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Australian man mistakes jellyfish for breast implant and brings it to cops An Australian man erroneously reported a homicide to police after he discovered a round blob, which he believed was a breast implant and evidence of a murder. | Dec 1, 2016 10:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Has Turkey's Erdogan put Russia relations at risk with vow to topple 'tyrant' Assad? Oleg Yegorov, Russia Beyond the Headlines Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that the objective of the Turkish military campaign in Syria is to overthrow Bashar al-Assad.
United Press International | Dec 1, 2016 1:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Penn State's 'Squirrel Whisperer' gets rodents to wear hats, mini-props for her Penn State students know her as the Squirrel Whisperer, or even Squirrel Girl. Which suits Mary Krupa just fine. | Dec 1, 2016 12:12 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Bank of England asking supplier of currency to find animal fat alternative (Reuters) - The Bank of England said its supplier of currency, Innovia, is working toward removing the use of animal fat in the production of its new plastic five pound note after objection raised by thousands of vegetarians.
Reuters | Nov 30, 2016 11:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
It turns out Canadian cash is made with meat British vegetarians were driven into a polite, well-mannered frenzy Tuesday after news that the Bank of England uses tallow — lard, really — in the process of making their five-pound notes. Not very sporting, wot! was the white-hot reaction fr | Nov 30, 2016 11:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Werewolf and Other Weirdos Captured On Trail Cam A Kansas police trail camera set up after reported mountain lion sighting yields hilarious surprise. KSHB's Brian Abel reports.
MSNBC | Nov 30, 2016 11:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Woman calls cops on man whistling Semisonic's 'Closing Time' Some people just don't appreciate 90s classics. | Nov 30, 2016 10:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Daughter couldn't stop laughing at Miss Butt A giggly girl's fits of laughter at her teacher's name — Miss Butt — forced her mom to be called in for an emergency meeting at the school. | Nov 30, 2016 9:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Where to the watch the 2017 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl game The Sports Xchange Fox Sports has become the newest broadcast partner for the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl, the NFL Players Association announced Wednesday.
United Press International | Nov 30, 2016 9:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Police threaten Nickelback music on Canadian drunk drivers TORONTO (Reuters) - If getting charged with impaired driving is not enough, police in a small Canadian town are hoping adding Nickelback music to the punishment will be enough to keep drunk partiers away from the wheel.
Reuters | Nov 30, 2016 9:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend