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News in Brief: Terrifying Uniformed Bachelorette Party Storms Local Bar TACOMA, WABursting into the establishment seemingly out of nowhere and overtaking it within a matter of moments, a terrifying uniformed bachelorette party stormed local pub Caseys Saloon Friday night, onlookers reported. One second I was having a pleasant
The Onion | Jul 1, 2015 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Man in wheelchair robs New York bank, gets away NEW YORK (Reuters) - Police on Tuesday were searching for a man in a wheelchair who is suspected of robbing a New York bank and rolling out of the building with $1,200 cash to make a clean getaway.
Reuters | Jun 30, 2015 6:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Will pope chew coca leaves in Bolivia? 'Wait and see,' Vatican says VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis will decide for himself if he chews coca leaves in order to ward off altitude sickness when he lands next week at La Paz, Bolivia, the highest international airport in the world, the Vatican said on Tuesday.
Reuters | Jun 30, 2015 5:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
For sale: 325-acre former N.Y. prison with spectacular view For sale: A 325-acre New York property containing more than 100 structures atop a mountain offering spectacular views. Sleeps hundreds. | Jun 30, 2015 5:12 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Horoscope: Your Horoscopes Week Of June 30, 2015 Read full story for latest details.
The Onion | Jun 30, 2015 1:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sports News in Brief: No One Seems To Know Guy Leaning Against Batting Cages Giving Hitting Advice MADISON, WISaying that he is constantly offering words of encouragement and various pointers on maintaining a proper stance, sources confirmed Tuesday that no one at Damens Sports Complex appears to know a middle-aged man leaning against the batting cages
The Onion | Jun 30, 2015 1:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
News in Brief: Hundreds Of Cheap, Generic Doorstops Flood Market After DoorBlocker Patent Runs Out DETROITFree to produce generic versions of the product after DoorBlockers 20-year patent ran out last month, hundreds of businesses have begun distributing cheap, off-brand doorstops to retail outlets nationwide, industry analysts confirmed Tuesday. Now t
The Onion | Jun 30, 2015 1:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
News: Researchers Say Virgin Mary Actually Gods Second Choice To Bear Son NEW HAVEN, CTIn a startling discovery that sheds new light on the woman Christians revere as the mother of their Lord and Savior, researchers at Yale Divinity School announced Monday that the Blessed Virgin Mary was in fact Gods second choice to bear His
The Onion | Jun 30, 2015 1:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Paris time lords extend Greek deadline - by a second PARIS (Reuters) - By pure chance, Greece will gain fractionally more time to meet a midnight deadline on Tuesday to pay its IMF debts - thanks to a move by international time arbiters in the Paris Observatory to add one second to the world's clocks.
Reuters | Jun 30, 2015 10:38 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Milwaukee museum to display portrait of pope made of condoms MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - The Milwaukee Art Museum says it hopes a portrait of Pope Benedict XVI made of condoms will ignite a conversation about the AIDS epidemic in Africa and the role art plays in public discussions, director Dan Keegan said on Monday.
Reuters | Jun 30, 2015 02:28 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend