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Is the lighthouse and American navy story a real event?

I've known for some time the joke about the American military ship insisting that another ship moves out of their way just to discover it was a lighthouse. I've always thought it was simply a joke, ...
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Did pablo Iglesias post this sentence on twitter?

Did Pablo Iglesias, the leader of Spanish anti-establishment party Podemos (trans. "we can"), post this sentence on Twitter, as shown in screenshots which went viral? "Preguntémonos si es lógico ...
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Were two ballistic missiles fired from Spain towards Syria?

The Lebanese news sitem Almanar News cites an anonymous source claiming that two missiles were fired by US forces in Spain towards Syria. They were detected by Russia, it sparked an international ...
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Was torture and execution commonly used by the Spanish Inqusition?

A while ago the Vatican opened its archives and a report about the Inquisition was created that painted a different picture of the Inquisition than the one we're used to (news article). The report ...
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Is dyslexia unheard of in Spain?

I've been told that dyslexia is unheard of in Spain, and presumably other Spanish-speaking cultures, because Spanish is pronounced as it is spelt. Is this true? Example: Cases of dyslexia and ...