In 1975, with two original members, Valery Giscard d’Estaing and Helmut Schmidt, having become French president and German president, the meetings were turned into gatherings of heads of state and government. President Bill Clinton, it became the “Group of Eight,” or G8, with the Russians attending most sessions rather than being invited along after dinner for coffee and cigars. It was a thank you to then Russian President Boris Yeltsin for pursuing economic reforms and for not kicking up a fuss about the eastward expansion of NATO.

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MR. CLIFFORD EVERARD GOODMAN, the greatest bowler the West Indies ever produced, and a member of a famous cricket brotherhood, died in Barbados on February 15th, at the early age of 40. In the fourteen important matches inter colonial and against teams from England in which he appeared his fast bowling accounted for as many as 122 wickets.

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