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Sydney Pays Respect To Victims After 16 Hour Siege

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    A view from the roof of Commercial Travellers Club building in Martin Place of the thousands of floral tributes for deceased hostages Tori Johnson and Katrina Dawson on December 18, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. Sydney siege gunman Man Haron Monis, was shot dead by police in the early hours of Tuesday morning after taking hostages at the Lindt Chocolat Cafe in Martin Place. Two other people died, 33-year-old cafe manager Tori Johnson and 38-year-old Sydney barrister Katrina Dawson. (Photo by Cole Bennetts/Getty Images)

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    New Year's Eve numerals arrive in Times Square prior to installation atop One Times Square, at Times Square on December 16, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
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    A climber dressed as Santa Claus waves from outside of the Kollhoff Tower ahead of an acrobatic dance show on December 14, 2014 in Berlin, Germany. The acrobatic dance show took place on the facade of the Kollhoff Tower, featuring performers abseiling down the 101 meters to the Potsdamer Platz. Gifts were given to children at the panoramic cafe on the 24th floor and at the bottom of the tower. (Photo by Target Presse Agentur Gmbh/Getty Images)

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    Police in Sydney, Australia are dealing with an armed man who has been holding an undisclosed number of hostages at the Lindt Cafe on Martin Place for more than 14 hours. The gunman and at least one other person killed in the siege.

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    Malala Yousafzai accepts the Nobel Peace Prize Award during the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony at Oslo City Town Hall on December 10, 2014 in Oslo, Norway. (Photo by Nigel Waldron/Getty Images)
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    The extreme close-up photographs, taken through a microscope, show drops of two popular Italian aperitifs, Campari and Aperol. Both of the alcoholic beverages - which are typically consumed before a meal - have been left to dry on a glass slide. After the alcohol and water evaporated, the remaining sugars then crystallise to produce the stunning colours. Bernardo Cesare from Chirignago, Italy, works as a Professor of Petrology and took the pictures using a camera mounted on an optical microscope(Picture by: Solent News / Splash News)
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    A massive blaze has broken out in an block of flats in Los Angeles, December 8 2014. The fire is visible across the city's skyline as smoke pours into the sky. Major roads have been closed and more than 200 firefighters are on the scene.(Picture by: SWNS / Splash News)

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    Seuss Landing, at Universal's Islands of Adventure in Florida, gets a Christmas makeover. (Picture by: AdMedia / Splash News)

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    Demonstrators lie down during a protest in Grand Central Terminal after a grand jury decided not to indict New York Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo in Eric Garner's death on December 3, 2014 in New York City. Eric Garner was killed by a police officer Daniel Pantaleo on July 17, 2014 after Pantaleo suspected him of selling untaxed cigarettes and putting him in a choke hold. (Photo by Ben Hider/Getty Images)
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    Participants dressed as Perchten roam village streets to chase away evil winter spirits in the annual Perchten gathering in Bavaria on November 29, 2014 near Kirchseeon, Germany. Perchten are the mythical entourage of Perchta, a goddess in ancient southern German alpine pagan tradition, and are usually fearsome creatures with tusks and horns and covered in hair. The tradition dates back at least to the 16th century and is also related to traditions of Krampus, Teifel, Klausen and La Befana, all animal-like creatures in the German, Austrian, Italian and Swiss alpine regions whose duties include instilling fear into naughty children. (Photo by Philipp Guelland/Getty Images)
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    ith winter round the corner this stunning aerial photograph was taken using a kite and shows trees shedding their leaves. The mild autumn has meant autumn colours to Norfolks woodlands has come very late this year and in most parts has fizzled out. But this week Thursford Wood has exploded with colour. When seen from the air the colours become even more impressive. (Picture by: Solent News / Splash News)
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    Protesters and police clash in front of LAPD Headquarters as people react to the grand jury decision not to indict a white police officer who had shot dead an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, in the early morning hours of November 25, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. Police officer Darren Wilson shot 18-year-old Michael Brown on August 9, sparking large ongoing protests. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

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    Chocolate-made Terracotta Warriors with Santa Claus hats are displayed at Shangri-la Hotel Xi'an on November 21, 2014 in Xi'an, China. Ten bakers from Shangri-la Hotel Xian spent ten days and 200 kg Belgium black chocolate in making about 300 Terracotta Warriors and put Santa Claus hats on these warriors. The bakers want to celebrate the upcoming Christmas and remind people of the traditional Chinese cultural by combining Christmas decoration with Chinese history. (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images)

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    This stunning picture shows a 100-mile long cloud that looks just like bubble wrap. Hundreds of round balls of cloud hang down from the sky at sunset during a storm. The spectacular bubbly clouds, mammatus, are extremely rare and can only be seen behind a storm. The extraordinary bubble wrap clouds were taken by storm chaser Mike Hollingshead. Mike was lucky enough to see the stunning 100-mile long cloud in his home-state in the USA, Nebraska. (PHOTO: Solent News / Splash News)

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    A car is damaged as Israeli forces demolishes the home of Palestinian AbdelRahman al-Shaludi, blamed for killing two Israelis in a deadly vehicular attack last month, in Silwan neighborhood, east Jerusalem on November 19, 2014. (Photo by Salih Zeki Fazlioglu/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

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    A piece of artwork is displayed after being confiscated at an airport security checkpoint at the JFK International Airport on November 18, 2014 in New York City. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA), displayed a cache of weapons and prohibited items taken up from travelers at airport security checkpoints and from checked luggage. The federal agency is reminding people to pack carefully during the heavy holiday travel season. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

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    Demonstrators lay on the ground in a mock death protest of the shooting death of Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer on November 16, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri. The area around St Louis, Missouri prepares for the grand jury decision in the shooting death of Michael Brown by Darren Wilson, a Ferguson police officer. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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    Striking government contract workers march past the U.S. Capitol on their way to a protest November 13, 2014 in Washington, DC. Low-wage contract workers employed at the U.S. Capitol joined with other federal contract employees demanding that U.S. President Barack Obama 'take more aggressive executive action to help low-wage workers and boost the economy.' (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

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    In this handout photo illustration provided by the European Space Agency (ESA) the Philae lander is pictured descending onto the 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko comet. ESA has landed the Philae lander onto the comet. It is the first time ever that a man-made craft has landed onto a comet. (Photo ESA via Getty Images)

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    New citizens listen to the national anthem during a naturalization ceremony November 10, 2014 at the National Museum of the Marine Corps in Triangle, Virginia. Service members, military veterans and civilians take part in 40 naturalization ceremonies across the country from November 7 - 14 to honor Veterans Day and become U.S. citizens. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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    Competitors descend a hill during a vintage car rally stage at the Honister Slate Mine on November 8, 2014 in the Lake District, England. The event, part of the Lakeland Trials, is held annually by the Vintage Sports Car Club and challenges drivers and their machines through hairpin bends and rocky terrain against a backdrop of awe-inspiring scenery. (Photo by Anna Gowthorpe/Getty Images)

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    A worker sets up lamps that will be used in an upcoming light installation to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall along a still-standing portion of the original Wall called the East Side Gallery November 5, 2014 Berlin, Germany. The city of Berlin will commemorate the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall with an installation of 6,800 of the lamps coupled with illuminated balloons along a 15km route where the Wall once ran and divided the city into capitalist West and communist East. The fall of the Wall in 1989 was among the most powerful symbols of the revolutions that swept through the communist countries of Eastern Europe and heralded the end of the Cold War. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

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    Motoring enthusiasts with deep pockets can now get behind the wheel of a $1.9 million sports car - and drive it underwater. The revolutionary car is powered by an electric motor which allows it to reach a maximum speed of 75mph underwater.

    It was inspired by the submarine Lotus driven by James Bond in film The Spy Who Loved Me and floats when driven into water. The two-seated vehicle then submerges with the pull of a lever which sends the sports car deeper underwater. (Picture by: Solent News / Splash News)

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    Tightrope walker Nik Wallenda starts out on his wire walk from Marina City's west tower to the top of the 671-foot-tall Leo Burnett building on November 2, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. The walk, which spans 454 feet, is the highest and steepest skyscraper walk in the history of the Flying Wallenda family. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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    Men using the loo in the dark will never miss the bowl again - thanks to a revolutionary light which illuminates the toilet after walking into a bathroom. Matt Alexander, 23, was inspired to create the motion-sensor light because he 'hated turning the bathroom light on in the middle of the night'. The 'water resistant' colour-changing LED alternates between red, orange, green, blue, purple and white. Users can make it 'freeze' on a specific colour by moving the switch on the IllumiBowl device, which is placed on the side of the toilet bowl. (Picture by: Solent News / Splash News)

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    Divers hold their pumpkins after carving them in a fish tank during a photo call to mark Halloween season at the London Aquarium in central London on October 24, 2014. AFP PHOTO/LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Members of the Radio City Rockettes pose for photos with three camels, a donkey and two sheep as a promotional stunt to publicize their upcoming Christmas Special on October 28, 2014 in New York City. The show will run from November 7 until December 31. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

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    In this handout provided by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), a HVO geologist maps the margin of the June 27th lava flow in the open field below Apa'a Street and Cemetery Road on October 26, 2014 in Pahoa, Hawaii. Scientists of the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory conducted ground and air observations of the lava flow from the Kilauea Volcano and determined that it was 510 meters (560 yards) upslope from Pa-hoa Village Road and the flow width was about 50 meters (55 yards) at the leading edge. Molten rock from the flow is inching its way towards homes in the town of Pahoa on Hawaii's Big Island where close to a thousand people live. (Photo by USGS via Getty Images)
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    Dallas-area resident James Faulk displays his Ebola-themed Halloween decorations on October 26, 2014 in University Park, Texas. Faulk decorated the front of his house and lawn to resemble the scene of the Dallas apartment where the first U.S. case of Ebola virus was confirmed several weeks ago. Faulk has set up a Twitter account and a website in an effort to raise funds for the Doctors Without Borders charity organization. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

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    Bailey the dog from Nebraska, USA poses for his collection of amusing pawtraits. This posing pooch has gone viral after appearing online dressed a lumberjack holding a chainsaw. Golden retriever Bailey has racked up over 8,000 followers on instagram with a collection of human-like poses and outfits.The five-year-old pooch displays her model behaviour as she hangs with the hounds playing poker or sets to work on her canine car wash. (Picture by: SWNS / Splash News)

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    Hundreds of hammerhead sharks make for a chilling sight as they cut through the dark waters of the deep. Diver Montgomery Gilchrist, 38, took the shots of the imposing predators from around 60 foot under. The brave photographer said his swim off Darwin Island, in the Galapagos, during an eight day trip was his 'most exciting' yet. Mr Gilchrist, from New York, America, said: "We had to swim out into the open ocean to intercept the sharks.(Picture by: Solent News / Splash News)

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    A 17-meter-long 15-meter-high mechanical dragon horse with a weight of 37 tons, operated by French performance art company La Machine, performs spraying fire in front of the National Stadium, also known as the Bird's Nest on October 19, 2014 in Beijing, China. Performing activity of French 'Mechanical Monsters' was held at Beijing Olympic Park to celebrate the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between France and China. (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images)

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    The final concrete has been poured for this top new status address. 432 Park Ave is billed as "the tallest residential building in the western hemisphere" and the prices are as lofty as the views. Standing at 96-storeys the luxury skyscraper is 146-feet taller than the roof of the Empire State Building and is bigger than the World Trade Center without its spire. Towering above its neighbours in Midtown Manhattan, the penthouse of the 1,396-foot building has already been sold to a secret buyer for a staggering $95 million. Cheaper condos further down start at $16.95 million. Sales for the building are already totaling at least $1 billion USD with about half the deals yet to be signed off, say city reports.(Picture by: Isla Harvey/Splash News)

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    Morgan Spence, 15, from Kilbarchan, Renfrewshire, spent three weeks painstakingly putting together a LEGO stop-motion video of scenes from Hollywood classics. A Scots teenager has recreated some of cinema's most unforgettable scenes -- in LEGO. Morgan Spence, 15, spent three weeks painstakingly putting together a stop-motion video of scenes from Hollywood classics like Dirty Dancing, Singing in the Rain and Pulp Fiction. Cinema fans can watch miniature versions of Kate and Leo standing on the bow of the Titanic, Julie Andrews prancing on an Austrian hill and Audrey Hepburn enjoying a cigarette and some breakfast. The Kilbarchan teenager made the video as part of a project with Lego masterbuilder Warren Elsmore, who has released a book featuring 60 cult movie scenes and posters re-created using the Danish toy bricks.(Picture by: SWNS/Splash News)

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    People watch as Mount Sinabung spews pyroclastic smoke at Tiga Pancur village on October 13, 2014 in Berastagi, Karo district, North Sumatra, Indonesia. Mount Sinabung, which has lain dormant for over 400 years, has been intermittently erupting since September 15 last year, killing 15 people and forcing hundreds to flee their homes. According to The National Disaster Mitigation Agency, more than 3,000 residents are still displaced. (Photo by Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images)

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    A sightseer does yoga on the edge of a 2300 foot-high cliff as she takes in the breathtaking views. Whilst the group of travellers view the spectacular sights, one member even found time to limber up. The photographs were taken by Christopher Baldry, 34, who was sitting on a rock nearby. The edge that his friends are standing on is a popular spot for photographers, called Trolltunga - which means 'Troll's Tongue.(Picture by Christopher Baldry/Solent News/Splash News)

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    A religious cross is seen as the moon is illuminated by sunlight reflected off the Earth during a total lunar eclipse, one of four so-called 'blood moons', on October 8, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. The first in the current tetrad of blood moons fell on Passover and the current eclipse occurs on the Jewish holiday of Sukkot, the fifth day after Yom Kippur, leading some religious people to believe that it is a prophetic sign of the end times of civilization. This blood moon appears 5.3% larger than the last one on April 15 because it occurs right after the perigee, the closest point in its orbit to the Earth. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

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    A pair of twins are on track to set a new UK record with their monster pumpkin, which weighs in at around 1,600 pounds. Brothers Ian and Stuart Paton, 53, were previous holders of the record until it was beaten by a pumpkin last year that weighed 1,520 pounds.(Picture by: Solent News / Splash News)
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    This is the bizarre moment the US Coast Guard rescue a man trying to walk to Bermuda in an inflatable bubble. Endurance runner Reza Baluchi, 42, had to be rescued by the US Coast guard when he is attempt to reach Bermuda in an inflatable bubble failed. The Iranian-exile had to be air lifted from his bubble after he became disorientated, he had started the 1,033 mile trip in Miami, Florida. When rescuers first discovered him on Wednesday, he was disoriented and asking for directions to Bermuda. His bubble contraption was filled with protein bars and bottled water. He was eventually rescued on Saturday 70 miles off the coast of St Augustine, Florida. (Picture by: Splash News)

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    These spectacular pictures show the incredible moment a rare natural phenomenon happens in the night sky. Red sprite lightning lasts only a millisecond and takes place high above a thunderstorm cloud.

    The breathtaking flashes of light are caused by huge electrical discharges of lightning in the sky. Marko Korosec, 32, was lucky enough to catch these sprites on camera after months of trying.(Picture by: Solent News / Splash News)

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    Protesters take part in a rally on a street outside of Hong Kong Government Complex on September 30, 2014 in Hong Kong. Thousands of pro democracy supporters continue to occupy the streets surrounding Hong Kong's Financial district. Protest leaders have set an October 1st deadline for their demands to be met and are calling for open elections and the resignation of Hong Kong's Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying. (Photo by Anthony Kwan/Getty Images)

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    This aerial picture taken on September 28, 2014 shows rescue workers and Self Defence Force soldiers searching for missing climbers and survivors among ash covered mountain cottages on the top of Mount Ontake at Nagano prefecture, one day after Japan's volcano Ontake erupted in central Japan, which straddling Nagano and Gifu prefecture. Rescuers rushed to help dozens of hikers stranded on an erupting volcano in central Japan with six people believed to be buried under ash and dozens injured. (Photo credit IJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images)

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    A glittering, heart-shaped solar plant is being built on the Pacific island of New Caledonia. Dubbed as " the world's most beautiful power station" the heart will begin producing energy for 750 homes from early 2015. Made by solar company Conergy the 2MW "Heart of New Caledonia" was commissioned by local beverage company Froico SA. It is expected to save around 2m tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions in the 25 years following its launch. "It will also probably be the world's first beautiful PV plant, and perhaps the first beautiful power station of any description, anywhere on the planet," said David McCallum, managing director of Conergy Australia who said it could become a famous landmark like the region's Coeur de Voh. The French overseas territory is currently dependent on polluting oil, gas and coal power. (Picture by: Conergy/Splash News)

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    A Lego sculpture entitled 'Computer' is displayed at the Art of Brick Exhibition on September 24, 2014 in London, England. Eighty sculptures by artist Nathan Sawaya are on display at The Old Truman Brewery. Created from a million Lego bricks, the exhibition opens on September 26, 2014 and runs until January 4, 2015. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

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    This unique Mercedes was stopping traffic yesterday (Mon) after its owner had the covered in diamonds. The diesel Mercedes CLS is thought to be owned by a Russian woman who lives in London. And she has managed to outdo the Arab playboys who drive around the capital by having her car covered in thousands of Swarovski diamonds. The Mercedes caused a stir yesterday (Mon) when it was parked outside a restaurant on Basil Street, near Harrods in Knightsbridge. (Picture by: SWNS / Splash News)

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    People organize to march in the People's Climate March on September 21, 2014 in New York City. The march, which calls for drastic political and economic changes to slow global warming, has been organized by a coalition of unions, activists, politicians and scientists. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

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    Krispy Kreme has created the UK's biggest ever box of doughnuts, the Double Hundred Dozen to celebrate the launch of the retailers new Occasions service that allows customers to purchase big, personalised orders for special events. The giant, iconic dotty box, pictured with member of staff Harriet Murphy at the Enfield store, is more than three and a half metres long, just under a metre tall and filled with 2,400 doughnuts. (Picture by: Solent News / Splash News)

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    A participant prepares to fly a kite during The 4th Surabaya International Kite Festival and Competition on September 14, 2014 in Surabaya, Indonesia. The 4th Surabaya International Kite Festival and Competition attracts hundreds of kite enthusiasts from all over Indonesia and two international participants from Malaysia and Sweden in Edu Park, Pakuwon City, Surabaya. (Photo by Robertus Pudyanto/Getty Images)

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    US Secretary of State John Kerry looks out over Baghdad from a helicopter on September 10, 2014. Kerry is visiting Iraq to hold talks with the country's new leaders on their role in a long-awaited strategy against Islamic State jihadists to be unveiled by President Barack Obama. (Photo credit BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Sam Pulia, mayor of Westerchester, IL, and a former police officer of the same town, mourns over the name of his cousin, New York firefighter Thomas Anthony Casoria, who was killed in the South Tower, prior to the the memorial observances held at the site of the World Trade Center in in New York on September 11, 2014. This year marks the 13th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people at the World Trade Center, Pentagon and on Flight 93. (Photo by Andrew Burton /Getty Images)

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