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Venezuelans prepare fecal cocktails to throw at security forces CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's opposition protests on Wednesday may be the messiest in a six-week wave of unrest as demonstrators prepare to throw feces at security forces, adding to the customary rocks, petrol bombs and tear gas.
Reuters | May 10, 2017 07:05 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Pie in the sky as Australia's Qantas boss gets just dessert SYDNEY (Reuters) - Qantas Airways Ltd Chief Executive Alan Joyce proved he was no cream puff on Tuesday, keeping his cool after a man smeared a cream pie in his face during a business breakfast in Australia's west.
Reuters | May 9, 2017 08:19 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ex-wife of polygamous sect leader to open doors to secretive home HILDALE, Utah (Reuters) - The Utah mansion where convicted pedophile and polygamous religious sect leader Warren Jeffs once lived is being purchased by one of his former wives, who hopes to make it a tourist attraction and home for people who have left th
Reuters | May 8, 2017 7:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Irish beach reappears 33 years after vanishing into Atlantic Ocean ACHILL ISLAND, Ireland (Reuters) - A beach that was swept away more than 30 years ago from a remote island off the west coast of Ireland has reappeared after thousands of tons of sand were deposited on top of the rocky coastline.
Reuters | May 8, 2017 3:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Danish brewer puts the 'P' in pilsner COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - A Danish brewery is drawing on 50,000 liters of urine collected from the largest music festival in Northern Europe in producing a novelty beer aimed at the more adventurous drinker.
Reuters | May 5, 2017 10:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Minnesota's Gordy the goat rescued from kidnappers When St. Paul, Minnesota, police early Friday searched a GMC Yukon Denali that had crashed following a chase, they found an unlikely victim in the cargo area.
Reuters | May 5, 2017 8:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Octogenarian New Jersey ex-con politician to revive burlesque act NEW YORK (Reuters) - An octogenarian former New Jersey deputy mayor who once thrilled audiences as burlesque star Hope Diamond plans to sparkle again in the role next week at a charity event - though at her age she plans to keep her clothes on.
Reuters | May 5, 2017 7:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hawk Attacks Leave Neighbors on Edge Residents of one Florida town are keeping an eye on the sky when they venture outside. WESH's Bob Kealing reports.
MSNBC | Apr 28, 2017 03:03 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Funky Prom Suits Go Viral A group of Mississippi teens are receiving rave reviews for their flashy custom made prom suits. WLBT's Marie Edinger reports.
MSNBC | Apr 27, 2017 6:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Drug Smuggler Turns Meth Into Art Florida investigators say a smuggler coated vases in methamphetamine paste, then covered them in mirrored tiles. WFLA's Peter Bernard reports.
MSNBC | Apr 27, 2017 03:09 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend