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United States

15 January 2011

New York Times

New York City police officers carry Glock pistols, and rappers wax eloquent about them. Movie stars brandish Glocks, too. "Get yourself a Glock and lose that nickel-plated sissy pistol," Tommy Lee Jones said in the 1998 movie "U.S. Marshals." When Saddam Hussein was captured in a hole in the ground in Iraq, soldiers found his Glock pistol inside. It was later presented to President George W. Bush, who displayed it in the Oval Office as a treasured souvenir.... (

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