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French priest admits pocketing 700,000 euros TOULOUSE, France (Reuters) - A Catholic priest will be sent to court after admitting he stole more than 700,000 euros ($741,000) collected from churchgoers and buyers of holy candles over a quarter of a century, the French public prosecutor's office said
Reuters | 2 hours, 50 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
South Dakota Ghost Town on Sale for $250,000 The roughly 6-acre town of Swett, includes a tavern, three-bedroom house and a former tire shop about 100 miles southeast of Rapid City, South Dakota.
MSNBC | 13 hours, 28 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Boy in clown mask freaking out Wisconsin campus A developmentally challenged boy who's been dressing as a creepy clown and staring down cars and peeking in windows means no harm, his mom says. But the students of Wisconsin's Carroll University's campus sure would like him to cut it out anyway. | 14 hours, 9 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
For sale: South Dakota ghost town for $250,000 (Reuters) - Just in time for holiday shopping, an entire South Dakota ghost town, complete with its own watering hole, is on sale for $250,000, a real estate agent said on Monday.
Reuters | 14 hours, 13 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
News in Brief: NRA Visits Colorado Police Evidence Room To Check Up On Rifle Used In Planned Parenthood Shooting COLORADO SPRINGS, COAfter learning that the gun had been involved in a violent attack that left three dead, National Rifle Association representatives reportedly visited the Colorado Springs Police Department evidence room Monday to check up on the semi-a
The Onion | 17 hours, 35 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
No personalized Nutella for little Isis Certainly it's hard enough being a little girl with the name of a terrorist army without Nutella picking on you too. | 17 hours, 41 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
News in Brief: Frustrated Gunman Cant Believe How Far He Has To Drive To Find Nearest Planned Parenthood Clinic AMARILLO, TXExpressing frustration with the lack of convenient locations in his area, deranged gunman and anti-abortion fanatic Jared Broussard reported Monday that he could not believe how far he would have to drive to find the nearest Planned Parenthood
The Onion | 18 hours, 47 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
American Voices: Sugar-Free Drinks Might Cause Dental Issues A new study suggests that the chemical acids in sugar-free drinks like diet soda can cause measurable harm to tooth enamel, an erosion that is just as damaging as the tooth decay caused by regular soda. What do you think?
The Onion | 19 hours, 43 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Woman pleads guilty in South African court to trying to sell baby online JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A mother pleaded guilty in a South African court on Monday to having tried to sell her baby on the Internet for 5,000 rand ($346), the online news service News24 said.
Reuters | 20 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
News in Brief: Sweating, Trembling Mom Still Coming Down From High Of Having Kids Under One Roof DENVERBreathing heavily and leaning against the wall for support as beads of sweat formed on her forehead, local mother Cynthia Applin struggled to lower her heart rate Monday as she came down from the high of having all three of her adult children under
The Onion | 21 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend