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Officials put out Olympic torch 3 times and Later Cancel Paris Relay

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PARIS (AP) - Police say the last section of the torch relay in Paris has been canceled following protests.

Earlier, security officials had to extinguish the Olympic torch three times because of raucous protests at the relay in Paris.

Police escorted the flame onto a bus twice in attempts to move it away from protesters angry over China's human rights record. Officers tackled some demonstrators and carried them away.

The third time acted as a precaution because they spotted a crowd of demonstrators on a bridge they were approaching.

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