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Not Your Normal Vacation For Obama

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Before heading to a Wednesday luau, President Obama did something much more somber, his aides said: He called CIA director Leon Panetta to discuss the deaths of seven agency officers in a suicide attack in Afghanistan.

On Thursday morning, before taking his family to a private viewing of the movie "Avatar," Obama called his counterterrorism and homeland security advisers for updates on an attempted airline attack a week earlier.

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