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Look: Pig head found in Atlanta traveler's luggage Customs officials at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport said a K-9 beagle sniffed out a roasted pig head in a traveler's luggage.
United Press International | 6 hours, 29 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
She came, she saw, she conquered, British woman claims conker crown Standing in a rain soaked English village, more than 200 competitors armed with horse chestnuts dangling from shoelaces faced off for the World Conker Championship.
Reuters | 15 hours, 14 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Kangaroo attacks couple in northeastern Australia, injures woman Australian wildlife carers Jim and Linda Smith are lucky to be alive, an ambulance official said, after they were attacked by a kangaroo in northeastern Queensland state.
Reuters | Oct 15, 2018 03:11 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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AP Explains: What's known about Saudi writer's disappearance DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Veteran Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappeared over a week ago while on a visit to the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, sparking an international uproar involving the kingdom, Turkey and the United States that remains un
Yahoo! News | Oct 14, 2018 1:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Why Smart Speakers Are Your Gateway to the Smart Home Within the past few years, smartor internet-connecteddevices and appliances have made it possible to have your washer alert you by phone when the spin cycle is done, adjust the thermostat befor...
Yahoo! News | Oct 14, 2018 10:04 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Dozens arrested in disappearance of Tanzania billionaire Mohammed Dewji Authorities in Tanzania have made dozens of arrests in the case of a missing businessman, who's the youngest billionaire on the African continent.
United Press International | Oct 12, 2018 3:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Watch: Hurricane Michael brings crawfish to family's yard A South Carolina family is dealing with an unusual side-effect of Hurricane Michael's recent visit -- a crawfish infestation.
United Press International | Oct 12, 2018 3:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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MASCOT completes first scientific 'stroll' across asteroid Ryugu The German lander MASCOT has completed its first scientific 'stroll' across the asteroid Ryugu.
United Press International | Oct 12, 2018 3:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Look: Kitten recovering after trip under hood of car An Idaho man who heard a sound coming from the engine compartment of his car said a kitten survived his 17-mile drive home from work.
United Press International | Oct 11, 2018 3:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
A wagging finger sticking out of your mobile phone is creepy. Why? A French researcher has invented a robot finger that attaches to your mobile phone. It can wriggle across your desk. It can stroke your hand. And guess what? It's creepy. No, really, watch the video. Creepy, see?
Reuters | Oct 11, 2018 11:05 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend