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European Football, historical backgrounds of soccer violence

European football reflects the continent’s History and many fans overseas are not aware that the roots of football rivalry go back centuries
Next week sees European football play its last Champion's League the UEFA Champions League round for the year, so let us consider the most tragic face of the continent's football. To paraphrase von...
3 December 2016 -
G. (. Pezzano

Rush Limbaugh's 'Rush Revere' books banned in Marshall, Wisconsin schools

Books about a time traveling middle school class said to contain 'inappropriate material'
Attempts to ban books in a country that prides itself on freedom of expression is always a sad spectacle, harkening as it does to Nazi era book burning. Add to the list of books too dangerous to be...
23 November 2016 -
M. Whittington

Archaeologists discover 7,000-year-old ancient Egyptian City

Lost city could possibly be the first capital of Egypt's oldest empire.
Egyptian archaeologists have recently discovered the oldest city in Egypt. Estimated to date all the way back to 5,316 BCE, the nameless city has brought a new wave of excitement among the Egyptian...
29 November 2016 -
D. Riales
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