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Brazil police raid crime-ridden areas as mob boss transferred A total of 326 people were arrested this week as Brazil police worked to prevent attacks related to the prison transfer of a criminal gang leader known as Marcola.
United Press International | Feb 14, 2019 7:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Tinder for cows' matches livestockin the mood for love A Tinder-inspired app is helping farmers match up potential partners for their cattle.
Reuters | Feb 13, 2019 5:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
We've got this mountain of trash - why don't we ski down it? What to do with the mountain of garbage a major metropolitan area produces is an age-old question. Copenhagen has come up with a brand-new answer: ski down the mountain.
Reuters | Feb 13, 2019 4:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Watch: Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews gifts puck to young fan Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews made a new friend after gifting a souvenir puck to a young fan wearing his jersey Tuesday night.
United Press International | Feb 13, 2019 3:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Toronto police probe hurling of chair from high-rise balcony Toronto police said on Monday they are investigating an incident of a woman hurling a chair from the balcony of a high-rise condominium that was captured on a video that went viral.
Reuters | Feb 11, 2019 8:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Indonesia police apologise for using snake in Papua interrogation Indonesian police have apologised and pledged disciplinary action after officers draped a live snake around the neck of a suspect to persuade him to confess during an interrogation session in the easternmost area of Papua.
Reuters | Feb 11, 2019 07:19 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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House Democrats consider reversing Trump's attempts to kill ACA Democrats on the energy and commerce committee announced plans to consider legislation striking down the Trump administration's changes to the Affordable Care Act.
United Press International | Feb 7, 2019 11:29 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Greek minister caught taking a puff tells EU official to butt out Greece's deputy health minister has told the European Union's top health official to butt out after getting a reprimand for smoking in public.
Reuters | Feb 6, 2019 3:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Trump administration: No 'material impact' from 2018 midterm interference The Trump administration said Tuesday there was no evidence any foreign entity had a material impact on the 2018 midterm elections.
United Press International | Feb 5, 2019 7:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Watch: New England Patriots Super Bowl parade draws more than 1 million fans More than 1 million people participated in the New England Patriots' Super Bowl parade, which rolled through the streets of Boston on Tuesday.
United Press International | Feb 5, 2019 7:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend