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State Department issues travel warning because of Koran burning



The U.S. State Department of has  issued a worldwide caution and a travel warning because of the Gainesville pastor's planned burning of the Koran. Meanwhile, as the White House considers calling Dove World Outreach Center pastor Terry Jones, more angry protests erupt in Afghanistan.

"This is obviously a serious concern to us. We believe it is something that will endanger our forces,'' said Pentagon spokesman Geoff Morrell, at a press conference today.


[Last modified: Thursday, October 7, 2010 5:28pm]


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