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Houston Chronicle
All 12 EGOT Winners, From Audrey Hepburn to Whoopi GoldbergEGOT distinction. Richard Rodgers, composer (1902-1979) Emmy: Outstanding Ach
All 12 EGOT Winners, From Audrey Hepburn to Whoopi Goldberg
Houston Chronicle / Posted 39 minutes ago
EGOT distinction. Richard Rodgers, composer (1902-1979) Emmy: Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composed, “Winston Churchill: The Valiant Years” (1962) Grammy: Best Show Album, “The Sound of Music” (1960); Best Original Cast Show... Read more
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walesonline
This is the story behind the Ely Riots 25 years onin the early 20th century, perhaps most notably at Tonypandy in 1910 during a m
This is the story behind the Ely Riots 25 years on
walesonline / Posted 7 hours ago
in the early 20th century, perhaps most notably at Tonypandy in 1910 during a mining strike. The role of Home Secretary Winston Churchill in deploying troops was controversial at the time and has remained so since, although historians mainly... Read more
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walesonline
Were rioters in a Cardiff district 25 years ago let down by society?in the early 20th century, perhaps most notably at Tonypandy in 1910 during a m
Were rioters in a Cardiff district 25 years ago let down by society?
walesonline / Posted 8 hours ago
in the early 20th century, perhaps most notably at Tonypandy in 1910 during a mining strike. The role of Home Secretary Winston Churchill in deploying troops was controversial at the time and has remained so since, although historians mainly... Read more
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Daily Herald
Steve Anton, President of Rahco Rubber Inc., Des Plainesfree time? A: I enjoy golfing, working out and guitar. Q: What book is on you
Steve Anton, President of Rahco Rubber Inc., Des Plaines
Daily Herald / Posted 10 hours ago
free time? A: I enjoy golfing, working out and guitar. Q: What book is on your nightstand? A: "Triumph and Tragedy" by Winston Churchill. Q: What was your first paying job? A: I was a caddie at the Park Ridge Country Club. Q: If you could... Read more
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The Daily Record
Q& A: What was your path?Studies Most recent job: Senior vice president of medical affairs for the John
Q& A: What was your path?
The Daily Record / Posted 10 hours ago
Studies Most recent job: Senior vice president of medical affairs for the Johns Hopkins Health System Favorite quote: “The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” — Winston Chu... Read more
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The Atlantic
The 5,000-Year History of the Chairthe standing desk,” Rybczynski responded. “I think it’s a fad which will come a
The 5,000-Year History of the Chair
The Atlantic / Posted 17 hours ago
the standing desk,” Rybczynski responded. “I think it’s a fad which will come and go. People have always worked standing up—Winston Churchill, Ernest Hemingway.” (Treadmill desks, in Rybczynski’s book, are summarily dismissed as “silly.”) Today’s... Read more
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Slate
Why Airports Can’t Stop False Alarmsshould be filed to a different class of crises where perceived threats produce
Why Airports Can’t Stop False Alarms
Slate / Posted yesterday
should be filed to a different class of crises where perceived threats produce an adrenaline reaction. “The rumor, as Winston Churchill once said, will be halfway around the world before the truth gets its boots on,” he observed. Social media... Read more
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The New Statesman
David Cameron's fatal insoucianceElection victories? That would make Clement Attlee a failure: he fought five el
David Cameron's fatal insouciance
The New Statesman / Posted yesterday
Election victories? That would make Clement Attlee a failure: he fought five elections and won only two. It would make Winston Churchill a failure, too: he fought three elections and won only one. Economic growth? Often that has very little to... Read more
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dna
BJP’s 2019 poll planIt is about what the people want, and their freedom to choose a party or reject
BJP’s 2019 poll plan
dna / Posted 2 days ago
It is about what the people want, and their freedom to choose a party or reject it. There is the famous example that after Winston Churchill led the country to victory in the Second World War, and in the elections that followed immediately in 1945,... Read more
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iol.co.za
Maturer and wiser ANC still a home for all in SAWe have witnessed a maturation of our democracy with these elections. We acknow
Maturer and wiser ANC still a home for all in SA
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
We have witnessed a maturation of our democracy with these elections. We acknowledge this fact with Sir Winston Churchill in mind when he told the House of Commons in 1947 that “no one pretends that democracy is perfect or all-wise”. There are many... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Renee Zellweger: 'Bridget makes it ok not to be perfect'her greatest power might be the determination to KBO, keep buggering on, the ma
Renee Zellweger: 'Bridget makes it ok not to be perfect'
Brisbane Times / Posted 4 days ago
her greatest power might be the determination to KBO, keep buggering on, the mantra used by writer Helen Fielding (after Winston Churchill) when she introduced the self-improvement-obsessed singleton 20 years ago in an anonymously written... Read more
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Daily Record
The scandalous secrets of Queen Victoria have been revealedto ease menstrual cramps and got high on chloroform during childbirth, describi
The scandalous secrets of Queen Victoria have been revealed
Daily Record / Posted 4 days ago
to ease menstrual cramps and got high on chloroform during childbirth, describing it as “delightful beyond measure”.Winston Churchill shared drinks with Queen Victoria There are even claims she wrote an anonymous review for a popular... Read more
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Daily Mail
Tom Hardy makes his FIRST appearance on the set of WWII film DunkirkDynamo, and another 40,000 were captured and imprisoned. Described as a 'mirac
Tom Hardy makes his FIRST appearance on the set of WWII film Dunkirk
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Dynamo, and another 40,000 were captured and imprisoned. Described as a 'miracle of deliverance' by wartime prime minister Winston Churchill, it is seen as one of several events in 1940 that determined the eventual outcome of the war. The Second... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Night life inspires Falls writer’s new CBC showin their new slate of projects." Born in Niagara Falls, Parker moved to St. Ca
Night life inspires Falls writer’s new CBC show
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 4 days ago
in their new slate of projects." Born in Niagara Falls, Parker moved to St. Catharines when he was five, attending Sir Winston Churchill high school before heading to the University of Toronto to study business in 2009. But his heart was in... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Night life inspires Falls writer’s new CBC showin their new slate of projects." Born in Niagara Falls, Parker moved to St. Ca
Night life inspires Falls writer’s new CBC show
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 4 days ago
in their new slate of projects." Born in Niagara Falls, Parker moved to St. Catharines when he was five, attending Sir Winston Churchill high school before heading to the University of Toronto to study business in 2009. But his heart was in... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Night life inspires Falls writer’s new CBC showin their new slate of projects." Born in Niagara Falls, Parker moved to St. Ca
Night life inspires Falls writer’s new CBC show
Welland Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
in their new slate of projects." Born in Niagara Falls, Parker moved to St. Catharines when he was five, attending Sir Winston Churchill high school before heading to the University of Toronto to study business in 2009. But his heart was in... Read more
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Daily Mirror
The scandalous secrets of Queen Victoria have been revealedto ease menstrual cramps and got high on chloroform during childbirth, describi
The scandalous secrets of Queen Victoria have been revealed
Daily Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
to ease menstrual cramps and got high on chloroform during childbirth, describing it as “delightful beyond measure”.Winston Churchill shared drinks with Queen Victoria There are even claims she wrote an anonymous review for a popular... Read more
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Bankrate.com
World’s costliest home on market at $1.1BIt is an exclusive commune of 2,000 people on the French Riviera near Monaco an
World’s costliest home on market at $1.1B
Bankrate.com / Posted 4 days ago
It is an exclusive commune of 2,000 people on the French Riviera near Monaco and the border with Italy. Winston Churchill used to holiday in the upscale community. Other regulars included actors Charlie Chaplin and David Niven,... Read more
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The Christian Post
Jerry Falwell Jr. 'Under the Dark Spell of Donald Trump,' Conservative Columnist Saysat a crossroads where our first priority must be saving our nation. We need a l
Jerry Falwell Jr. 'Under the Dark Spell of Donald Trump,' Conservative Columnist Says
The Christian Post / Posted 4 days ago
at a crossroads where our first priority must be saving our nation. We need a leader with qualities that resemble those of Winston Churchill, and I believe that leader is Donald Trump. As Churchill did, Trump possesses the resolve to put his... Read more
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OJornal News
Fall River museum planning exhibit on “The Azores and World War II”War II. Throughout the Second World War, Portugal wished to stay neutral. Alli
Fall River museum planning exhibit on “The Azores and World War II”
OJornal News / Posted 4 days ago
War II. Throughout the Second World War, Portugal wished to stay neutral. Allied leaders, like British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and American President Franklin D. Roosevelt, realized how important the islands, referred to by... Read more
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WA Today
Renee Zellweger: 'Bridget makes it ok not to be perfect'her greatest power might be the determination to KBO, keep buggering on, the ma
Renee Zellweger: 'Bridget makes it ok not to be perfect'
WA Today / Posted 4 days ago
her greatest power might be the determination to KBO, keep buggering on, the mantra used by writer Helen Fielding (after Winston Churchill) when she introduced the self-improvement-obsessed singleton 20 years ago in an anonymously written... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Spitfire flyover was the last wish of WWII pilotwas dispatched with other pilots as part of RAF squadron 54 in 1943. The reloc
Spitfire flyover was the last wish of WWII pilot
Wakefield Today / Posted 4 days ago
was dispatched with other pilots as part of RAF squadron 54 in 1943. The relocation was ordered by the then Prime Minister Winston Churchill as part of efforts to strengthen air defences at Darwin in Northern Australia. Fears mounted as the Empire... Read more
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The Age
Renee Zellweger: 'Bridget makes it ok not to be perfect'her greatest power might be the determination to KBO, keep buggering on, the ma
Renee Zellweger: 'Bridget makes it ok not to be perfect'
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
her greatest power might be the determination to KBO, keep buggering on, the mantra used by writer Helen Fielding (after Winston Churchill) when she introduced the self-improvement-obsessed singleton 20 years ago in an anonymously written... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Renee Zellweger: 'Bridget makes it ok not to be perfect'her greatest power might be the determination to KBO, keep buggering on, the ma
Renee Zellweger: 'Bridget makes it ok not to be perfect'
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
her greatest power might be the determination to KBO, keep buggering on, the mantra used by writer Helen Fielding (after Winston Churchill) when she introduced the self-improvement-obsessed singleton 20 years ago in an anonymously written... Read more
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Canberra Times
Renee Zellweger: 'Bridget makes it ok not to be perfect'her greatest power might be the determination to KBO, keep buggering on, the ma
Renee Zellweger: 'Bridget makes it ok not to be perfect'
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
her greatest power might be the determination to KBO, keep buggering on, the mantra used by writer Helen Fielding (after Winston Churchill) when she introduced the self-improvement-obsessed singleton 20 years ago in an anonymously written... Read more
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Daily Mail
A bath, booze, and bravadoWhen Major Churchill reported for duty in northern France in January 1916, he w
A bath, booze, and bravado
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
When Major Churchill reported for duty in northern France in January 1916, he was very different to the Winston Churchill we know today. Having resigned in disgrace as First Lord of the Admiralty after the disastrous Gallipoli campaign — which he... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
They grow up so fast: What this mom won't miss when her kid graduates from schoolinterest in girls and physics, a harsh dislike for getting up early and the Ele
They grow up so fast: What this mom won't miss when her kid graduates from school
The Arizona Republic / Posted 5 days ago
interest in girls and physics, a harsh dislike for getting up early and the Electoral College, and it put biographies of Winston Churchill and Albert Einstein in his backpack. Then in no time, he was striding across the parking lot without a... Read more
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Mashable
5 best Netflix original showsto follow her time as Queen (into the second half of the 20th Century) and forg
5 best Netflix original shows
Mashable / Posted 5 days ago
to follow her time as Queen (into the second half of the 20th Century) and forging a relationship with Prime Minster Winston Churchill (John Lithgow). “We all imagine it’s a fairy tale; it’s anything but," Morgan said during the show's... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Aug. 25and development of health education and patient care of the highest quality."
Aug. 25
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 6 days ago
and development of health education and patient care of the highest quality." 75 years ago: 1941 LONDON — Prime Minister Winston Churchill yesterday warned Japan to come to terms and declared that Great Britain and the United States intend to... Read more
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Raw Story
The link between uranium from the Congo and Hiroshima: a story of twin tragediesthe reliance of the American atomic project on Congolese ore. Following Hiroshi
The link between uranium from the Congo and Hiroshima: a story of twin tragedies
Raw Story / Posted 6 days ago
the reliance of the American atomic project on Congolese ore. Following Hiroshima, a statement by British Prime Minister Winston Churchill drew attention to the “indispensable raw material for the project” provided by Canada. He made no mention... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Country needs change, not ClintonIf Hillary Clinton becomes President, we will be slouching towards Gomorrah, ju
Country needs change, not Clinton
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
If Hillary Clinton becomes President, we will be slouching towards Gomorrah, just as Robert H. Bork envisioned. The great British Prime Minister Winston Churchill said, "If you forget the past, you have no future." Pauline Formolo Breitung Towns... Read more
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Daily Record
Quiz: Where are you on the psychopath spectrum?devised a test to see where famous faces feature on the psychopathic spectrum -
Quiz: Where are you on the psychopath spectrum?
Daily Record / Posted 6 days ago
devised a test to see where famous faces feature on the psychopathic spectrum - and says that even Hillary Clinton and Sir Winston Churchill have shown some traits which we would more commonly associate with serial killers or movie villains such as... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Quiz: Where are you on the psychopath spectrum?devised a test to see where famous faces feature on the psychopathic spectrum -
Quiz: Where are you on the psychopath spectrum?
Daily Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
devised a test to see where famous faces feature on the psychopathic spectrum - and says that even Hillary Clinton and Sir Winston Churchill have shown some traits which we would more commonly associate with serial killers or movie villains such as... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Quiz: Where are you on the psychopath spectrum?devised a test to see where famous faces feature on the psychopathic spectrum -
Quiz: Where are you on the psychopath spectrum?
Daily Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
devised a test to see where famous faces feature on the psychopathic spectrum - and says that even Hillary Clinton and Sir Winston Churchill have shown some traits which we would more commonly associate with serial killers or movie villains such as... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Through Russia, with love: why I rowed Europe's longest river to get to a weddingrivers and Lakes Onega and Ladoga. They do not travel the stretches Wheeler di
Through Russia, with love: why I rowed Europe's longest river to get to a wedding
Daily Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
rivers and Lakes Onega and Ladoga. They do not travel the stretches Wheeler did, but his insights into the country that Winston Churchill described as “a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma” are certain to enrich your – albeit very... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
PHOTO GALLERY: Niagara Junior Golf Tour wraps upThe 17-year-old Sir Winston Churchill student Jack Allan fired a 73 to top the
PHOTO GALLERY: Niagara Junior Golf Tour wraps up
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 7 days ago
The 17-year-old Sir Winston Churchill student Jack Allan fired a 73 to top the junior boys field Monday on the final stop on the 2016 Niagara District Junior Golf Association Tour at Beechwood. While 16-year-old Niagara Falls resident Sukriti Harjai... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
PHOTO GALLERY: Niagara Junior Golf Tour wraps upThe 17-year-old Sir Winston Churchill student Jack Allan fired a 73 to top the
PHOTO GALLERY: Niagara Junior Golf Tour wraps up
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 7 days ago
The 17-year-old Sir Winston Churchill student Jack Allan fired a 73 to top the junior boys field Monday on the final stop on the 2016 Niagara District Junior Golf Association Tour at Beechwood. While 16-year-old Niagara Falls resident Sukriti Harjai... Read more
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Welland Tribune
PHOTO GALLERY: Niagara Junior Golf Tour wraps upThe 17-year-old Sir Winston Churchill student Jack Allan fired a 73 to top the
PHOTO GALLERY: Niagara Junior Golf Tour wraps up
Welland Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
The 17-year-old Sir Winston Churchill student Jack Allan fired a 73 to top the junior boys field Monday on the final stop on the 2016 Niagara District Junior Golf Association Tour at Beechwood. While 16-year-old Niagara Falls resident Sukriti Harjai... Read more
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PhysOrg
Presidential candidates may be psychopaths – but that could be a good thingInventory – Revised (PPI-R). As it unfolds, the 'league table' shows that the v
Presidential candidates may be psychopaths – but that could be a good thing
PhysOrg / Posted 7 days ago
Inventory – Revised (PPI-R). As it unfolds, the 'league table' shows that the vast majority are high scorers – including Winston Churchill – especially on the positive aspects like social influence, fearlessness and coolness under pressure.... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Who is the biggest psychopath?176 4) Donald Trump - 171 5) Adolf Hitler - 169 6) William the Conqueror - 1
Who is the biggest psychopath?
Sky News Australia / Posted 7 days ago
176 4) Donald Trump - 171 5) Adolf Hitler - 169 6) William the Conqueror - 165 7) Saint Paul - 157 8) Jesus - 157 9) Winston Churchill - 155 10) Napoleon Bonaparte - 153 11) Hillary Clinton - 152 12) Emperor Nero - 151 13) Oliver Cromwell... Read more
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New York Post
Clinton’s pathetic ‘Colin Powell made me do it’ defenseAlbright asked Clinton’s predecessors what counsel they would give her. Alleged
Clinton’s pathetic ‘Colin Powell made me do it’ defense
New York Post / Posted 8 days ago
Albright asked Clinton’s predecessors what counsel they would give her. Allegedly, Powell didn’t advise Clinton (channeling Winston Churchill) that “diplomacy is the art of telling people to go to hell in such a way that they ask for directions,” or... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Gibson gets it rightIt took five years, but Jack Gibson finally got it right. The 17-year-old Sir
Gibson gets it right
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 8 days ago
It took five years, but Jack Gibson finally got it right. The 17-year-old Sir Winston Churchill student fired a 73 to top the junior boys field Monday on the final stop on the 2016 Niagara District Junior Golf Association Tour at Beechwood. The... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Gibson gets it rightIt took five years, but Jack Gibson finally got it right. The 17-year-old Sir
Gibson gets it right
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 8 days ago
It took five years, but Jack Gibson finally got it right. The 17-year-old Sir Winston Churchill student fired a 73 to top the junior boys field Monday on the final stop on the 2016 Niagara District Junior Golf Association Tour at Beechwood. The... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Gibson gets it rightIt took five years, but Jack Gibson finally got it right. The 17-year-old Sir
Gibson gets it right
Welland Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
It took five years, but Jack Gibson finally got it right. The 17-year-old Sir Winston Churchill student fired a 73 to top the junior boys field Monday on the final stop on the 2016 Niagara District Junior Golf Association Tour at Beechwood. The... Read more
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metro
Donald Trump scores higher than Hitler for psychopathic tendenciesfor psychopathic traits, but it is the mix of those traits that determines succ
Donald Trump scores higher than Hitler for psychopathic tendencies
metro / Posted 8 days ago
for psychopathic traits, but it is the mix of those traits that determines success.’ History has been littered with famous figures who exhibit psychopathic tendencies, it said, with other high-scorers including Henry VIII and Winston C... Read more
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The News & Observer
Falwell: Trump the Churchillian leader we needat a crossroads where our first priority must be saving our nation. We need a l
Falwell: Trump the Churchillian leader we need
The News & Observer / Posted 8 days ago
at a crossroads where our first priority must be saving our nation. We need a leader with qualities that resemble those of Winston Churchill. As Churchill did, Trump possesses the resolve to put his country first and to never give up in a world... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Donald Trump outscores Adolf Hitler on psychopathic traits test, claims University of Oxford researcherwho exhibit psychopathic tendencies, it said, with other high-scorers including
Donald Trump outscores Adolf Hitler on psychopathic traits test, claims University of Oxford researcher
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
who exhibit psychopathic tendencies, it said, with other high-scorers including Henry VIII who scored a huge 178 points and Winston Churchill on 155. Other professions in which such characteristics allow an individual to flourish are business, the... Read more
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SKY News
How Does Trump Rate On Psychopath Test?176 4) Donald Trump - 171 5) Adolf Hitler - 169 6) William the Conqueror - 1
How Does Trump Rate On Psychopath Test?
SKY News / Posted 8 days ago
176 4) Donald Trump - 171 5) Adolf Hitler - 169 6) William the Conqueror - 165 7) Saint Paul - 157 8) Jesus - 157 9) Winston Churchill - 155 10) Napoleon Bonaparte - 153 11) Hillary Clinton - 152 12) Emperor Nero - 151 13) Oliver Cromwell... Read more
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Daily Mail
Scientists say BOTH presidential candidates may be psychopathstroops off to war. The ‘league table’ implies that a majority of these well-kn
Scientists say BOTH presidential candidates may be psychopaths
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
troops off to war. The ‘league table’ implies that a majority of these well-known individuals are high scorers, such as Winston Churchill. Previous to this recent study, Dutton contacted the official biographers of many historical leads and... Read more
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