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July 24, 1987 | From Reuters
Britain and Hong Kong will resume talks here today on sharing the cost of defending the British colony until it reverts to Chinese rule in 1997. A government spokesman said the talks will also cover the gradual withdrawal of the 9,000-man British garrison over the next decade.
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July 24, 1987 | From Reuters
Britain and Hong Kong will resume talks here today on sharing the cost of defending the British colony until it reverts to Chinese rule in 1997. A government spokesman said the talks will also cover the gradual withdrawal of the 9,000-man British garrison over the next decade.
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October 17, 1985 | BARRY KRAUSE
Question: I've heard the U.S. Postal Service plans to issue a new stamp this year honoring Mark Twain. Has there been a Mark Twain stamp issued in prior years? --H.K.R. Answer: Yes. A 36-cent "aerogramme" (air-letter sheet) for use in overseas air mail will be issued Nov. 30 in commemoration of Mark Twain and Halley's Comet. Mark Twain died in 1910 when the famous comet was last visiting Earth.
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