|World Briefs: Jan. 14, 2014|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
Leaders remember Ariel Sharon
JERUSALEM — Under skies dotted with scattered clouds and a blimp, Israeli and international leaders attended the state memorial ceremony held Monday for former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, who died Saturday.
Draped in an Israeli flag and surrounded by wreaths, Sharon’s casket lay on a raised black platform in the wide, paved plaza of the Knesset, where he served from 1973 as a lawmaker, Cabinet member and prime minister until felled by a stroke eight years ago.
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