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Obama, Putin talk briefly at D-day 70th anniversary event
Obama, Putin talk briefly at D-day 70th anniversary event

Under the pall of another territorial crisis in Europe, President Obama and a cast of world leaders tried to set aside grievances Friday to commemorate the common cause and military might that turned the tide of war against global oppression seven decades ago. As jets flew missing-man formations and guns fired booming salutes, Obama joined more than a dozen world leaders — including European heads of state; Britain's Queen Elizabeth II; and Obama's current rival on the world stage, Russian President Vladimir Putin — for emotional ceremonies on the 70th anniversary of the D-day landings. Speaking in a cemetery for U.S. servicemen killed during the invasion, Obama...

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