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3 birthdays in one: Mom, dad, son all born on same day Luke and Hillary Gardner never have a problem remembering each other's birthday. After all, the husband and wife were born the same day. And so was their son, 27 years later this past December.
Canoe.ca | Jan 14, 2017 12:30 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Stay off the Ice Kids! Drowned Fox Frozen in a Block of Ice Let it be a warning.This drowned fox fell through thin ice on the Danube River and is now completely encased in a block of ice.
MSNBC | Jan 13, 2017 5:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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IMF: Oil-rich Russia needs either-or economic policies Daniel J. GraeberMOSCOW, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Russia needs to ensure its economy is braced for an oil shock in either positive or negative terms, a deputy at the International Monetary Fund said.
United Press International | Jan 13, 2017 1:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Don Juan tortoise needs wheels because of so much sex A libertine tortoise had so much sex he developed arthritis has been fitted with wheels so he can get around.
Canoe.ca | Jan 12, 2017 11:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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U.S. Treasury sanctions Syrian officials over chemical weapon use Andrew V. PestanoWASHINGTON, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- The U.S. Treasury Department said it sanctioned Syrian officials in response to a report indicating President Bashar al-Assad's regime used chemical weapons.
United Press International | Jan 12, 2017 5:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Brain deficits in preemies may start before birth HealthDay News Problems with brain wiring in premature babies appear to arise months before they are born, a small study suggests.
United Press International | Jan 12, 2017 5:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
It's the Year of the (Giant Inflatable Trump) Rooster at one Chinese factory BEIJING (Reuters) - A factory in eastern China is racing to keep up with demand for its new clutch - giant inflatable rooster balloons that bear what some say is an uncanny resemblance to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump.
Reuters | Jan 12, 2017 2:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Rooster inspires new year resolutions in Singapore bird park SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A rooster at Singapore's Jurong Bird Park inspired visiting Chinese tourists to make a few resolutions on Wednesday, ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday.
Reuters | Jan 11, 2017 10:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Naked man with knife in 'intimate shave' on train: Report German media say a train conductor called police after spotting a naked man with a knife in one of the train's restrooms, where officers found something hairy going on.
Canoe.ca | Jan 11, 2017 03:28 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Wanted U.K. man taunts police as 'Where's Waldo?' character A British man wanted for a driving offence couldn't help taunting cops as he eluded them, posting pics of himself dressed up as the Where's Waldo? character and declaring himself the hide-and-seek champion for 2016-17.
Canoe.ca | Jan 11, 2017 12:28 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend