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  • 121Panic of 1907 — A swarm gathers on Wall Street during the bank panic in October 1907. Federal Hall, with its statue of George Washington, is seen on the right. The Panic of 1907, also known as the 1907 Bankers Panic, was a financial crisis that occurred in the… …

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  • 122Sandline affair — The Sandline affair was a political scandal that became one of the defining moments in the history of Papua New Guinea, and particularly that of the conflict in Bougainville. It brought down the government of Sir Julius Chan, and took Papua New… …

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  • 123Fiction regarding United States presidential succession — The somewhat elaborate rules and laws governing succession to the Presidency have long provided fodder for creators of fiction. Several novels, films, and television series have speculated regarding the United States presidential line of… …

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  • 12439th Canadian Parliament — Infobox Canadian Parliament # = 39th type = minority house senate status = inactive term begin = April 3, 2006 term end = September 7, 2008 sc = Hon. Peter Milliken scterm = April 3, 2006 ndash;present pm = Rt. Hon. Stephen Harper pmterm = Feb 6 …

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  • 125Bertie Ahern — Taoiseach In office 26 June 1997 – 7 May 2008 Tánaiste Mary Harney Michael McDowell …

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  • 126Timeline of events in the Liberal Democrats leadership election, 2006 — This timeline of events in the Liberal Democrats leadership election, 2006 lists the events covering the period from Charles Kennedy s initial call for a leadership election with the Liberal Democrats to the conclusion of the Liberal Democrats… …

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  • 127Surayud Chulanont — สุรยุทธ์ จุลานนท์ TCW MPCh MWM PC 24th Prime Minister of Thailand …

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  • 128List of Dhoom Machaao Dhoom episodes — Main article: Dhoom Machaao Dhoom The following is an episode list for the Disney Channel India show, Dhoom Machaao Dhoom. Contents 1 Episode list 1.1 Production 1.2 Season 1: January–February 2007 …

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  • 1292007-2008 Cork players strike — The 2007 2008 Cork players strike signalled the Cork Gaelic footballers and hurlers to withdraw services against the Cork County board over the issue of who picked the senior teams selectors. [cite web|url=http://www.independent.ie/breaking… …

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  • 130Eliot Spitzer prostitution scandal — Eliot Spitzer in 2004 The Eliot Spitzer prostitution scandal began on March 10, 2008, when The New York Times reported that Democratic New York Governor Eliot Spitzer had patronized a prostitution service called Emperors Club VIP …

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  • 131Dianne Wilkerson — Member of the Massachusetts Senate from the 2nd Suffolk district In office 1993 2008 Preceded by Bill Owens Succeeded by Sonia Chang Díaz Personal details …

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  • 132Arturo Lona Reyes — (born November 1, 1925) is the former Catholic bishop from Tehuantepec, Oaxaca, Mexico. He served in his position for 30 years before resigning from his diocese in 2001.[1] Tehuantepec diocese Reyes joined the church in Tehuantepec in 1971. From… …

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  • 133David Davis by-election campaign, 2008 — The logo of the campaign …

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  • 134Denmark — /den mahrk/, n. a kingdom in N Europe, on the Jutland peninsula and adjacent islands. 5,268,775; 16,576 sq. mi. (42,930 sq. km). Cap.: Copenhagen. * * * Denmark Introduction Denmark Background: Once the seat of Viking raiders and later a major… …

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  • 135Germany — /jerr meuh nee/, n. a republic in central Europe: after World War II divided into four zones, British, French, U.S., and Soviet, and in 1949 into East Germany and West Germany; East and West Germany were reunited in 1990. 84,068,216; 137,852 sq.… …

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  • 136international relations — a branch of political science dealing with the relations between nations. [1970 75] * * * Study of the relations of states with each other and with international organizations and certain subnational entities (e.g., bureaucracies and political… …

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  • 137South Africa — Republic of, a country in S Africa; member of the Commonwealth of Nations until 1961. 42,327,458; 472,000 sq. mi. (1,222,480 sq. km). Capitals: Pretoria and Cape Town. Formerly, Union of South Africa. * * * South Africa Introduction South Africa… …

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  • 138Calendar of 1993 — ▪ 1994 January January 1       Czechoslovakia now two nations. What had been the single nation of Czechoslovakia officially became two independent states, the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Vaclav Havel, the former president of Czechoslovakia, and… …

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  • 139Abdication — • Ecclesiastically considered, is the resignation of a benefice or clerical dignity Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Abdication     Abdication      …

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  • 140United Kingdom parliamentary expenses scandal — See also: Salaries of Members of the United Kingdom Parliament and List of expenses claims in the United Kingdom parliamentary expenses scandal The Palace of Westminster The United Kingdom parliamentary expenses scandal was a major political …

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