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Mother and Young Son Stumble Upon 'Holy Grail of Shipwrecks,' a Well-Preserved 18th Century Boat

Mother and Young Son Stumble Upon 'Holy Grail of Shipwrecks,' a Well-Preserved 18th Century BoatThe 48-foot hull dating as far back as the 1700s washed ashore on Ponte Vedra Beach, near Jacksonville, Fla.



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Woman wins lottery after buying first ever ticket to mark 18th birthday

Woman wins lottery after buying first ever ticket to mark 18th birthdayA Canadian teenager has hit the jackpot after buying her first ever lottery ticket to celebrate her 18th birthday. Charlie Lagarde, who is from Quebec, purchased the scratch ticket alongside a bottle of champagne to celebrate turning 18 on 14 March. Ms Lagarde has said she is keen to use the money to travel and to invest in her education.



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Florida school shooting is 18th of 2018

Florida school shooting is 18th of 2018The school shooting that has taken place in Florida is the 18th school shooting to occur in 2018.



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Colombia opens bids to retrieve 18th century sunken treasure

Colombia opens bids to retrieve 18th century sunken treasureColombia on Friday opens bidding for investors willing to retrieve billions of dollars in gold and silver from an 18th century ship wreck off the country’s Caribbean coast. The Spanish galleon “San Jose” was the main ship in a fleet carrying gold and silver — likely extracted from Spanish colonial mines in Peru and Bolivia — and other valuables back to King Philip V. President Juan Manuel Santos wants to form a public-private partnership to retrieve the shipwreck items, and build a museum for the recovered pieces and a laboratory to study and conserve the material.



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