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Notorious drug lord Joaqun 'El Chapo' Guzmn sentenced to life. And U.S. wants his $12.6B fortune. Notorious drug lord Joaqun "El Chapo" Guzmn Loera was formally sentenced Wednesday to life in prison on drug trafficking charges.
Yahoo! News | Jul 17, 2019 6:57 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Chicago alligator stakeout snaps shut after professional catches reptile An elusive alligator residing in a Chicago lagoon was caught early on Tuesday after the reptile, thought to be an abandoned pet, captivated locals for nearly a week.
Reuters | Jul 16, 2019 6:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Colombian caught in Spain with cocaine under toupee A Colombian man was detained at Barcelona's international airport after half a kilo of cocaine was found hidden under an over-sized toupee, Spanish police said on Tuesday.
Reuters | Jul 16, 2019 09:47 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The longest toilet break? Belgian sits for five days in bid for record A Belgian man sat on a toilet for nearly five days this week in a bid to set a world record.
Reuters | Jul 12, 2019 3:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sneakers give art a run for its money at first-of-a-kind Sotheby's auction Move over Monet. Nike is hot on your heels.
Reuters | Jul 11, 2019 9:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Later alligator: Chicago wants scaly resident out of local lagoon An alligator has taken up residence in a Chicago lagoon, surprising locals after a winter of polar temperatures in the third-largest U.S. city.
Reuters | Jul 10, 2019 10:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Best day ever!' Internet pokes fun at Mexico's finance minister grim-faced job acceptance Mexico's Arturo Herrera looks grim in a viral video in which President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador names him finance minister, a job Herrera's predecessor left in a huff at a time when Latin America's second largest economy is signaling weakness.
Reuters | Jul 10, 2019 9:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ilhan Omar responds to Tucker Carlson's rant about her: 'Racist fool' After cable news host Tucker Carlson claimed Representative Ilhan Omar hates America and is dangerous to this country, Ms Omar responded by calling the pundit a racist fool.During a segment on his Fox News show titled Dems want you to believe America is a
Yahoo! News | Jul 10, 2019 5:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Lithuanian couple defends world wife-carrying championship title A Lithuanian couple won the World Wife-Carrying Championship for a second time in a row in the Finnish town of Sonkajarvi on Saturday, triumphing in a contest where men complete an obstacle course with their wives slung over their shoulders.
Reuters | Jul 6, 2019 6:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Flight crew restrains 'God' aboard Delta flight, returns to Puerto Rico Delta Air Lines flight attendants restrained a passenger on a flight from Puerto Rico to New York after he shouted "I am God!" and claimed he would save the world, forcing the plane to return to the airport in San Juan, Puerto Rican police and the airline
Reuters | Jul 3, 2019 7:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend