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US Celebrates 240th Anniversary of Independence From Britain

The United States celebrates the 240th anniversary of its independence from Britain Monday with a national holiday full of picnics, parades and fireworks across the country. President Barack Obama is hosting military families for a barbecue at the White House and a concert by Kendrick Lamar and Janelle Monae.  If rain forecasted Monday night in Washington holds off, they will have a good view of the city's major fireworks display on the nearby National Mall. But the key to the...

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