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State Dept. retracts denial of Kerry yachting during Egypt crisis

WASHINGTON -- Secretary of State John F. Kerry is in the headlines over the Fourth of July holiday for a decidedly unwelcome reason: questions over whether he went sailing off Nantucket as Egypt descended into chaos.

Turns out he did, at least for a little while -- despite his spokeswoman’s initial insistence to the contrary.

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