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The U.S. Embassy (left) is pictured with blasted ruins next to it in downtown Nairobi, Kenya, August 8, 1998, one day after terrorist bombs exploded at the U.S. embassies in Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. (AP/Wide World Photos)

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