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China briefly bans the letter "N"

China has one of the most extensive censorships in the world when it comes to internet. More than 60 internet restrictions have been created by China’s government. In order to suppress criticism after after what appeared to be scrapping term limits, President Xi banned a series of phrases and briefly the letter N as well.

Communists take power in Czechoslovakia

Under pressure from the Czechoslovakian Communist Party, President Eduard Beneš allowed a communist-dominated government to be organized. Although the Soviet Union did not physically intervene until 1968, Western observers decried the virtually bloodless communist coup as an example of Soviet expansion into Eastern Europe.

US Steel incorporated

The United States Steel Corporation is an American integrated steel producer headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with production operations in the United States, Canada, and Central Europe. As of 2016, the company was the world's 24th largest steel producer and second largest domestic producer, trailing only Nucor Corporation.

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