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This day in history

Today is Monday, Dec. 24, the 359th day of 2012. There are seven days left in the year. This is Christmas Eve.

Today’s Birthdays: Rock singer-musician Lemmy (Motorhead) is 67. The president of Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai, is 55. Singer Ricky Martin is 41. Author Stephenie Meyer (“Twilight”) is 39. ‘‘American Idol’’ host Ryan Seacrest is 38.

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