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August 17, 2018

Here are the top stories for Friday, August 17th: Funerals held for victims of Italy bridge collapse; Muslims gather in Mecca ahead of Hajj; Trump plans to revoke DOJ official clearance; Fans mourn Aretha Franklin outside her father's church.

Raw: Hajj Begins, Pilgrims Circle The Kaaba

September 10, 2016

More than two million worshippers are expected to begin the hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia on Saturday. Early in the day, thousands prayed at Mecca's Grand Mosque, home to the Kaaba shrine. (Sept. 10)

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