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The Choctaw (alternatively spelled Chahta , Chactas , Chato , Tchakta , Chocktaw , and Chactaw ) are a Native American people originally from the Southeastern United States ( Mississippi , Florida , Alabama , and Louisiana ). The Choctaw language belongs to the Muskogean linguistic group

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then resume dribbling). Various violations are generally called "fouls". Disruptive physical contact (a personal foul ) is penalized, and a free throw is usually awarded to an offensive player if he is fouled while shooting the ball. A technical foul may also be issued when certain infractions

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The Great Train Robbery is the name given to a £2.6 million train robbery committed on 8 August 1963 at Bridego Railway Bridge, Ledburn near Mentmore in Buckinghamshire , England . [ 1 ] The bulk of the stolen money was not recovered. It was probably the largest robbery by value in British

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Parker was born Andreas Cornelis van Kuijk in Breda, the Netherlands, [ 3 ] the seventh of eleven children. [ 3 ] As a boy, he worked as a barker at carnivals in his home town, learning many of the attributes that he would require in later life working in the entertainment industry. [ 3

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The name Bevan Spencer von Einem first came to attention on the night of 10 May 1972 when two homosexual men were thrown into the River Torrens by a group of men believed to be police officers. The river banks, or "Number 1 beat " as it was then known, was a place for homosexuals to meet

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His films are characterized by an interest in state-of-the-art special effects , including the early use of match moving in Back to the Future Part II (1989) and the pioneering performance capture techniques seen in The Polar Express (2004), Beowulf (2007) and A Christmas Carol (2009

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The IRB has been the governing body for rugby union since its formation in 1886. The spread of rugby union grew from the Home Nations of Great Britain and Ireland, and was absorbed by many of the countries associated with the British Empire. Early exponents of the sport included Australia

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The President of Ireland ( Irish : Uachtarán na hÉireann [ˈuəxt̪ˠəɾˠɑːn̪ˠ n̪ˠə ˈheːɾʲən̪ˠ] ) is the head of state of Ireland . The President is usually directly elected by the people for seven years, and can be elected for a maximum of two terms. [ 2 ] The presidency

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Sundar Singh was born into an important landowning Sikh family in village rampur(punjab state) in northern India . Sikhism is a religion, founded about 1699 AD, that teaches belief in one God and rejects the caste system. Sikhs , rejecting Hinduism and Islam since the sixteenth century,

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large and caring family. An asthma attack on a Monday that should have killed him brings him into contact with Mister Monday, who rules the Lower House. He eventually finds his way to the Lower House himself, where he is to find the cure to a plague brought to his world by dog faced 'Fetchers