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Bench Players Given Some Time In First Quarter Of Game Against Knicks BOSTON—Stressing that it was a good opportunity for younger members of the team to get some valuable experience, Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens reportedly removed his starters and put in bench players during the first quarter of Wednesday ni
The Onion | Feb 26, 2015 5:58 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Authorities Demolish Capitol Building That Was Site Of Gruesome 113th Congressional Session WASHINGTON—Saying this was an important first step in helping their community heal, local authorities in Washington, D.C.
The Onion | Feb 26, 2015 5:57 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study: Boyfriends Who Arent Speaking Are Thinking About Ending Relationship 90% Of Time CHAPEL HILL, NC—Confirming that the average boyfriend’s thoughts immediately turn to the subject during any period of silence, a study released Thursday by the University of North Carolina found that whenever a boyfriend isn’t speaking,
The Onion | Feb 26, 2015 5:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NYC trucker accused of avoiding toll with device inspired by James Bond NEW YORK (Reuters) - A trucker accused of using a James Bond-style retractable bumper to evade a $95 toll on the George Washington Bridge has been charged with using burglary tools, police said on Thursday.
Reuters | Feb 26, 2015 4:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
American Voices: U.K. To Allow 3-Parent Babies The British Parliament has approved a new IVF technique that uses the process of mitochondrial transfer to produce a baby with the DNA of a father and two mothers, which would allow women with certain genetic mutations to have children.
The Onion | Feb 26, 2015 4:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Shares in condoms, morning-after pills rise after S.K. court lifts adultery ban South Korea's highest court on Thursday struck down as unconstitutional a decades-old law banning adultery, triggering a surge in shares of condom makers and morning-after pills.
Canoe.ca | Feb 26, 2015 3:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Report: Only 40% Of Celebrities End Up Marrying Their Stalkers LOS ANGELES—Revealing that the success of such relationships is far less certain than typically assumed, a report released Wednesday by UCLA’s Department of Sociology found that only 40 percent of celebrities ultimately end up marrying their s
The Onion | Feb 26, 2015 2:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Bouncer Instructed Not To Let People Like Himself In COLUMBUS, OH—In an effort to maintain a peaceful and enjoyable atmosphere for guests at local nightclub Zenith, bouncer Anthony Russo was given strict instructions Wednesday not to let people like himself in.
The Onion | Feb 26, 2015 2:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Closed Captioning Accuracy Drops To 14% During Inside The NBA Closed Captioning Accuracy Drops To 14% During Inside The NBA
The Onion | Feb 26, 2015 2:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Unexploded bomb shuts down Dortmund stadium BERLIN (Reuters) - An unexploded World War II bomb was found near Borussia Dortmund's stadium on Thursday, forcing the Bundesliga club to shut down some of their operations.
Reuters | Feb 26, 2015 12:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend