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Obama targets intelligence lapses


US President Barack Obama says he is more interesting in fixing the failures which lead to the failed Christmas Day attack than in assigning blame.

His words came as a Detroit court prepared to begin hearing the trial of the man charged with the attack, 23-year-old Nigerian Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab.

Matthew Price reports from Detroit.


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