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the most helpful assistant

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BEIRUT: The police arrested a man Friday suspected of harassing minors on the Internet and blackmailing them into having sexual relations with him.
BERLIN, Safar 17, 1435, Dec 20, 2013, SPA -- After spending 10 years in Russian jails for what many in the West believe were trumped-up offenses, Mikhail Khodorkovsky left prison a free man Friday and immediately flew to Germany.
But then we end up meeting our mates later in the day, no time to go home and change and we end up in a club, dressed like Robinson Crusoe looking for Man Friday, trying to chat up a lass in a summer dress looking at us as if we've just floated in on a raft.
A court in northwest China's Qinghai Province sentenced a Tibetan man Friday to 13 years in prison for "goading" a monk to self-immolate and inciting splitting of the state, state-run Xinhua News Agency said.
5 (Xinhua-ANI): Anti-terror personnel shot and killed an American man Friday morning after he shot dead a hotel employee in the southern Israeli resort town of Eilat.
KARACHI, November 19, 2011 (Frontier Star): Controversies have struck the blast that occurred in Gulistan-e-Jauhar area of Karachi killing one man Friday morning.
Another one who is clearly finding it hard to get away from it all is council leader Joe Anderson's Man Friday and former leader of Rochdale council Richard Farnell, who - fresh from masterminding Labour's routing of the Lib-Dems in May and the response to government spending cuts - has taken a well-earned break in Madrid.
Elsewhere in the province, an unknown armed man Friday night opened fire on Afghan National Army troops in the Sabri district, injuring one soldier.
My Man Friday on the next sunlounger was more philosophical about a few days' delay.
Even Sam's Man Friday Gino fought to outshine Katie, a girl who has seen more smoke and mirrors than a swingers' party in the suburbs.
The children were divided into three teams - Footprint, Robinson Crusoe and Man Friday - and designed the rafts themselves, together with paddles and flags.
F1's Man Friday Nico Rosberg is 9-2 favourite to be fastest in tomorrow morning's first practice session, with Vettel and Button both 6-1 shots to top the times.
NBC] The original castaway and his man Friday are back.
He's the sailor who finds himself washed up on a tropical paradise, with only Man Friday for company.
As Leporello, the Don's much-abused man Friday, bass-baritone Kyle Ketelsen delivers his own star-turn.