Ariel Sharon, former Israeli PM, dies at 85

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FILE - In this Oct. 23, 1973 file photo, Israeli Major General Ariel Sharon, who commands Israeli units operating in the Egyptian west bank of the Suez canal, smiles with an Egyptian farmer in an unidentified village near Ismailia in Egypt. Sharon, the hard-charging Israeli general and prime minister who was admired and hated for his battlefield exploits and ambitions to reshape the Middle East, died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. The 85-year-old Sharon had been in a coma since a debilitating stroke eight years ago. (AP Photo/Horst Faas, File)