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It's not surprising that Herzog would be attracted to this man who often teetered on the brink of madness.
Before fame beckoned, Charlie Spedding teetered on the brink of death when things went dramatically wrong during a routine operation.
3 billion bale-out for British Energy which has teetered on the brink of insolvency after being hammered by slumping power prices.
INDIA and Pakistan put their armies on red alert yesterday as the two nuclear powers teetered on the brink of war.
THE Middle East teetered on the brink of all-out war last night as Israeli tanks and gunship helicopters blitzed the West Bank.
Kevin Costner is back on form in this dramatisation of the Cuban missile crisis of 1962 when the world teetered on the brink on nuclear war.