FTSE 100 wobbles as Kim Jong Un claims his dad can beat up Donald Trump’s dad

FTSE 100 wobbles as Kim Jong Un claims his dad can beat up Donald Trump’s dad

  London’s FTSE 100 was nearly 1% down during morning trading as investors reacted nervously when Kim Jong Un claimed that his dad could beat up Donald Trump’s dad.   The jitters came as Pyongyang said that it’s former leader Kim Jong Il could easily beat Donald Trump’s father in an arm wrestle if either…

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Bill Clinton denies then later admits having an affair with Monica Lewinsky

Bill Clinton denies then later admits having an affair with Monica Lewinsky

Have you ever been caught having an affair with a colleague and publicly denied that anything happened before having to do a complete about turn by owning up to it? If you have, don’t worry because you’re not alone. US President Bill Clinton had an affair with 22 year old intern Monica Lewinsky that caused…

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The Canarsee Native American Indians sell Manhattan Island for $24

The Canarsee Native American Indians sell Manhattan Island for $24

Peter Minuit is widely credited by historians as being the man who negotiated the purchase of Manhattan Island from The Canarsee Native American Indians on behalf of Dutch settlers in May 1626. Manhattan later became the location of the Dutch city of New Amsterdam which subsequently became modern day New York. Legend has it that…

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Czar Alexander II sells Alaska to the USA for less than the cost of signing Paul Pogba

Czar Alexander II sells Alaska to the USA for less than the cost of signing Paul Pogba

In the middle of the night on March 29th 1867, US and Russian diplomats thrashed out a deal that transferred Russia’s ownership of the territory of Alaska to the United States for $7.2 million. Russia wanted to sell the territory because it feared that it could be lost without compensation if war broke out with…

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Napoleon Bonaparte sells half the US for $15 million in the Louisiana Purchase

Napoleon Bonaparte sells half the US for $15 million in the Louisiana Purchase

  U.S. representatives agreed to pay $15 million to the French government for 828,000 square miles of land that stretched from the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains and from the Gulf of Mexico to Canada on April 30th, 1803. The deal, which has come to be known as the Louisiana Purchase, almost doubled the…

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