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Tensions over Koran spark isolated incidents on 9/11

<p>A demonstrator holds a sign as he marches during a rally held in support of a proposed Islamic cultural centre and mosque in New York September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi</p>

A demonstrator holds a sign as he marches during a rally held in support of a proposed Islamic cultural centre and mosque in New York September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

A demonstrator holds a sign as he marches during a rally held in support of a proposed Islamic cultural centre and mosque in New York September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

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<p>An opponent of the Muslim community centre and prayer space is restrained by the police from a supporter (R) during a rally outside the World Trade Center site in New York, September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton</p>

An opponent of the Muslim community centre and prayer space is restrained by the police from a supporter (R) during a rally outside the World Trade Center site in New York, September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

An opponent of the Muslim community centre and prayer space is restrained by the police from a supporter (R) during a rally outside the World Trade Center site in New York, September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

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<p>Family members of victims attend 9/11 ceremonies marking the ninth anniversary of the attacks, in New York September 11, 2010. REUTERS/David Handschuh/Pool</p>

Family members of victims attend 9/11 ceremonies marking the ninth anniversary of the attacks, in New York September 11, 2010. REUTERS/David Handschuh/Pool

Family members of victims attend 9/11 ceremonies marking the ninth anniversary of the attacks, in New York September 11, 2010. REUTERS/David Handschuh/Pool

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<p>Barbara Andrea of Brooklyn, New York, ties a ribbon onto the fence in honor of John Talignani who died on United Flight 93. REUTERS/Jason Cohn</p>

Barbara Andrea of Brooklyn, New York, ties a ribbon onto the fence in honor of John Talignani who died on United Flight 93. REUTERS/Jason Cohn

Barbara Andrea of Brooklyn, New York, ties a ribbon onto the fence in honor of John Talignani who died on United Flight 93. REUTERS/Jason Cohn

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<p>Anna Sereno (R) holds a portrait of her son Arthuro Angelo Sereno, killed during the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi</p>

Anna Sereno (R) holds a portrait of her son Arthuro Angelo Sereno, killed during the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

Anna Sereno (R) holds a portrait of her son Arthuro Angelo Sereno, killed during the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

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<p>An honor guard trumpeter plays during the ceremony on the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks at the site of Ground Zero in New York, September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Chris Hondros/Pool</p>

An honor guard trumpeter plays during the ceremony on the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks at the site of Ground Zero in New York, September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Chris Hondros/Pool

An honor guard trumpeter plays during the ceremony on the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks at the site of Ground Zero in New York, September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Chris Hondros/Pool

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<p>The friends and family members of victims gather at the reflecting pool during the ceremony for the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks at the site of Ground Zero in New York September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Chang W. Lee/Pool</p>

The friends and family members of victims gather at the reflecting pool during the ceremony for the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks at the site of Ground Zero in New York September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Chang W. Lee/Pool

The friends and family members of victims gather at the reflecting pool during the ceremony for the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks at the site of Ground Zero in New York September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Chang W. Lee/Pool

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<p>A woman bows her head as the names of the victims killed during the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center are read aloud in New York September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi</p>

A woman bows her head as the names of the victims killed during the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center are read aloud in New York September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

A woman bows her head as the names of the victims killed during the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center are read aloud in New York September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

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<p>A mourner arrives at Ground Zero during a ceremony marking the ninth anniversary of the September 11 attacks on the Wrld Trade Center in New York September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson</p>

A mourner arrives at Ground Zero during a ceremony marking the ninth anniversary of the September 11 attacks on the Wrld Trade Center in New York September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A mourner arrives at Ground Zero during a ceremony marking the ninth anniversary of the September 11 attacks on the Wrld Trade Center in New York September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>Former first lady Laura Bush and first lady Michelle Obama hug after they both addressed the crowd at a memorial service at the Flight 93 Temporary Memorial outside Shanksville, Pennsylvania, September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Jason Cohn</p>

Former first lady Laura Bush and first lady Michelle Obama hug after they both addressed the crowd at a memorial service at the Flight 93 Temporary Memorial outside Shanksville, Pennsylvania, September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Jason Cohn

Former first lady Laura Bush and first lady Michelle Obama hug after they both addressed the crowd at a memorial service at the Flight 93 Temporary Memorial outside Shanksville, Pennsylvania, September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Jason Cohn

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<p>A woman clutches a photo as family and friends of victims gather to mark the anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi</p>

A woman clutches a photo as family and friends of victims gather to mark the anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

A woman clutches a photo as family and friends of victims gather to mark the anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

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<p>Victor Ortiz, 7, waits to hear the name of a grandmother he never met, Sonia Ortiz (in photo on R), who died while working at Windows on the World, the restaurant at the top of the World Trade Center, at the ninth anniversary remembrance of the 9/11 attacks, in New York September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Chip East</p>

Victor Ortiz, 7, waits to hear the name of a grandmother he never met, Sonia Ortiz (in photo on R), who died while working at Windows on the World, the restaurant at the top of the World Trade Center, at the ninth anniversary remembrance of the 9/11...more

Victor Ortiz, 7, waits to hear the name of a grandmother he never met, Sonia Ortiz (in photo on R), who died while working at Windows on the World, the restaurant at the top of the World Trade Center, at the ninth anniversary remembrance of the 9/11 attacks, in New York September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Chip East

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<p>John Blossom, of Connecticut, sits by himself in quiet contemplation across from the site of the former twin towers on the ninth anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center in New York, September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn</p>

John Blossom, of Connecticut, sits by himself in quiet contemplation across from the site of the former twin towers on the ninth anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center in New York, September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

John Blossom, of Connecticut, sits by himself in quiet contemplation across from the site of the former twin towers on the ninth anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center in New York, September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

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<p>A Muslim man prays at the reflecting pool at Ground Zero September 11, 2010 as family members mark the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks at the World Trade Center. REUTERS/Andrew Mills/POOL</p>

A Muslim man prays at the reflecting pool at Ground Zero September 11, 2010 as family members mark the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks at the World Trade Center. REUTERS/Andrew Mills/POOL

A Muslim man prays at the reflecting pool at Ground Zero September 11, 2010 as family members mark the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks at the World Trade Center. REUTERS/Andrew Mills/POOL

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<p>Firefighters from Ladder Co. 10 and Engine Co. 10, which is located directly across from the World Trade Center, pause for a moment of silence at 10:28 a.m., to mark the observance of the time the North Tower of the World Trade Center fell, during 9/11ceremonies marking the ninth anniversary of the attacks in New York, September. 11, 2010. REUTERS/Henny Ray Abrams/Pool</p>

Firefighters from Ladder Co. 10 and Engine Co. 10, which is located directly across from the World Trade Center, pause for a moment of silence at 10:28 a.m., to mark the observance of the time the North Tower of the World Trade Center fell, during...more

Firefighters from Ladder Co. 10 and Engine Co. 10, which is located directly across from the World Trade Center, pause for a moment of silence at 10:28 a.m., to mark the observance of the time the North Tower of the World Trade Center fell, during 9/11ceremonies marking the ninth anniversary of the attacks in New York, September. 11, 2010. REUTERS/Henny Ray Abrams/Pool

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<p>The site of the former Twin Towers is seen during ceremonies marking the ninth anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center in New York September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn</p>

The site of the former Twin Towers is seen during ceremonies marking the ninth anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center in New York September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

The site of the former Twin Towers is seen during ceremonies marking the ninth anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center in New York September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

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<p>U.S. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and U.S. Navy Admiral Michael Mullen (L-R), President Barack Obama and Defense Secretary Robert Gates stand for the national anthem during a ceremony marking the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, at the Pentagon Memorial in Arlington, Virginia, September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst</p>

U.S. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and U.S. Navy Admiral Michael Mullen (L-R), President Barack Obama and Defense Secretary Robert Gates stand for the national anthem during a ceremony marking the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, at the...more

U.S. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and U.S. Navy Admiral Michael Mullen (L-R), President Barack Obama and Defense Secretary Robert Gates stand for the national anthem during a ceremony marking the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, at the Pentagon Memorial in Arlington, Virginia, September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

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<p>A New York City fireman holds a flag that once flew on the World Trade Center September 11, 2010 during ceremonies marking the ninth anniversary of the attacks on the United States. REUTERS/David Handschuh/Pool</p>

A New York City fireman holds a flag that once flew on the World Trade Center September 11, 2010 during ceremonies marking the ninth anniversary of the attacks on the United States. REUTERS/David Handschuh/Pool

A New York City fireman holds a flag that once flew on the World Trade Center September 11, 2010 during ceremonies marking the ninth anniversary of the attacks on the United States. REUTERS/David Handschuh/Pool

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<p>Demonstrators march down the street during a rally held in support of a proposed Islamic cultural centre and mosque in New York, September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi</p>

Demonstrators march down the street during a rally held in support of a proposed Islamic cultural centre and mosque in New York, September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

Demonstrators march down the street during a rally held in support of a proposed Islamic cultural centre and mosque in New York, September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

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<p>Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani reads a poem during remembrance ceremonies on the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks in New York, September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Peter Foley/Pool</p>

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani reads a poem during remembrance ceremonies on the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks in New York, September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Peter Foley/Pool

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani reads a poem during remembrance ceremonies on the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks in New York, September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Peter Foley/Pool

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<p>First lady Michelle Obama and former first lady Laura Bush listen during a memorial service at the Flight 93 Temporary Memorial outside Shanksville, Pennsylvania, September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Jason Cohn</p>

First lady Michelle Obama and former first lady Laura Bush listen during a memorial service at the Flight 93 Temporary Memorial outside Shanksville, Pennsylvania, September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Jason Cohn

First lady Michelle Obama and former first lady Laura Bush listen during a memorial service at the Flight 93 Temporary Memorial outside Shanksville, Pennsylvania, September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Jason Cohn

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<p>Demonstrators carry a banner as they march down the street during a rally held in support of a proposed Islamic cultural centre and mosque in New York September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi</p>

Demonstrators carry a banner as they march down the street during a rally held in support of a proposed Islamic cultural centre and mosque in New York September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

Demonstrators carry a banner as they march down the street during a rally held in support of a proposed Islamic cultural centre and mosque in New York September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

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<p>A firefighter in an honor guard is seen at the reflecting pool during the ceremony of the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks at the site of Ground Zero in New York September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Chris Hondros/Pool</p>

A firefighter in an honor guard is seen at the reflecting pool during the ceremony of the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks at the site of Ground Zero in New York September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Chris Hondros/Pool

A firefighter in an honor guard is seen at the reflecting pool during the ceremony of the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks at the site of Ground Zero in New York September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Chris Hondros/Pool

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