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10 September 2009 

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Rep. Charles Boustany, (R-La) rehearses Republican response to President Barack Obama's speech 9 Sep 2009
Thu. 10 Sep 2009 1209 UTC

Lawmakers Give Mixed Reaction on Obama Health Care Speech

Some Republicans say president failed to offer sufficient specifics or reform proposals that Americans are comfortable with

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An Iraqi man sits in the ruins of a Kurdish village after a predawn suicide truck bombing in Wardek, southeast of Mosul in northern Iraq, 10 Sep 2009

Suicide Truck Bomb Kills 23 in Northern Iraq

Police say second suicide attack was thwarted, when Iraqi security forces opened fire on bomber before he could trigger explosives on his truck

President Barack Obama addresses Congress, 9 Sep 2009

Obama Addresses Nation on Health Care Reform  Video clip available

US president gives details of $900 billion proposal that would include government-run insurance option to provide competition to private companies

A mother (c) cries as she searches for her daughter outside a school in New Delhi, 10 Sep 2009

Indian School Stampede in India Leaves 5 Students Dead

Tragedy resulted when students got jammed in narrow staircase, but not clear what exactly sparked stampede; 30 injured

General Stephane Abrial becomes supreme allied commander in Norfolk, US, just months after President Sarkozy of France announced France would rejoin  NATO military command

French General Takes Over Senior NATO Job  Audio Clip Available

General Stephane Abrial becomes supreme allied commander in Norfolk, Virginia, just months after President Sarkozy of France announced France would rejoin  NATO military command

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