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The Times
  • Morning Minutes for Thursday, January 10

  • Today’s Featured Birthday Actor William Sanderson (65) Word of the Day Demagogue dem-a-gogue (noun) A leader who makes use of popular prejudices and false claims and promises in order to gain power. — www.merriam-webster.co...
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  • Word of the Day
    Demagogue dem-a-gogue (noun) A leader who makes use of popular prejudices and false claims and promises in order to gain power. — www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    History of the United Nations
    http://www.un.org/en/aboutun/history/
    A timeline of the life of the United Nations. Test your knowledge with the quiz at the end.
    Number to Know
    193: Number of member states belonging to the United Nations.
    This Day in History
    January 10, 1920: The League of Nations, a precursor to the United Nations, formally begins with the ratification of the Covenant of the League of Nations by 42 countries.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Actor William Sanderson (65)
    Daily Quote
    “Every moment and every event of every man’s life on earth plants something in his soul.” — Thomas Merton

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