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  • Most Destructive Earthquakes that Shook the World

    Most Destructive Earthquakes that Shook the World

    Every year hundreds of earthquakes strike different parts of the earth killing thousands of people and causing massive financial damages. Some of these are insignificant due to their low magnitude or to the fact that they hit some uninhabited area while others are massive and claim thousands of lives. In this list, we will take
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  • Life and Times of Fidel Castro

    Life and Times of Fidel Castro

    Fidel Castro was one of the greatest leaders to have walked the earth whose passing away has left a deep void in the hearts of his admirers and followers. Castro’s ideals have become a source of inspiration for people around the world in the fight against repressive governments. Early life and incidents Born to Ángel
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  • Top Flower Bouquet Exporters in the World

    Top Flower Bouquet Exporters in the World

    Flowers are a popular gifting item and a wonderful way to express our feelings to our beloved or loved ones. Millions of people around the world still resort to gifting flowers on special occasions. As such the business of exporting flowers is a lucrative one and has enabled countries to earn billions of dollars in
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  • Flying out of these airports this Thanksgiving? Here’s what you need to know

    Flying out of these airports this Thanksgiving? Here’s what you need to know

    It really gets a bit messy on Thanksgiving Day with people flying from all over the US to meet up with their family and friends or on vacation to some other destination. Overcrowded airports, excited people hurrying to catch their flight and even delayed flights become a common sight on the days leading up to
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  • Trump pulls out of TPP Trade Pact

    Trump pulls out of TPP Trade Pact

    It seems the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) may not become a reality as the US President-elect Donald Trump has promised that he would abandon it upon assuming office. TPP comprises 12 member states, which include the North American countries of US and Canada; South American countries of Mexico, Chile and Peru; the Asian countries of Japan,
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  • Top Ten US States where Immigrants Were Naturalized in 2015

    Top Ten US States where Immigrants Were Naturalized in 2015

    The state of California rates high on the list of immigrants who have made the United States their home. In 2015, a total of 730,259 immigrants were naturalized in the US. Of these, California accounted for the largest number at 155,979 or 21.4 percent of the naturalized population. New York, which is known for its
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  • People from Around the World Naturalized in the US in 2015

    People from Around the World Naturalized in the US in 2015

    The United States has through the decades witnessed a steady flow of immigrants from around the world. In 2015, there were 730,259 immigrants who were naturalized in the US and the majority of these were from Mexico. Though the US has received immigrants from the entire world but the largest number were from Mexico. Of
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  • Donald Trump’s Wall to Keep Immigrants Out

    Donald Trump’s Wall to Keep Immigrants Out

    Now that Donald Trump’s presidency has become a reality, it seems as if Americans would soon find the wall coming up on the US-Mexico border. The President-elect had reiterated his intention to go ahead with the wall in the third presidential debate. Trump’s effort is to send back some three million undocumented immigrants, who he
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