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Cebu : Philippines | almost 2 years ago  
Skooter reporting 08/01/12 An American writer, Gore Vidal who overflowed his novels and essays with biting remarks on politics, sex and American culture while carrying on bad blood...
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      The Guardian | almost 2 years ago
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      USA Today Life | almost 2 years ago
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      Daily News & Analysis | almost 2 years ago
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      The Guardian | almost 2 years ago
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      United Press International | almost 2 years ago
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      New York Post | almost 2 years ago
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      Newsbusters | almost 2 years ago
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      AP Online | almost 2 years ago
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      New York Observer | almost 2 years ago
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      The Independent | almost 2 years ago
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      Perez Hilton | almost 2 years ago
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      Arab News | almost 2 years ago
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      Starpulse | almost 2 years ago
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      Daily News & Analysis | almost 2 years ago
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      National Public Radio | almost 2 years ago
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      Voice of America | almost 2 years ago
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      ABC News | almost 2 years ago
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      United Press International | almost 2 years ago
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      USA Today | almost 2 years ago
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      DAWN | almost 2 years ago
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      Australian Broadcasting Corporation | almost 2 years ago
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