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Obama Honors D-Day Veterans on Anniversary

U.S. President Barack Obama and other world leaders paid tribute to World War II veterans at a ceremony marking the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion that led to the defeat of Nazi Germany.   In a speech at Omaha Beach on the coast of Normandy, France, Obama hailed the troops who he said "gave so much for the survival of liberty at this moment of maximum peril."   About 160,000 Allied troops parachuted or waded onto the beaches of Normandy on June 6, 1944, in...

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