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Tuesday, March 29

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(UPDATE 3/28/11, 4:16pm: the repeated paragraph error has been fixed. The typo, however, remains.)

From today's New York Times, a paragraph accidentally repeated in the subsequent paragraph, but with subtle changes:

#1:

Qatar, which has sent aircraft to join the patrols over Libya, offered strikingly blunt support for the international effort against another Arab leader. "We urge Qaddafi and his people to leave and not to cause any more bloodshed," Sheik Hamad bin Jissim bin Jabr al-Thani, the Qatari prime minisiter and foreign minister, said at a press conference Tuesday evening.

#2:

Qatar, whose aircraft have joined the patrols over Libya, offered strikingly blunt support for the international effort against another Arab leader. "We urge Qaddafi and his people to leave and not to cause any more bloodshed," Sheik Hamad bin Jissim bin Jabr al-Thani, the Qatari prime minisiter and foreign minister, said at a press conference Tuesday evening.

BONUS: Did you find the typo?