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US Military: Americans on Hijacked Yacht Killed

Note: This article has nothing to do with censorship, but it is worth a mention because American lives were lost, and this problem with Piracy needs to be dealt with! Source: VOA The U.S. military says pirates have shot and

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Feb 22, 1732: George Washington is Born

On this day in 1732, George Washington is born in Westmoreland County, Virginia, the second son from the second marriage of a colonial plantation owner. An initially loyal British subject, Washington eventually led the Continental Army in the American Revolution

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Feb 22, 2006: Gang Commits Largest Robbery in British History

In the early morning hours of February 22, 2006, a gang of at least six men, some of them armed, steal £53 million from the Securitas bank depot in Kent, Great Britain. It was the largest such theft in British

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Feb 22, 1980: U.S. Hockey Team Makes Miracle on Ice

In one of the most dramatic upsets in Olympic history, the underdog U.S. hockey team, made up of college players, defeats the four-time defending gold-medal winning Soviet team at the XIII Olympic Winter Games in Lake Placid, New York. The

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