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US journalist Helen Thomas dies

21 July 2013 Last updated at 02:48 BST

Helen Thomas, a trailblazing journalist who covered the White House for nearly five decades, has died aged 92.

Ms Thomas covered the administrations of 10 presidents and was known for asking difficult questions.

She was a fixture at White House news conferences and considered a pioneer for women in journalism.

Tim Allman reports.

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