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(July 2) Today's Top Headlines - Obama, Bush honor victims of Bin Laden's salvo

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President Barack Obama and his predecessor George W. Bush met in an African capital Tuesday to honor the victims of Osama bin Laden’s opening salvo in his war against America.

The near-simultaneous bombings at two U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania in 1998 claimed the lives of 224 people, including 12 Americans.

In the words of then President Bill Clinton, the U.S. had lost “12 proud sons and daughters who perished half a world away, but never left America behind, who carried with them … the ideals for which America stands.”

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