Obama implores minister to call off Quran burning

WASHINGTON (AP) —President Barack Obama is exhorting a Florida minister to “listen to those better angels” and call off his plan to engage in a Quran-burning protest this weekend. Obama told ABC’s “Good Morning America” in an interview aired today that he hopes the Rev. Terry Jones of Florida listens to the pleas of people who have asked him to call off the plan. The president called it a “stunt.”

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