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Lock of Abe Lincoln's hair sells for $25,000 at Dallas auction

DALLAS - A lock of slain U.S. President Abraham Lincoln's hair and items connected to his assassin were top sellers on Saturday at an auction that fetched $803,889 in the sale of a top private collection of Lincoln memorabilia.

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Activists arrested after dousing Lenin's tomb with holy water

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Coin dealer pays nearly $2.6 million for rare American penny

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