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The bikes for weapons program takes off in Congo

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A scheme under which gunmen in the Democratic Republic of Congo are given bicycles in exchange for their weapons is being extended due to its success.

Dark matter – which does not emit or reflect enough light to be "seen" – is thought to make up 25% of the universe. By contrast, the ordinary matter we can see is believed to make up no more than about 5% of our universe.

Colin Powell had a "C" average when he graduated high school.

Dean Collins came to California in the 1930s to get into the movie business. His claim to fame was his version of the Lindy, which he called "savoy style." It was later known as "West Coast Swing."

Despite being just one letter, "W" has three syllables.
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