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Minister: Heysel-type Tragedy Avoided at Stade de France

French sports minister Patrick Kanner praised security officials at the Stade de France for keeping their nerves when faced with the attacks that hit Paris last week, saying Tuesday that a major tragedy had been avoided.   The Stade de France was packed with 79,000 fans when three attackers blew themselves up outside the venue, killing a bystander. There also were several dozen injuries.   Kanner, who attended the friendly game between France and Germany on Friday, said the...

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