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Nigerian Wellington Jighere takes out World Scrabble Championship in Perth

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It's only fair to share...A 36-year-old Nigerian man, Wellington Jighere, has taken out the World Scrabble Championship held in Perth. About 450 Scrabble players came from around the world to compete in the tournament that has seen its first African player crowned the champion. Jighere took on dark horse Lewis Mackay, 30, from Cambridge, England, in the final round of ...

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‘Piles Of Corpses’ – Veteran On Horror Of War

It's only fair to share...Col Leonard Berney says he will never forget what he saw at Belsen as events take place across the UK for Remembrance Sunday. On 15 April 1945 British troops liberated the Bergen-Belsen Nazi concentration camp near Hanover in Germany. They found a horrific scene: Thousands of dead prisoners and thousands more seriously ill and close to ...

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Poll: Most Americans Reject Obama’s Approach to Fighting ISIS

It's only fair to share...Americans are souring on President Barack Obama’s approach to fighting the Islamic State, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll that also found deep pessimism about U.S. prospects for success in Afghanistan and uncertainty about Obama’s plan to leave thousands of troops there when he leaves office. More than 6 in 10 now reject Obama’s handling of ...

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One-Eyed Neo-Fascist Gangster Goes on Trial with 45 Other Alleged Mafia Members in Rome

It's only fair to share...The trial of 46 alleged mafia members has kicked off in Rome, opening the next saga of a yearlong investigation that has already exposed politicians, businessmen, and other officials reportedly involved in the embezzlement of millions of euros from city hall contracts. Among the defendants is a former neo-fascist gangster with one eye, who is a ...

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Russia Sends Missile Systems to Syria to Stop Its Jets Being Hijacked

It's only fair to share...Russia has sent missile systems to Syria to protect its military forces, the head of Russia’s air force said Thursday. Colonel General Viktor Bondarev said fighter jets could be hijacked in countries neighboring Syria and used to attack Russian forces. “We have calculated all possible threats. We have sent not only fighter jets, bombers and helicopters, ...

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France Will No Longer Ban Gay Men From Giving Blood

It's only fair to share...The ban was originally imposed in 1983 in an effort to prevent the spread of AIDS France announced on Wednesday that it would no longer prevent gay men from donating blood, under the condition that they do not have sex in the preceding months. Under the new policy, men who intend to give what is known ...

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Earth will experience 15 days of total darkness between November 15 – 29, 2015 – NASA

It's only fair to share...The event, according to NASA, hasn’t occurred in over 1 Million years. Astronomers from NASA have indicated that the world will remain in complete darkness starting on Sunday, November 15, 2015 at 3 a.m. and will end on Monday, November 30, 2015 at 4:15 p.m. According to officials, the” November Black Out” event will be caused ...

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12 Alleged Drug Traffickers Killed by Colombian Military

It's only fair to share...  About 12 alleged drug traffickers were  reportedly killed and five camps destroyed early Tuesday in what is termed “the first direct bombing of a criminal ring” conducted by Colombian Air Force. The offensive, jointly conducted by police and the military forces with aerial backing, took place in Unguia in the northeast department of Choco, the ...

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Obama: If GOP Candidates Can’t Handle CNBC, How Will They Deal With Russia And China?

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It's only fair to share...President Barack Obama lampooned the GOP’s presidential candidates Monday, saying that their grumbling about last week’s debate signaled their likely ineffectiveness on the world stage. “Every one of these candidates says, ‘Obama’s weak, Putin’s kicking sand in his face. When I talk to Putin, he’s going to straighten out,'” Obama said during a democratic fundraiser in ...

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97-year old woman receives high school diploma

It's only fair to share...97-year old Margaret Thome Bekema fulfilled a lifelong goal when she received her high school diploma 80 years after she was forced to drop out in order to help her family. School administrators from Catholic Central High School in Grand Rapids presented her with the diploma at the Yorkshire and Stonebridge Manor senior community in Walker. ...

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