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Published Nov 19, 2012 at 04:00AM / Updated Nov 19, 2013 at 12:31AM

It's Monday, Nov. 19, the 324th day of 2012. There are 42 days left in the year.

In history

Highlight: In 1863, President Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address as he dedicated a national cemetery at the site of the Civil War battlefield in Pennsylvania.

Ten years ago: In a moment that drew criticism, singer Michael Jackson briefly held his youngest child, Prince Michael II, over a fourth-floor balcony rail at a Berlin hotel in front of dozens of fans waiting below.

Five years ago: In Pakistan, a Supreme Court hand-picked by President Gen. Pervez Musharraf dismissed legal challenges to his continued rule.

One year ago: Moammar Gadhafi's former heir apparent, Seif al-Islam, was captured by revolutionary fighters, setting off celebrations across Libya.

Birthdays

Talk show host Larry King is 79. Talk show host Dick Cavett is 76. Broadcasting and sports mogul Ted Turner is 74. Fashion designer Calvin Klein is 70. Actress Meg Ryan is 51. Actress-director Jodie Foster is 50.

— From wire reports