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Nelson Mandela dies at age 95

Nelson Mandela dies at age 95 | International | Scoop.it

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THE PRESIDENT: At his trial in 1964, Nelson Mandela closed his statement from the dock saying, “I have fought against white domination, and I have fought against black domination. I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony and with equal opportunities. It is an ideal which I hope to live for and to achieve. But if needs be, it is an ideal for which I am prepared to die.”

 

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thats really sad. ive heard he was a good person. i didnt really know who he was until he died. he did alot of great things for south africa.

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World's most expensive car: Dh27m gold Lamborghini on sale in Dubai

“Crafted from 500kg solid block of gold”
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I think thats pretty cool. But there are also going to be alot of people wanting to buy it that will oay a lot for it. But i think that it should be an auction to increase the profit made. If you auction it, there will be people fighting for it. But if you sell it, its just first come first served
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Kenya mall attack: Military says most hostages freed, death toll at 68

Kenya mall attack: Military says most hostages freed, death toll at 68 | International | Scoop.it
At least 59 people are dead after gunmen stormed a Kenyan mall on Saturday. On Sunday, about 30 hostages remained, sources say.
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That is horrible

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New Island Pops Up After Volcano Eruption

New Island Pops Up After Volcano Eruption | International | Scoop.it
A new island has surfaced off the coast of Japan, the apparent result of volcanic activity.
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I feel like this is happening alot more frequently. it may be due to global warming or something invloving natural causes or it may just be cool and ok. i think it would be cool just to go explore the volcano since their is no other living thing besides mabye moss and other under water plants.

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Landscape Photographer Of The Year Awards Showcase The UK's Stunning ... - Huffington Post

Landscape Photographer Of The Year Awards Showcase The UK's Stunning ... - Huffington Post | International | Scoop.it
“Landscape Photographer Of The Year Awards Showcase The UK's Stunning ...”
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Thiose are some really cool pictures, she must soend alot of time in the wilderness to take all of those neat pictures. I think it would be really fun to be able to do that. She definatley deserves an award for that.
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