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Lebanese wins second Guinness World Record


A Lebanese environmental activist won a second Guinness World Record title for creating the largest mosaic made of bottle caps in a public park. Caroline Chaptini put together the mosaic in the northern Lebanese town of Miziara near her parent’s house, after collecting 40,000 bottle caps comprised of five different ...

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Will Merkel Pay for Doing the Right Thing?


A former German chancellor, Gerhard Schröder, recently called Angela Merkel’s decision to open the door to an unlimited number of refugees a “mistake” and offered this verdict: Merkel had a “heart, but no plan.” This view of the German leader, who is beloved but now begrudged, is gaining ground as ...

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