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“It’s the last word in the dictionary and it’s fun to say and it’s fun to spell,” said an eighth grader Samara St Louis from Canada.
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The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is drawing to a close this weekend after 146 years of performances and travel that at times have been marred by tragedy and celebrated in film, but also constant.
A teenager in the United States, who collapsed in a high school classroom last month, died because he drank several highly caffeinated drinks too quickly, a coroner said on Monday.
It takes a certain something to be a good storyteller: enthusiasm, timing and a flair for the dramatic. Performers at a children’s story hour at a New York City library have all that and then some — they’re drag queens.
How would you feel if a story you’d written years ago suddenly appeared on an exam paper? One author wasn’t sure even she would pass.
Some of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped three years ago by Islamist Boko Haram militants refused to be part of a group of 82 girls freed at the weekend, a mediator involved in the release said on Monday.
Rebel commander Joseph Kony has spread terror across four African nations for three decades, even evading capture by US and Ugandan soldiers who have now given up the chase.
On April 26, American special forces began pulling out of the Central African Republic, where they were deployed in 2011 to help hunt the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) warlord Joseph Kony.
Joseph Kony became one of Africa’s most notorious rebels at the head of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), combining religious mysticism with bloodthirsty ruthlessness.
January 1987: A year after the takeover of Uganda by rebel leader Yoweri Museveni, voodoo priestess Alice Auma Lakwena takes up arms to topple the new regime. Her Holy Spirit Movement is defeated at the end of 1987.
Emmanuel Macron, 39, who won the second round of the French presidential election on Sunday, according to estimates, will be one of the world’s youngest leaders.  Here is a look at those who were still a little wet behind the ears when they attained high executive office: