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Media Wrestles With Graphic Gadhafi Photos

Photo: Max Rossi/Reuters

Today’s tremendous news comes from the struggle in Libya where images and amateur video are emerging that claim to show the minutes surrounding the death of that country’s former dictator, Col. Moamar Ghadafi (spelled the CNN way). As Libyans and others around the world celebrate an end to his brutal rule, others are grappling with what images to release.

CNN published both the criticism and praise it has gotten over some of the photos it has published. Images of Ghadafi bleeding and being jostled by a hostile group, and a still of what looks to be his face post-mortem are all over the Web now. Gawker also has a chilling video of what it’s calling Gaddafi’s (Gawker spelling) “last moments.”

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Trump Spokeswoman Issues Statement of the Day

As world leaders gather at the United Nations General Assembly this week, Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi took his lodging situation in to his own hands. Somehow he was able to rent space on a property owned by Donald Trump in Bedford, NY and have a large tent erected for him to stay in. Apparently, Trump wasn’t aware of the situation.

That led to the following statement from Trump Organization spokeswoman Rhona Graff: “We have requested that the tenant occupying the property in Bedford, N.Y. remove the tent that was erected. They have complied with this request. Additionally, Mr. Gadhafi will not be going to the property.”