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Civil War general blindsided at pivotal Gettysburg battleCivil War general blindsided at pivotal Gettysburg battle

By Eric M. Johnson (Reuters) – Confederate General Robert E. Lee was “virtually blind” to the superior positions held by Union troops hidden by rolling hills and valleys, which contributed to his downfall at the pivotal battle of Gettysburg in the American Civil War, researchers said on Friday. …

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Actress Amanda Bynes denies bong-throwing chargesActress Amanda Bynes denies bong-throwing charges

By Chris Francescani NEW YORK (Reuters) – American actress Amanda Bynes appeared in court on Friday and denied charges of possessing marijuana and tossing a bong out of the window of her 36th-floor Manhattan apartment. The former Nickelodeon child star, who appeared in court dressed in gray sweatpants, a long-sleeved black shirt and a disheveled platinum blonde wig, was released on her own recognizance after spending a night in jail after her arrest on Thursday. …

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