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"Generally speaking, men are influenced by books which clarify their own thought, which express their own notions well, or which suggest to them ideas which their minds are already predisposed to accept."

—Carl Lotus Becker (1873-1945) American historian

 

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Indian AAP sidelines founder members 
  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 15:59:04 GMT 
    Indian anti-corruption party AAP sidelines two of its founder members, amid feuding following its Delhi election win last month.


Putin urges end to political murders 
  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 13:18:15 GMT 
    Russian President Vladimir Putin demands an end to "shameful" political killings in Russia, after the murder of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov.


Argentine president case challenged 
  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 23:35:06 GMT 
    An Argentine prosecutor appeals against last week's decision to throw out controversial allegations against President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.


Iraq in bid to encircle IS in Tikrit 
  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 13:13:41 GMT 
    Iraqi soldiers and Shia militiamen are seeking to surround Islamic State fighters in Tikrit, on the third day of an operation to retake the city.


US high court divided over Obamacare 
  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 17:31:05 GMT 
    The US Supreme Court appears sharply divided over a healthcare law challenge that could threaten health insurance for eight million Americans.


Cameron: I'll only do one TV debate 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 01:22:21 GMT 
    David Cameron says he will take part in only one TV debate ahead of the general election featuring seven party leaders, amid a growing row over the issue.


Fraud office probes Bank auctions 
  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 22:35:39 GMT 
    The Serious Fraud Office is investigating liquidity auctions held by the Bank of England during the financial crisis, the bank says.


Stepbrother charged with Becky murder 
  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 18:54:48 GMT 
    Nathan Matthews, the stepbrother of missing Bristol 16-year-old Becky Watts, is charged with her murder.


Exam changes 'risk school problems' 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 00:46:04 GMT 
    Head teachers warn the overhaul of the exam system is likely to cause significant problems for schools.


In pictures: Cape Town wildfires 
  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 14:59:27 GMT 
    Wildfires on outskirts of Cape Town in South Africa


Day in pictures: 4 March 2015 
  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 12:19:05 GMT 
    Images from around the world: 4 March


Your pictures: Adventure 
  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 10:07:41 GMT 
    Readers' photographs on the theme of adventure


In pictures: Dealing with addiction 
  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 10:01:08 GMT 
    David Stewart's pictures of people coping with addiction


Geneva Motor Show: What to look out for 
  Tue, 03 Mar 2015 00:00:17 GMT 
    Models to keep an eye out for at Geneva Motor Show


Leonard 'Spock' Nimoy: Life in pictures 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:08:51 GMT 
    Leonard 'Spock' Nimoy has died
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