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Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015
** FILE ** In this Sept. 24, 1999 file photo, President of Guinea Lansana Conte addresses the 54th Session of the General Assembly at the United Nations Friday. Conte, who has ruled the African nation with an iron hand since seizing power in a coup nearly a quarter century ago, died following a lengthy illness, the National Assembly president said Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2008. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)