekly address, a day before the 9/11 anniversary, Barack Obama pays tribute to how a “resilient nation” reacted.
# Tasteless
NBC Twitter account hacked with details of "Ground Zero attack"
Two days before the tenth anniversary of 9/11, the @NBCNews account is compromised by hackers spreading “news” of an attack.
Voices
Column: ‘The worst thing was the smell’ – an Irish man’s 9/11 experience
Bob Ó Mhurcú was asleep in New York when the first plane hit. Here he describes what happened next.
# 9/11
9/11: New video emerges of aftermath Flight 93 crash in Pennsylvania
The video shows the aftermath of the plane crashing in Pennsylvania.
# 9/11
9/11 on the web - the virtual memorials
Celebrity pledges to do good, portraits of 9/11 rescuers and rescue dogs, flag tributes and a ‘living museum’ app – some of the ways the September tragedy is remembered online.
# 9/11
FBI warns of small aircraft threat ahead of 9/11 anniversary
There is no specific information about a potential plot, but the FBI says small aircraft pose a terrorism and security threat.
# 9/11
9/11 memorials: Who won’t be there and what they can’t say
Remembering the dead ten years on – Ground Zero’s restricted guest list, and the talking points they’ve been requested to stick to.
# September 11
Gallery: Powerful new photos show aftermath of 9/11 attacks
Photographer Nicola McClean was in New York as the twin towers fell – and these previously unseen images show the devastation.
# tributes
US Open organisers plan September 11th commemoration
Plans are afoot to remember the victims of the September 11th, 2001 terrorist attacks at this year’s US Open.
# Restricted Liberty
'Unsafe' Statue of Liberty to close for 12-month renovation
The National Park Service says it needs time to implement new safety measures that have been three years in the making.
# Fox News
FOX News Facebook page hit with threats after atheist interview
American Atheists are opposing a cross-shaped structure at the Ground Zero memorial in New York.
# Death Row
Texas man executed despite shooting victim campaigning for his clemency
Mark Stroman was on death row following two murders in the aftermath of 9/11. One of those who survived his attacks campaigned for his release.
# 9/11
Survivors of 9/11 banned from memorial service to victims
A ceremony marking ten years since the attacks will be reserved for victims’ relatives only, survivors have been told.
# NOTW
US senator demands investigation into possible 9/11 phone-hacking
Highly-regarded senator Jay Rockefeller says the fallout from the News of the World raises ‘serious questions’.
# Guantánamo
US re-files charges against man accused of masterminding 9/11 attack
Khalid Sheikh Mohammed is one of five people the US is bringing terrorism and murder charges against under revamped trial processes at Guantanamo Bay.
# Air Travel
United Airlines apologises for reusing 9/11 flight numbers
The airline blames a technical error for flight numbers 93 and 175 going back into use, ten years after the 2001 attacks.
# In Numbers
In numbers: Bin Laden, September 11, and the War on Terror
3,520 days between the September 11 attacks and bin Laden’s death – with up to a million civilian deaths in between.
# Osama bin Laden
Osama bin Laden killed by US operation, Obama says
US president Barack Obama tells his country that the mastermind behind the September 11 attacks has been killed in Pakistan.
# Guantanamo Bay
September 11 suspects likely to be tried at Guantanamo
Obama has caved in to opposition to trying September 11 suspects in the US, and will allow trials to resume at Guantanamo – which he had pledged to close within a year of taking office.
# 9/11
Unseen aerial footage emerges of 9/11 attacks
Video posted online shows aerial footage taken by the NYPD after planes struck the World Trade Centre in the infamous 11 September 2001 attacks.
# The Late Late Show
THAT Jim Corr appearance on the Late Late Show
You might have missed it, but people are talking – so here’s the full 14 minutes of Jim Corr’s spot on the Late Late Show.
# George W Bush
Bush: My mother showed me a foetus in a jar
The former US president reveals that his mother showed him her miscarriage when she he was a teenager.
Voices
Happy Birthday, Google News
As Google News turns eight amidst a news industry in flux, Tom Krazit reflects on how the search engine became a news provider – and what it means for traditional media.
# September 11
Anger amid the sadness as America marks 9/11
Rival protests stay peaceful (just about) but sour the air as New Yorkers observe the ninth anniversary of the terrorist attacks.
# September 11
Man sets Quran on fire in New York 9/11 protest
# Ramadan
In pictures: the final day of Ramadan
Muslims worry that the festivities to mark the end of the Holy Month may be mistaken for celebrations of September 11.
# September 11
Terry Jones will hold Quran burning "not today, not ever"
# September 11
Obama appeals for calm on anniversary of 9/11 attacks
The president seeks to ease tensions between Christians and Muslims as New York marks the ninth anniversary of the attacks.
# 9/11 Mosque
'We don't want confrontation: we just want to pray'
How can an old coat factory cause so much conflict in one of the world’s biggest cities?
# 9/11 Mosque
Obama defends Ground Zero mosque
President weighs in on controversial plan near 9/11 site.
# 9/11 Mosque
Controversial Ground Zero mosque gets go-ahead
Commission dismisses claims that the building would be insensitive to 9/11 victims.