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ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Obama honored the sacrifice of U.S. servicemen and women Monday at Arlington National Cemetery, the first Memorial Day observance where the country "is not engaged in a major ground war" and the 70th since the end of World War II, the president said.

Here are the five most powerful moments from the president's speech:

1. On Arlington National Cemetery

"My fellow Americans, this hallowed ground is more than the final resting place of heroes; it is a reflection of America itself. It's a reflection of our history: the wars we've waged for democracy, the peace we've laid to preserve it. It's a reflection of our diversity: men and women of all backgrounds, all races and creeds and circumstances and faiths, willing to defend and die for the ideals that bind us as one nation."

2. On serving in the military

"Most Americans don't fully see, don't fully understand the sacrifice made by the one percent who serve in this all-volunteer armed forces - a sacrifice that preserves the freedoms we too often take for granted. Few know that it's like to take a bullet for a buddy, or to live with the fact that he or she took one for you."

3. On sacrifice

"These sons and daughters, these brothers and sisters who lay down their lives for us - they belong to us all. They're our children, too. We benefit from their light, their positive influence on the world."

4. On honoring service in the U.S. military

"It's our duty, our eternal obligation, to be there for them too; to make sure our troops always have what they need to carry out the mission; to make sure we care for all those who have served; to make sure we honor all those whom we've lost."

5. On America's debt to fallen U.S. soldiers


"The Americans who rest beneath these beautiful hills and in sacred ground across our country and around the world, they are why our nation endures. Each simple stone marker arranged in perfect military precision, signifies the cost of our blessings. It is a debt we can never fully repay. But it is a debt well never stop trying to fully repay, by remaining a nation worthy of their sacrifice. By living our own lives the way the fallen lived theirs - a testament that greater love has no other than this than to lay down your life for your friends."


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Coahuila State Government (CIUDAD ACUNA, Mexico) -- At least 13 people were killed on Monday when a tornado struck the town of Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, near the Texas border.

The town is just two miles from Texas' Laughlin Air Force base, the largest pilot training base in the United States.

No injuries or damage were reported at the Air Force base, an official told ABC News.

Facebook photos posted by Del Rio Community Spotlight showed the devastation, including destroyed homes and overturned cars.

About 300 homes were affected, according to a press statement from the Coahuila Government.

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WABC-TV(NEW YORK) -- An Air France plane was escorted to JFK Airport in New York City Monday morning after an anonymous threat was made against the flight -- one of several threats made to multiple airplanes bound for different U.S. airports, law enforcement officials told ABC News.

The Maryland State Police McHenry Barrack, in Garrett County received an anonymous call of a “chemical weapons threat” aboard Air France Flight 22, which was en route from Paris to New York City airport.

The threat was not considered to be credible as law enforcement and aviation officials told ABC News that they are responding to multiple, unconfirmed threats to multiple airplanes bound for different airports.

As for the Air France flight, two American fighter jets scrambled to accompany the New York-bound flight as it headed towards the airport.

The tip was called in at 6:45 a.m. on an untraceable line and the caller did not identify himself, a senior federal official told ABC News.

The two F15 planes were scrambled and followed the plane into U.S. airspace, but they flew in a way so that the passengers and crew would not be able to see the military planes, the sources said.

The caller said that four flights had devices on board -- but only specified the JFK-bound Air France flight.

The Airbus A-330 has since landed and was taken between two runways and locked down while the threat is investigated.

A police dispatch that was sent out after the jets were scrambled noted that the area where the plane was taken is generally known as the "hijack site" because it is the area used in such scenarios. During an initial investigation, nothing dangerous has been found on board, the federal official told ABC.


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ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Sandra Lee is leaving the hospital on Monday

The lifestyle guru, who underwent a double mastectomy last week, will return home with her partner, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, and her sister Kimber, according to her team.

"Today is an exciting day! Sandra is going home to Lilly Pond with her sister Kimber and Governor Cuomo," read an update on her Facebook page. "She is most excited to sleep in her own bed -- and see [her birds] Phoenix and Halo when she wakes up!"

Lee, 48, revealed earlier this month that she had been diagnosed with breast cancer in March. Prior to the mastectomy, she'd had a lumpectomy. Her doctor also recommended daily radiation for six to eight weeks.

"It beats up your body, and it beats you up emotionally," she said during an appearance on Good Morning America. "[But] I wasn't going let it rob me from one day of happiness."

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PomInOz/iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(MELBOURNE, Australia) -- In the ongoing fare war between Australia's budget airlines, it would seem that travelers are the current victors.

Tigerair, a short-haul carrier owner by Virgin Australia, dropped roughly 500 fares to the rock-bottom price of $9 per flight on select routes this weekend in a bid to lure passengers away from competitors like Jetstar.

"Introducing Saturday flight fever, every Saturday from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. aest," tweeted the airline's social media feed on May 23. "Today there's 500 seats for $9* (T&Cs apply)"

A subsequent tweet posted a video of Tigerair flight crew breaking out disco dance moves to celebrate their "grooviest sale ever."

The fire sale lasted for four hours and kicks off what will be a weekly series of similar incentives, according to a spokesperson quoted on news.com.au, which first reported the story.

In the United States, low-budget carrier Spirit Airlines offers an ongoing "$9 Fare Club" membership, charging fliers $59.95 for "exclusive access to discounted fares and vacation packages."

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Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images(INDIANAPOLIS) -- Juan Pablo Montoya outdueled Will Power and Scott Dixon over the final five laps to win the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday.

Montoya, who came into the race Verizon IndyCar Series points leader, won the Indy 500 for the second time -- his first coming in 2000 when he was a rookie.

The three drivers traded the lead back and forth after a caution was lifted with less than 20 laps to go, and it wasn't until there were less than three laps left that Montoya pulled ahead to eventually win the race.

From Jeff Gordon to David Letterman, here are some of the other biggest moments from Sunday's 99th running of the Indianapolis 500 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

1. Jeff Gordon drives the pace car

NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon switched gears, acting as the official pace car driver for the Indy 500 and sharing the moment on Twitter. Gordon is orifinally from Pittsboro, Indiana.

2. First lap setbacks

In the first lap alone, Alex Taglianai's car didn't start and Conor Daly's car caught fire, according to ABC News affiliate WRTV-TV.

Later on, in turn 2 of the first lap, Takuma Sato tried to pass Sage Karam, and their cars collided. Ryan Briscoe was also involved in the crash.

3. Crash takes Tony Kanaan out of the running

Tony Kanaan, who was considered one of the favorites coming in to the race, lost control and crashed into a wall with just under 50 laps remaining.

Kanaan stepped out of the damaged car and waved to the crowd, but his chances of winning a second Indy championship were gone.

4. David Letterman makes a post-retirement appearance

Just days after starting his retirement, Indianapolis native David Letterman came to show his support at the Indy 500.

Letterman isn't new to the racing world -- he actually began his on-camera career as a pit reporter, and he's co-owner of the car driven on Sunday by Oriol Servia.

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Dana Edelson/NBC(NEW YORK) -- Netflix has released a trailer for A Very Murray Christmas, its upcoming Christmas special starring Bill Murray set to debut in December.

The 24-second trailer, which is clearly a nod to his role in Lost in Translation, features a signature shrug from the actor while he dons a pair of headband antlers and gazes glumly out a Carlyle Hotel window at the New York City skyline -- all set to a score of jazz piano.

It's no coincidence that the trailer looks like the hit 2003 film. The special reunites the actor with Sofia Coppola, who last directed Murray in Lost in Translation, for which he earned his first Oscar nomination of his career.

A Very Murray Christmas pays tribute to the classic variety show and features Murray as the host, according to Netflix.

In the special, a snowstorm hits New York City and Murray worries that none of his guests will be able to make the trek, according to Netflix. But with a combination of divine luck and perseverance, he ends up partying the night away with countless A-list guests at The Carlyle Hotel.

The cast of partiers includes highly notable names, including George Clooney, Dimitri Dimitrov, Michael Cera, Chris Rock, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, Miley Cyrus, Jason Schwartzman, Rashida Jones and more.

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