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—Robert (L.) Fulghum (b. 1937) American writer, author

 

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Greeks vote in 'make-or-break' poll 
  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 12:01:12 GMT 
    Greeks vote in a general election, with the anti-austerity Syriza and the centre-right New Democracy parties seen as frontrunners in a tight race.


Boko Haram attacks key Nigeria city 
  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 12:30:07 GMT 
    Fighters from the Islamist militant group Boko Haram launch an attack on the key city of Maiduguri in north-eastern Nigeria, reports say.


Eyes on Pluto for historic encounter 
  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 11:28:06 GMT 
    Nasa's mission to Pluto gets under way in earnest as the New Horizons probe starts taking the pictures needed for July's close fly-by.


Failed bid to raise AirAsia fuselage 
  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 10:09:00 GMT 
    The Indonesian official leading efforts to recover AirAsia flight QZ8501 says the fuselage appears to be too fragile to be lifted, after failed bids to raise it.


US condolences over Japan 'IS death' 
  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 11:46:29 GMT 
    US President Barack Obama calls Japan's PM to offer condolences after the apparent murder of a Japanese hostage by Islamic State.


India and US 'starting new journey' 
  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 12:17:27 GMT 
    Indian PM Narendra Modi says his country and the US are starting a "new journey" of co-operation, as President Barack Obama begins a three-day visit.


Libya's Ansar confirms chief's death 
  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 05:05:34 GMT 
    Libya's Islamist group Ansar al-Sharia confirms its leader Mohammad al-Zahawi has died, after apparently being wounded in October.


Sniper film 'stoking Islamophobia' 
  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 12:21:47 GMT 
    The release of the film American Sniper has led to an increase in threats against Muslims in the US, an Arab-American civil rights group says.


Birdman given boost in Oscars race 
  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 08:33:01 GMT 
    Michael Keaton's film Birdman emerges as a strong contender for the Academy Awards after being given the Producers Guild of America's top prize.


VIDEO: Bolivia's festival of miniatures 
  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 04:56:13 GMT 
    People in Bolivia have been holding a fair with a difference - everything is in miniature.


VIDEO: Colin Firth on being an unlikely villain 
  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 12:42:28 GMT 
    Actor Colin Firth has said the director of Kingsman: The Secret Service, Matthew Vaughn, cast him in the film because he was so unlikely to be seen as a villain.


VIDEO: Brazilians told to save water 
  Sat, 24 Jan 2015 05:25:54 GMT 
    Brazil's Environment Minister Izabella Teixeira has said the country's most populous region is experiencing its worst drought since 1930.


VIDEO: One-minute World News 
  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 14:00:21 GMT 
    Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.


VIDEO: Body clocks and blindness 
  Sat, 24 Jan 2015 00:35:43 GMT 
    Our eyes are key to resetting our body clocks. So what happens to people who can't see anything at all?


VIDEO: Killer whale could be set free 
  Sat, 24 Jan 2015 02:46:17 GMT 
    In the next few days the authorities in the United States will decide whether to put killer whales on the list of endangered species.
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