World Waits for "...the most closely watched midnight in history."

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World Waits for "...the most closely watched midnight in history." - World looks to the millennium with hope, fear...
World looks to the millennium with hope, fear By MARCUS ELIASON Associated Press From a sprinkle of South Pacific islands to the skyscrapers of the Americas, across the pyramids, the Parthenon and the temples of Angkor Wat, mankind stood on the threshold of a new millennium Friday, linked by satellite technology for the most closely watched midnight in history. The world celebration was tempered, however, by unease over Earth's vulnerability to terrorism and its dependence on computer technology.

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