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2005-07-05 22:17:01

By Frank Pingue TORONTO (Reuters) - The trial of National BasketballAssociation star Gary Payton and two other players on assaultcharges started on Tuesday with testimony from police involvedwith the case. Boston Celtics' Payton, Sam Cassell of the MinnesotaTimberwolves and free agent Jason Caffey, were all charged inApril 2003 after an altercation outside a Toronto strip clubwith one of the club's dancers, her boyfriend and the club'ssecurity guard. The three men, who were teammates on...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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