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15 Dead After Pakistan Protests Over Anti-Islam Video

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In Pakistan, rioters and police clashed as thousands took to the streets across the country. The government declared Friday a holiday to enable people to protest over the anti-Muslim video but suspended cell phone service to prevent militants from using phones to coordinate attacks during the protests. This came as Pakistani TV aired a 30 second U.S.-paid ad of President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton disavowing the film.
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