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  • Creator of Porsche 911 sports car dies aged 76
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    2012-04-08 06:56:44 UTC

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Ferdinand Alexander Porsche, the creator of Porsche's 911 sports car, has died at age 76, Porsche said on Thursday. A grandson of Ferdinand Porsche, who founded the Stuttgart-based sports car maker and developed the Volkswagen Beetle under a contract with the Nazis in the 1930s, Ferdinand Alexander Porsche inve...
  • "Three Cups of Tea" author to pay $1 million to U.S. charity
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    2012-04-08 06:49:35 UTC

    MISSOULA, Montana (Reuters) - "Three Cups of Tea" author Greg Mortenson has agreed to pay $1 million to compensate his Montana-based charity for using the non-profit to promote and buy copies of his books, a report from the state attorney general said on Thursday. The settlement between Mortenson, leaders of the Central Asia Institu...
  • U.S. island was green victory to save slice of paradise
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    2012-04-08 06:35:10 UTC

    MARCO ISLAND, Florida (Reuters) - When the Mackle brothers, Elliot, Robert and Frank Jr., first set foot on the deserted beaches of Marco Island in 1962 there were more pelicans, terns and mosquitoes than people. With it white sand beaches and gentle waves from the Gulf of Mexico, the brothers had planned to create a new resort on M...
  • Stunning Images of Ramadan From Around the Globe
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    2020-04-30 19:44:18 UTC

    <p>Ramadan is usually a time of togetherness, with Muslims filling mosques for hours of prayer and sharing large, lavish meals with friends and neighbors after days of dawn-to-dusk fasting.</p><p>But as Associated Press images show, the coronavirus has forced Muslims around the world &mdash; from Indonesia, India and Gaza City to Seatt...
  • How Much Vitamin D Should I Take?
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    2020-12-28 19:18:56 UTC

    How much vitamin D do you need to ensure strong, healthy bones? Unfortunately, there isn’t an easy answer. “It’s incredibly controversial,” says Neil Binkley, MD, a UW Health geriatrician and internationally recognized researcher who leads the UW Osteoporosis Clinical Research Program. “The experts in the field are quite polarized. ...
  • Mill Valley Middle School Welcomes Chelsea Clinton
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    2017-04-21 06:59:14 UTC

    <blockquote>Mill Valley, California — Recently, Chelsea Clinton has been traveling around to schools to promote her new book,<strong><i> It’s Your World</i></strong>, her most recent stop being Mill Valley Middle School. Clinton’s inspiration for<strong><i> It’s Your World</strong></i> is the book <strong><i>50 Simple Things Kids Ca...
  • Choose The Best Loan For Your Business
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    2020-12-05 23:49:52 UTC

    To help you find the right business loan, we researched and analyzed dozens of options. Here is a roundup of our 2021 best picks, followed by an explanation of how we chose them. • How to choose the best loan for your business? • What type of business loan is best for your business? • What to expect in 2021? <strong>Rapid...
  • Boston Red Sox fan gets a little too aggressive taking foul ball from Andrew McCutchen
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    2017-04-03 23:06:14 UTC

    As a fan along the wall during a baseball game, it is almost a responsibility to be ready and aggressive when it comes to claiming foul balls up for grabs. After all, you paid a lot for those tickets, and it'd be nice to come away with a free souvenir. But in the video below, this one fan probably took his attempt at a foul ball too...
  • North Carolina vs. Oregon 2017: 77 - 76
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    2017-04-02 04:54:00 UTC

    GLENDALE, Ariz. — Only 40 minutes of action now separate the North Carolina men’s basketball team from what eluded it a year ago: A national championship. All season, these Tar Heels — most of whom were part of last year’s team, the one that lost the title on an unbelievable buzzer-beater by Villanova’s Kris Jenkins — have talked ab...
  • Mike Flynn Seeks Immunity To Testify
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    2017-03-31 03:01:29 UTC

    <blockquote><h2>Former national security adviser may know details of Russia ties</h2> <h3>President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn is reportedly willing to testify about the Trump team’s ties with Russia in exchange for immunity from prosecution.</h3> Flynn, who served as an adviser to Trump’s campa...
  • Romney criticizes Biden on consulate attack
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    2012-10-13 04:17:53 UTC

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Broadening his attack on administration foreign policy, Mitt Romney accused Vice President Joe Biden on Friday of "doubling down on denial" in a dispute over security at a diplomatic post in Libya that was overrun by terrorists who killed the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans. "The vice president directl...
  • Get the latest Fifa world men's ranking - September 2021
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    2021-10-10 03:05:36 UTC

    <p><span style="font-size: 12px;">Get the latest Fifa world men&#39;s ranking here and find out where your favorite team is ranked.</span></p><h2><a href="https://www.global-gathering.com/opinions/18679"><u>1 - 50</u>&nbsp;</a>&nbsp; &nbsp;&bull; &nbsp; &nbsp;<a href="https://www.global-gathering.com/opinions/18681"><u>51 - 100</u></a>...
  • How the U.S. is using terrorists' smartphones and laptops to defeat them
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    2018-02-04 04:58:15 UTC

    BETHESDA, Md. – Smartphones helped terror organizations grow and communicate. Now the devices are contributing to their downfall. In a nondescript, highly secured building in this Washington suburb, a group of U.S. government technicians and linguists are downloading massive amounts of data from phones, hard drives, CDs and other d...
  • "Bomb-like device" Found In Central Oslo, Suspect Arrested
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    2017-04-09 07:09:52 UTC

    Norwegian police set off a controlled explosion of a "bomb-like device" found in central Oslo on Saturday, a suspect is being held in custody, and the security police has overtaken the conduct of the investigation, authorities said. A Reuters reporter described a loud bang shortly after the arrival of Oslo's bomb squad. "The nois...
  • French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault says Assad is lying about chemical attacks
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    2017-04-14 06:47:34 UTC

    French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault dismissed as lies and propaganda on Friday Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's comments that a poison gas attack blamed on his government last week in Idlib province was "100 percent fabrication". Ayrault made the comment during a joint media briefing in Beijing with China's Foreign Minister ...
  • Gunfire erupted inside a packed nightclub in Cincinnati, Ohio
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    2017-03-26 17:17:53 UTC

    By Joe Wessels | CINCINNATI, OHIO — Gunfire erupted inside a packed nightclub in Cincinnati, Ohio, early Sunday morning, killing one person and injuring 15 others, as an apparent argument that may have started earlier in the day turned violent, authorities said. Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley said there was no evidence of "a terr...