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Quran burning cancelled

Pastor says group behind ‘Ground Zero mosque’ have agreed to relocate


Pastor Terry Jones says he’s calling off the Quran burning he’d organized for September 11 in Gainsville, Fla. He says his decision came after the group behind a planned mosque near the World Trade Center site in New York agreed not to build on the proposed site. U.S. President Barack Obama, U.S. Secretary of State Hilary Clinton and Prime Minister Stephen Harper all condemned the planned protest, saying it would put the lives of soldiers in Afghanistan in jeopardy.

BBC News

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