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Commissioner Roger Goodell, NFL close to contract extension through 2024 Commissioner Roger Goodell and the NFL are close to a new five-year contract extension that would run through 2024 season.
United Press International | 3 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Breitbart mocked after posting jet-ski migrant story with German soccer star photo Germany's Foreign Ministry is having some fun at the expense of a Breitbart News gaffe.
Canoe.ca | 5 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Corpses held in break rooms upsets New York City subway workers union It's a largely overlooked but gory reality of the New York City subway system: When someone takes their life by jumping in front of a train, police need to find a place to put the mutilated body until a medical examiner truck arrives.
Canoe.ca | Aug 17, 2017 9:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
German cops question man seeking dentures A wary woman in southern Germany alerted police after a man buzzed on the door and asked for permission to search her balcony for his false teeth.
Canoe.ca | Aug 17, 2017 12:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Police believe thieves steal Venezuela zoo animals to eat them MARACAIBO, Venezuela (Reuters) - Venezuela authorities are investigating the theft of animals from a zoo in western state of Zulia that were likely snatched to be eaten, a further sign of hunger in a country struggling with chronic food shortages.
Reuters | Aug 16, 2017 10:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Lost engagement ring found on carrot after 13 years CAMROSE, Alta. — A woman who lost her engagement ring 13 years ago while weeding her garden on the family farm is wearing it proudly again after her daughter-in-law pulled it from the ground on a misshapen carrot.
Canoe.ca | Aug 16, 2017 03:54 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Belgian town cooks giant omelet amidst egg scare MALMEDY, Belgium (Reuters) - A Belgian town honored its 22-year-old tradition of making a giant omelet on Tuesday amidst an egg contamination scare, cooking 10,000 eggs in a pan four meters wide.
Reuters | Aug 16, 2017 12:40 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Man accidentally shoots nail into chest, drives himself to hospital PESHTIGO, Wis. — A Wisconsin man came perilously close to death after accidentally shooting a nail into his chest.
Canoe.ca | Aug 15, 2017 8:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Alligator found in swimming pool at New Jersey Motel ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — An alligator has been found in a swimming pool at a motel at the New Jersey shore.
Canoe.ca | Aug 15, 2017 8:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Florida man claiming to be Alice in Wonderland says 'hookah-smoking caterpillar' told him to destroy liquor store with forklift: Cops A Florida man arrested for destroying a liquor store under construction told police he was Alice in Wonderland and that a “hookah-smoking caterpillar” ordered him to attack the site.
Canoe.ca | Aug 14, 2017 6:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend