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News | Rapid descent In Australia, a man of the people guzzles beer, and Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott isn’t above showing off while doing so. Goaded on by…

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News | Testing the law A German teenager has used the nation’s freedom of information law to try to get early access to the nation’s equivalent of the SAT test.

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News | Flunked out An Indian woman about to exchange vows with her potential husband called off the wedding when he was unable to solve a basic arithmetic question.

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News | Catch of the day A New York City teen has reeled in quite the fish story. While fishing with his family on Feb. 18 off the coast of Hawaii’s big island,

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News | Tooth delay A trucker trying to find a do-it-yourself dentistry solution caused an accident on Interstate 20/59 outside of Tuscaloosa, Ala., on Jan. 30. The…

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News | Tourist tows A Queens assemblyman has the answer to freeing up parking spots in New York City: Tow all the cars with out-of-state license plates. Assemblyman…

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News | Royal mix-up An errant gas bill from a British utility mistook a pub in London’s northern suburbs for His Royal Highness Prince Charles. The letter from…

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News | Airborne drop North Korea might not like Sony Pictures’ movie The Interview , but a South Korean activist wants his neighbors to the north to watch it anyway.

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News | Local control The owner of a Chinese clothing store in the heart of Beijing has had enough of one particular kind of customer: Chinese people. According to…

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News | Auto alternate  In April, Iran slashed state fuel subsidies. Ever since, Iranian citizens unaccustomed to paying high prices for gasoline have been…

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News | Sweet surprise Voters in Maine rejected a proposal that would make illegal the common practice of using pastries to bait bears. The question put to voters in…

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News | Breakfast brew A craft brewer in Ft. Collins, Colo., left several shoppers agitated when he purchased the entire stock of Count Chocula cereal from two…

 
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