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American Voices: Louisiana Restaurant Offering 10% Discount To Diners Carrying Guns According to local news stations, a cajun restaurant in Port Allen, LA called Bergeron’s is offering diners a 10 percent discount off their meals if they show waitstaff that they are carrying a gun.
The Onion | 23 hours, 40 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Spanish speleologist rescued from Peruvian cave after 12 days LIMA (Reuters) - A Spanish speleologist trapped 400 meters (1,312 feet) underground in a cave in the Peruvian Amazon for nearly two weeks was pulled to safety on Tuesday, a rescue worker said.
Reuters | Sep 30, 2014 11:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
35,000 Walrus Gather Ashore in Alaska Pacific walrus that can't find sea ice for resting in Arctic waters are coming ashore in record numbers on a beach in northwest Alaska.
MSNBC | Sep 30, 2014 11:12 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
London parents give up custody of children for free Wi-Fi London parents give up custody of children for free Wi-Fi | Sep 30, 2014 10:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Man hunting coyotes shoots himself in the elbow CALGARY — A 50-year-old man shot himself in the elbow Monday night while driving around his property with a 12-gauge shotgun in his lap looking for coyotes, police say. | Sep 30, 2014 10:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Silicon Valley man unwittingly invites fugitive into home amid manhunt (Reuters) - A Silicon Valley homeowner unwittingly welcomed a fugitive into his home and shared a meal with the wanted man as California law enforcement officers canvassed the neighborhood in a manhunt, police said on Tuesday.
Reuters | Sep 30, 2014 9:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Elusive Bear Cornered After Leading Hours-Long Chase Animal control officials managed to shoot a bear with a tranquilizer dart hours after it climbed a tree near a northern New Jersey elementary school.
MSNBC | Sep 30, 2014 7:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
American Voices: People Bending iPhones At Apple Stores Videos are surfacing online of people going into Apple stores and trying to bend the new iPhone 6 Plus to prove that it’s possible, drawing criticism from internet commenters accusing them of being idiots.
The Onion | Sep 30, 2014 7:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Dallas man arrested after ill-fated casket prank DALLAS (Reuters) - A Texas man suspected of stealing a casket to play a prank on his sister by making her think he had dug up their dead father was arrested after she called police, police said on Tuesday.
Reuters | Sep 30, 2014 6:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
WATCH: Woman uses huge Teddy bear to drive in HOV lane A Washington state woman was pulled over for driving in the car pool lane with an unusual passenger. | Sep 30, 2014 6:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend