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  Cheshvan 11, 5772 , 08/11/11

Former EU Leader Duped by Rumor of Ariel Sharon’s Death

Former NATO and EU senior leader Javier Solana apologizes for spreading a false rumor Monday that Ariel Sharon had died. Someone in Israel sent a Twitter message that the former prime minister had passed away, and journalists scrambled to write an obituary for the ailing Sharon, who has been comatose for nearly five years.
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