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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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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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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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Kádár was born in Fiume to a poor family, his father left his mother and him when he was very young, and he never met his father. After living in the countryside for some years, Kádár and his mother moved to Budapest . After quitting school, Kádár joined the Communist Party of Hungary

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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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Jousting emerged in the High Middle Ages based on the military use of the lance by heavy cavalry . The first recorded tournament was staged in 1066, but jousting itself did not gain in widespread popularity until the 12th century. [ citation needed ] It transformed into a specialized sport

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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 patrol was the subject of several books, firstly patrol commander Andy McNab 's Bravo Two Zero (1993) followed by Chris Ryan 's The One That Got Away (1995). Accounts in both these books, as well as the account by the SAS's RSM at the time of the patrol, Peter Ratcliffe ( Eye of the

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for sure, and between smallpox and other foreign diseases, raids from neighbouring tribes in pre Contact decades (see Nicola's War ) and ensuing famine, the St'at'imc were already reduced in population before the impacts of colonialism and industry reduced them even further. Because of agriculture