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Facebook Fast Facts

Facebook Fast Facts

(CNN) – Here’s a look at the social media network Facebook. Facts:Facebook had 2.23 billion monthly active users around the world, as of June 30, 2018. The company estimates that it had an ave

World War I Fast Facts

World War I Fast Facts

(CNN) – Here’s some background information about World War I, also known as the First World War and the Great War, which lasted from 1914 to 1918. Causes of World War I:The assassination of Archd

Andrés Manuel López Obrador Fast Facts

Andrés Manuel López Obrador Fast Facts

(CNN) – Here is a look at the life of Andrés Manuel López Obrador, president-elect of Mexico. He will formally take power on December 1, 2018, for a six-year term.Personal:Birth date: November

2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics Fast Facts

2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics Fast Facts

(CNN) – Here’s a look at the 2018 Winter Olympics held in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The games took place February 9-25, 2018. The Paralympics were held March 9-18, 2018.Facts:This was the first t

Help the victims of the Greece wildfires

Help the victims of the Greece wildfires

(CNN) – Wildfires near Athens, Greece, have killed more than 80 people this week. Flames engulfed buildings, melted cars and forced people to flee into the sea.Nonprofit organizations and crowdsou

Summer Olympics Competitions Fast Facts

Summer Olympics Competitions Fast Facts

(CNN) – Here’s some background information about the Summer Olympics, which is held every four years. The 2020 Olympic Games will take place in Tokyo. Paris is slated to be the host city for th

Big Ben Fast Facts

Big Ben Fast Facts

(CNN) – Here’s some background information about Big Ben, the clock and bell in Elizabeth Tower at the Houses of Parliament in London.Facts:It is one of the most famous landmarks in England.Th

Eiffel Tower Fast Facts

Eiffel Tower Fast Facts

(CNN) – Here’s some background information about the Eiffel Tower in Paris.Facts:Almost seven million people visit the Eiffel Tower annually.About 300 million visitors have been to the tower s