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10 celebrities who transformed themselves into famous figures for movies

Some actors have been tasked with portraying powerful leaders, like Daniel Day-Lewis as Abraham Lincoln, Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher, and Sean Penn as Harvey Milk. Others, like Salma Hayek and Robert Downey Jr., took on the roles of famous artists, like Frida Kahlo and Charlie Chaplin, respectively. Eddie Redmayne […]
10 celebrities who transformed themselves into famous figures for movies
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Trump joked about former President Abraham Lincoln during his rally, the same night Mattis praised Lincoln’s patriotism in a speech

The presidency of Abraham Lincoln was mentioned in two separate instances on Thursday night in drastically different contexts. President Donald Trump mocked the 16th US president during a rally in Dallas, while former Defence Secretary Jim Mattis, revered Lincoln’s patriotism. Trump said that he would never be as presidential as […]
Trump joked about former President Abraham Lincoln during his rally, the same night Mattis praised Lincoln’s patriotism in a speech
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The US Navy just sent Russia a powerful message — with 2 aircraft carriers

The Abraham Lincoln and John C. Stennis carrier strike groups are conducting dual carrier operations in the Mediterranean Sea. It’s the first time since 2016 that two carriers have operated in the region simultaneously. The combined carrier operations are clearly intended to send an unmistakable message to Russia, which has […]
The US Navy just sent Russia a powerful message — with 2 aircraft carriers
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We can thank FDR for the word ‘iffy’ and Trump for ‘fake news’ — here are 13 words US presidents brought into everyday English

US presidents have had a major impact on the English language. Presidents from George Washington to Donald Trump have helped introduce words into our speech. Some of the words presidents helped popularise include “mulligan,” “sugarcoat,” and even “OK.” For as long as the United States has existed, Americans have paid […]
We can thank FDR for the word ‘iffy’ and Trump for ‘fake news’ — here are 13 words US presidents brought into everyday English
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A look inside the daily routine of Abraham Lincoln, who started working before breakfast, forgot to eat regular meals, and was known to walk through the White House late at night

• This Presidents’ Day, Americans celebrate the legacy of the United States presidency. • Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president, is widely regarded as one of the greatest presidents of all time. • Lincoln’s daily work routine reflects his intense work ethic. Abraham Lincoln is widely considered America’s greatest president. Monday, […]
A look inside the daily routine of Abraham Lincoln, who started working before breakfast, forgot to eat regular meals, and was known to walk through the White House late at night
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The top 15 presidents according to historians

Historians always seem to agree that Abraham Lincoln was the best US President. As part of C-SPAN’s third Historians Survey of Presidential Leadership, almost 100 historians and biographers rated the 43 former presidents. The rankings are based on ten qualities of presidential leadership: Public persuasion, crisis leadership, economic management, moral […]
The top 15 presidents according to historians