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‘Beach sex’ couple charged in Dubai

Two Britons accused of having sex in public on a Dubai beach have been charged with the most serious offences open to the authorities. Michelle Palmer, 36, and Vince Acors, 34, had hoped to escape with a caution after they … Continue reading

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Man Loses Finger, Zoo Visiting Rights

A New Mexico man has been banned from the Rio Grande Zoo in Albuquerque after losing a finger to a jaguar’s bite — and then lying about it. Groundskeeper Lyn Ewell saw the man, a frequent visitor to the zoo, … Continue reading

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Strip club offers free flu shots to seniors

Senior citizens in one Florida town lined up Tuesday at an establishment many would normally shun: a strip club. The draw was free flu shots and with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention encouraging everyone to get immunized … Continue reading

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$440,000 health spa weekend for AIG big shots

Hey, AIG folks, you just got an $85 billion bailout from the government to help rescue your company. What are you going to do to relax, unwind, breathe that sigh of relief? How about a trip to this luxurious spa? … Continue reading

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The $9.5 Million Parking Ticket

Glencoe authorities mistakenly mailed a parking ticket fine of more than $9.5 million to a resident, police said Thursday. They said the $20 parking ticket was left on the person’s windshield in late August. A few weeks later a data … Continue reading

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Study: Bottled Water As Poluted As Tap Water

Tests on leading brands of bottled water turned up a variety of contaminants often found in tap water, according to a study released Wednesday by an environmental advocacy group. The findings challenge the popular impression — and marketing pitch — … Continue reading

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Teen Shot Three Times In Toilet Paper Prank

A toilet paper prank has led to the shooting of a 14-year-old by a southwestern Michigan man who believed strangers were trying to break into his home. The Grand Rapids Press and WZZM-TV report the victim and four other teens … Continue reading

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Fisher Price Doll Mumbles Pro-Islam and Satanic Phrases

A child’s toy is being accused of uttering satanic and pro-Islamic phrases.The toy company Mattel has fielded calls from consumers who wonder whether their Little Mommy Cuddle ‘n Coo doll, which giggles, gurgles and coos, is also mumbling, “Satan is … Continue reading

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Jobseekers duped into getting face tattoos

TWO Indonesian jobseekers have been tricked into getting their faces tattooed by a bogus official offering government jobs. Village chief Sawiyono – who was helping the men find jobs in Jakarta – claimed he had received a text message from a government official … Continue reading

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Parents Starve Teenage Girl, Survives By Drinking Toilet Water

A father and stepmother were charged with withholding their 14-year-old daughter’s food and water so drastically that she weighed only 48 pounds, authorities said. Full story at AOL News

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