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U.S. marks 12th anniversary of 9/11 attacks

Americans on Wednesday marked the 12th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks in somber fashion, with ceremonies of remembrance in New York and Washington. President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and their wives observed a moment of silence on the White House lawn. The president was to deliver…

Mark Wahlberg sorry over 9/11 comments

LOS ANGELES — Hollywood star Mark Wahlberg apologized for comments about the September 11, 2001 attacks, in which he claimed he would have overpowered the hijackers. The 40-year-old hard-man actor, whose latest movie “Contraband” topped the North American box office last weekend, said his remarks were “irresponsible” and “insensitive.” Wahlberg,…