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American Voices: Kim Jong-Un Suffering From Gout Caused By Eating Too Much Cheese After he was absent from the public eye for three weeks, North Korean state media finally admitted that 31-year-old Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un is suffering from “an uncomfortable physical condition,” which anonymous sources have said is gout c
The Onion | 20 hours, 6 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Belgian police waive traffic fines in protest over pensions BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Belgians who drive a bit over the speed limit, forget to buckle their seat belts or park illegally can breathe easier this week as police turn a blind eye in protest against plans to raise their retirement age.
Reuters | Sep 30, 2014 09:08 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Kids left in car with loaded rifle, six-year-old fires shots out the window: Cops A 37-year-old father faces five charges after three children under six years old were left in a car and one of them fired a rifle out the window, police northwest of Edmonton say. | Sep 29, 2014 9:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
American Voices: George Clooney Gets Married After declaring he would never get married again and dating a string of beautiful women, 53-year-old actor George Clooney got married in Venice this weekend to Oxford-educated human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin.
The Onion | Sep 29, 2014 9:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Infographic: Highlights Of George Clooneys Wedding Last weekend saw the marriage of superstar actor and perennial candidate for Hollywood’s most eligible bachelor George Clooney to human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin in a lavish, star-studded affair in Venice.
The Onion | Sep 29, 2014 8:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Infographic: How China Stifles Dissent Recent clashes with pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong have refocused international scrutiny on the Chinese government’s efforts to quell social unrest and silence demonstrators.
The Onion | Sep 29, 2014 7:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Caffeine-infused weight loss underwear buzzless: FTC WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Bras, girdles and leggings infused with caffeine and sold as weight loss aids were more decaf than espresso, and the companies that sold them have agreed to refund money to customers and pull their ads, U.S. regulators said on Monda
Reuters | Sep 29, 2014 7:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Liberal Arts Graduate Realizes Hes Already Forgotten 90% Of Human Condition SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY—Saying he could barely recall anything about the inescapable aloneness of individual existence, recent liberal arts graduate Jonathan Snyder confirmed Monday that he had already forgotten roughly 90 percent of the human conditio
The Onion | Sep 29, 2014 6:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Diabetic, Gout-Ridden Kim Jong-Un By Far Healthiest Person In North Korea PYONGYANG—Following reports that the head-of-state is receiving treatment for a variety of medical conditions, an Amnesty International report released Monday confirmed that the diabetic and gout-ridden dictator Kim Jong-un is still by far the healt
The Onion | Sep 29, 2014 6:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New NFL Rule Protects Quarterbacks From Brutal Criticism NEW YORK—As part of a comprehensive league-wide policy change going into effect immediately, the NFL officially announced a new rule Monday aimed at protecting quarterbacks from any blatant and especially brutal criticism.
The Onion | Sep 29, 2014 6:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend