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British family treated to a night in Eiffel Tower apartment The Eiffel Tower is a must-see for many tourists visiting Paris but for one British family this week it also became their home for the night.
Reuters | 5 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Davey the quokka predicts victory for Australia PM Turnbull SYDNEY (Reuters) - Saturday's Australian election is too close to call for many, but Davey the quokka has predicted Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's Liberal party-led coalition will run out winners over Bill Shorten's opposition Labor.
Reuters | 12 hours, 37 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Latest Rio Headache: Body Parts on the Beach Concerns continue to grow that Rio de Janeiro may not be prepared for the August Olympics.
MSNBC | 22 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Illinois Bartender Stunned by Tips Totaling $1,500 Someone left Nicole Thompson a $500 tip at a suburban Chicago bar. Minutes later, he left her another $1,000.
MSNBC | Jun 30, 2016 12:42 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Kellogg's cereal cafe to snap, crackle and pop into Times Square (Reuters) - Kellogg Co is offering a grrrr-eat new spot for cereal-lovers, with the opening of its first cereal cafe in New York City's Times Square, the company said on Wednesday.
Reuters | Jun 29, 2016 10:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Driver flips, totals car after slipping on snail slime BERLIN -- Is this the definition of a slow-moving hazard?
Canoe.ca | Jun 29, 2016 3:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Viral Mac-and-Cheese Rant: Ex-Student Arrested Again Luke Gatti was charged May 28 in Boca Raton with battery on an officer and resisting an officer with violence.
MSNBC | Jun 29, 2016 07:20 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Newspaper ad: Will you marry my kid? Newspaper ad: Will you marry my kid?
Canoe.ca | Jun 28, 2016 5:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Donald Trump announces three senior additions to campaign staff Eric DuVallNEW YORK, June 28 (UPI) -- Donald Trump has signed off on hiring three top aides to help fill out his communications and outreach efforts headed into the general election.
United Press International | Jun 28, 2016 4:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Man arrested in Brazil for attempt to douse Olympic torch RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - A man has been arrested for trying to extinguish the Olympic torch by throwing a bucket of water over it as it passed through his farming town of Maracaju in central Brazil, an officer at the local police station said on Monday.
Reuters | Jun 27, 2016 9:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend