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Top bump stock manufacturer to stop sales next month Slide Fire Solutions, a manufacturer of the bump stock accessory used to make semi-automatic weapons fire quicker, said it will stop selling the product.
United Press International | 9 hours, 11 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Stranded NYC 'poop train' has small-town Alabamians stinking mad Parrish, Alabama, has been forced to endure a trainload of human waste after the stinky cargo was stranded on its way to a landfill two months ago.
MSNBC | 17 hours, 54 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Marx birthplace cashes in on 0 euro notes for anniversary BERLIN (Reuters) - The German city of Trier is struggling to keep up with demand for 0-euro notes, bearing the face of its most famous son and communism's creator Karl Marx, and sold for 3 euros each as part of celebrations for his 200th birthday.
Reuters | 18 hours, 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
You want tarantula with that? At U.S. burger joint, it's an option DURHAM, N.C. (Reuters) - Kristin Barnaby, a self-described arachnophobe, found a way to overcome what she dreads at a North Carolina burger joint.
Reuters | Apr 17, 2018 3:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Americans are fleeing 5 states to avoid income tax rates The most infamously anticipated day of the year might just be April 15 and
Yahoo! News | Apr 10, 2018 10:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Singing road strikes wrong chord with Dutch villagers AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Take the highway past the Dutch village of Jelsum and the road will play you a tune.
Reuters | Apr 10, 2018 8:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
GOP Senator: It Would Be 'Suicide' For Trump If He Fires Mueller Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) warned Tuesday that there would be dire
Yahoo! News | Apr 10, 2018 5:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
As U.S. response looms, Russia and Syria urge inspection of attack site By Ellen Francis and Jack Stubbs BEIRUT/MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Bashar al-Assad's government has invited international inspectors to send a team to Syria to investigate an alleged chemical attack in the town of Douma in a move apparently aimed at ave
Yahoo! News | Apr 10, 2018 2:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Major Hungarian opposition newspaper to close after Orban victory By Marton Dunai BUDAPEST (Reuters) - One of Hungary's two national opposition dailies will shut down on Wednesday due to financial problems, its publisher said, in a sign of rapidly deteriorating prospects for media freedom after the landslide re-election
Yahoo! News | Apr 10, 2018 1:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Chinese aviation buff builds full-scale Airbus replica KAIYUAN, China (Reuters) - A man in northeastern China who always wanted to own an aircraft is doing the next best thing: building a full-scale replica of an Airbus A320 jet.
Reuters | Apr 10, 2018 10:58 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend