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Talk about service; Woman gives birth during auto shop oil change Some auto shops offer 10-minute oil change service. That still would have been about seven minutes too long for a Pennsylvania woman who gave birth while the oil in her husband's pickup was being changed at an auto dealership. | Jan 4, 2017 11:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Doctors advise Germans to walk like penguins on ice BERLIN (Reuters) - German trauma surgeons advised the public on Wednesday to walk like penguins to avoid slipping on pavements with freezing temperatures forecast nationwide over the next few days.
Reuters | Jan 4, 2017 4:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Nomination expires for Obama Supreme Court appointee Merrick Garland Doug G. WareWASHINGTON, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Merrick Garland on Tuesday joined a small fraternity of unsuccessful Supreme Court nominees who saw their opportunity tossed onto the ash heap of history.
United Press International | Jan 3, 2017 9:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Surgical forceps removed from Vietnamese man after 18 years HANOI (Reuters) - Doctors in Vietnam have removed surgical forceps from a man who unknowingly carried them inside his body for 18 years, national television VTV reported.
Reuters | Jan 3, 2017 07:45 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Twins born minutes apart have different birth years Twins delivered 10 minutes apart at an Arizona hospital over the New Year's weekend have different birth years. | Jan 3, 2017 05:04 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Want to smell like Montreal? Perfume maker launches 5 fragrances for city's 375th birthday At first whiff, the traffic and grime of Montreal's busy downtown may not seem like the best inspiration for a luxurious perfume, but Claude-Andre Hebert begs to differ. | Jan 2, 2017 7:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Hollyweed': Prankster alters LA's landmark sign LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The iconic hillside sign overlooking Southern California's film-and-television hub was defaced overnight in honor of marijuana.
Reuters | Jan 1, 2017 7:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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New Orleans Saints vs Atlanta Falcons: prediction, preview, pick to win The Sports Xchange Complete watch guide to the New Orleans Saints vs Atlanta Falcons game, including when and where to watch, series history, matchups, injury updates, prediction, and pick to win.
United Press International | Dec 31, 2016 01:25 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Carson Wentz gifts Philadelphia Eagles OL with shotguns Alex ButlerPHILADELPHIA, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- If there was ever a way to drop a subtle hint about which formation you like the best, Carson Wentz might have figured it out.
United Press International | Dec 29, 2016 5:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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9-foot python found wrapped around Biscayne Bay dock in Florida Daniel UriaMIAMI, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- A kayaker in South Florida discovered a massive invasive python wrapped around a platform at a local national park.
United Press International | Dec 29, 2016 5:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend