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  • nieuwImpeachment Day 4: Schiff Invokes John McCain
    Democratic House impeachment managers are in their final day of arguments against President Trump. Friday's focus: obstruction of justice. The impeachment managers are asserting that Trump withheld crucial documents and blocked the testimony of top W…
    - 3 hours ago 24 Jan 20, 11:24pm -
  • nieuwInspiration for Film Sues for $300M
    The former stockbroker behind The Wolf of Wall Street has sued the production company that put up $100 million to make the movie. The fraud and breach of contract lawsuit seeks $300 million, the Guardian reports. The company, Red Granite, was caught…
    - 3 hours ago 24 Jan 20, 11:05pm -
  • nieuwPerformer at Grammys Has a Problem
    Rapper YG was arrested Friday at his Los Angeles home on suspicion of robbery just two days before he is scheduled to perform at the Grammy Awards, officials said. Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies took YG, whose real name is Keenon Jackson, into…
    - 4 hours ago 24 Jan 20, 10:35pm -
  • nieuwRosie Perez: Actress Told Me Weinstein Raped Her
    Do the Right Thing actress Rosie Perez testified Friday that fellow screen star Annabella Sciorra told her in the mid-1990s that Harvey Weinstein had raped her but that she couldn't go to the police because "he'd destroy me." Taking the stand at the…
    - 4 hours ago 24 Jan 20, 10:05pm -
  • nieuwTrump Joins Rally Against Abortion
    President Trump told thousands of anti-abortion marchers Friday that he's their champion, and they agreed—breaking into chants of "four more years" after his speech on the National Mall. "Unborn children have never had a stronger defender in the Wh…
    - 5 hours ago 24 Jan 20, 9:35pm -
  • nieuwStock Market Feels the Pain of Coronavirus Outbreak
    Health care companies led a broad slide in US stocks Friday as increased fears over the spread of a deadly outbreak of coronavirus rattled markets, per the AP . The sell-off followed news that a Chicago woman has become the second US patient diagnose…
    - 5 hours ago 24 Jan 20, 9:08pm -
  • nieuwHarris Considers Endorsing a Former Opponent
    Kamala Harris is thinking about throwing her support to former opponent Joe Biden in the Democratic presidential race, party officials tell the New York Times . Biden has already said he'd consider picking her as a running mate, and an endorsement co…
    - 6 hours ago 24 Jan 20, 8:35pm -
  • nieuwABC: Trump Orders Envoy Fired in Recording
    President Trump has repeatedly said he doesn't know Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, two associates of Rudy Giuliani who helped the ex-mayor investigate Joe Biden in Ukraine, and who were arrested in October . Parnas has since said he feels betrayed by Tr…
    - 6 hours ago 24 Jan 20, 8:10pm -
  • nieuwBaking Cookies in Space Takes Surprisingly Long Time
    The results are finally in for the first chocolate chip cookie bake-off in space. While looking more or less normal, the best cookies required two hours of baking time last month up at the International Space Station, per the AP . And how do they tas…
    - 7 hours ago 24 Jan 20, 7:45pm -

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    • Turkey delivery man risks 18 years for spitting on pizza
      A Turkish prosecutor called for a sentence of up to 18 years for a delivery man who spat on a customer's pizza before handing it over, local media reported Thursday. The incident -- which happened in 2017 in the central city of Eskisehir -- was capt…
      - 2 days ago 23 Jan 20, 9:48am -
    • Aussie Open 'bananaman' bites back after fruity fallout
      Elliot Benchetrit said he's stunned by the "out of control" backlash after he asked a ballkid to peel his banana at the Australian Open, hitting out at the umpire who told him to do it himself. The French player, dubbed 'Bananaman' by Australian med…
      - 3 days ago 22 Jan 20, 2:07am -
    • 'They're not dead': Falling iguana alert in Florida amid cold snap
      Green iguanas are considered a nuisance in Florida, where they are blamed for causing considerable damage to everything from seawalls to sidewalks -- not to mention menacing endangered butterflies and snails. Such conditions are unusual in the norma…
      - 3 days ago 22 Jan 20, 12:29am -
    • War-time bomb made safe in Cologne
      German experts defused a World War II bomb in Cologne on Tuesday that had forced the evacuation of thousands of office workers and disrupted rail and ship traffic. Construction workers found the bomb on the right bank of the Rhine river on Monday ev…
      - 3 days ago 21 Jan 20, 2:39pm -
    • Double trouble: Too many show for Sri Lanka twins record bid
      A Sri Lankan attempt to set a world record for the largest gathering of twins may have failed Monday after an unexpectedly large turnout overwhelmed organisers who vowed to try again. Organisers from the Sri Lanka Twins group had called on multiples…
      - 4 days ago 20 Jan 20, 3:26pm -
    • Viral video reunites Bangladeshi with family after 48 years
      An ailing Bangladeshi who went missing almost half a century ago has been reunited with his family after a video appeal on Facebook seeking help for his treatment went viral. Habibur Rahman was a 30-year-old businessman and father-of-four in the nor…
      - 5 days ago 20 Jan 20, 12:22am -
    • Sky-high chicken prices on French island ruffle feathers
      Long-simmering anger over the high cost of living in French overseas territories resurfaced this week with a tweet about an organic chicken from mainland France which sold for an eye-watering 51 euros. A lawmaker from French Guiana posted a photo of…
      - 7 days ago 18 Jan 20, 11:03am -
    • 'Big Ben bongs for Brexit' battle turns pricey
      Britain's bewildering battle to get Big Ben to bong for Brexit is becoming brutal -- and big-budget to boot as public cash donations flooded in Friday for a celebratory peal. Big Ben has been mostly silent since restoration work on parliament's Eliz…
      - 7 days ago 17 Jan 20, 3:04pm -
    • As Brexit clock ticks, UK in ding-dong over Big Ben bongs
      The question exercising Britons as they face their last few days of EU membership is not about trade or sovereignty but whether Big Ben should ring out for Brexit. The world famous bell in parliament's Elizabeth Tower has been largely silent since A…
      - 8 days ago 16 Jan 20, 3:50pm -
    • Mexico gets 'Chapo' beer
      Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman may be serving a life sentence in prison, but the Mexican drug kingpin can now boast to having his own beer. El Chapo Mexican Lager was launched by Guzman's daughter Alejandrina, who runs a fashion and lifestyle company bui…
      - 9 days ago 16 Jan 20, 1:15am -

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    • ODDS AND ENDS: Naked run and other offbeat offerings
      NUDE MAN WEARING MASK WHILE STANDING ON HIGHWAY FOR ‘RUSH’ Some say walking around in the buff can be an adrenaline rush. For one Indiana man, that landed him behind bars. According to the Northwest Indiana Times, Jason Rouse, 43, was allegedly c…
      - 5 days ago 19 Jan 20, 11:08pm -
    • WHO? WHAT! WOW!: The week in WEIRD
      Woman spends $30Gs to look like reality TV star A 25-year-old spent nearly $30,000 on four breast implants to complete a dramatic transformation so that she could look like British glamour model Katie Price, The U.K. Mirror reported. Elisa Selina wen…
      - 6 days ago 18 Jan 20, 7:30pm -
    • Dog licks baby in video: Is that a good or bad thing?
      Since dogs have been domesticated, the question for some mothers has been how close can the family pooch get to a newborn? Well, a video posted on 6ixbuzztv’s private Instagram account Friday seemed to reignite the debate as a woman holding a young…
      - 7 days ago 17 Jan 20, 11:51pm -
    • ‘TRIAL BY COMBAT’: Man asks judge to let him have sword fight with ex-wife
      Back in medieval times the best disputes were settled with a sword fight. Apparently, a 40-year-old man from Paola, Kansas believes that’s still a good idea in order to settle a dispute with his ex-wife. According to the Des Moines Register, David…
      - 9 days ago 15 Jan 20, 7:30pm -
    • DINNER AND A SHOW: Violent brawl doesn’t interrupt U.K. man’s meal
      Nothing could deter Chris Hill from enjoying his kebab meal. Not even a Pier 6 brawl. The British man stood out in a now-viral video which showed him calmly enjoying his food at Ken’s Kebabs in Portsmouth, England last Friday when a violent fight s…
      - 10 days ago 14 Jan 20, 10:29pm -
    • Former beauty queen charged with harassing former lover, wife
      A former Miss Universe Canada winner was charged with criminally harassing her ex-lover, an ex- Blue Jays prospect, and his wife for several years. Elena Semikina, 36, was released Sunday from Old City Hall bail court on two counts of alleged harassm…
      - 11 days ago 14 Jan 20, 1:00am -
    • THREE-DAY ERECTION: Man hospitalized after taking ‘Viagra for bulls’
      Reports of a man in Mexico being hospitalized recently after he purchased a sexual stimulant used for breeding animals is no cock and bull story. In another sense, it definitely can be described as such. A man seeking to have sex sought treatment for…
      - 11 days ago 13 Jan 20, 4:54pm -
    • ODDS AND ENDS: Facial pubic hair and other offbeat offerings
      WOMAN HAS PATCH OF PUBIC HAIR GROWING OUT OF CHEEK A woman who was a dog bite victim as a child didn’t expect short and curlies to grow out of her face. In an episode of the E! series Botched that aired on Jan. 6, Crystal Coombs said her grandfathe…
      - 12 days ago 12 Jan 20, 7:45pm -
    • WHO? WHAT? WOW! The week in weird
      RUBBED THE WRONG WAY Doctors continue to warn people against using toothpaste as a lubricant on men’s and women’s genitals. The latest minty fresh advice comes after a man on Reddit recently shared his painful experience when he was a teenager lo…
      - 13 days ago 11 Jan 20, 10:31pm -
    • Man in Scotland accused of having sex with fence, minibus while drunk
      It appears to be a case of a man getting wood at the sight of a wooden fence. An elderly couple told a Scottish court this week they were surprised to see a man – who appeared to be drunk – pull his pants down, masturbate and simulate having sex…
      - 14 days ago 10 Jan 20, 3:45pm -

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    • Why 98.6 Degrees Fahrenheit Means You’re Hot Stuff
      Featured in Ripley's Believe It or Not!Human temperatures are getting progressively cooler, but why?Source: Why 98.6 Degrees Fahrenheit Means You’re Hot Stuff
      - 2 days ago 23 Jan 20, 12:00pm -
    • Charlie McCarthy: The Dummy Only Dummies Didn’t Listen To
      Featured in Ripley's Believe It or Not!More people listened to this dummy than listened to Orson Welles's "War of the Worlds."Source: Charlie McCarthy: The Dummy Only Dummies Didn’t Listen To
      - 2 days ago 22 Jan 20, 4:56pm -
    • How X-Ray Machines Made Glowing Shoe Sales
      Featured in Ripley's Believe It or Not!Shoppers once stuck their feet in a radiation-emitting box to make sure their new shoes fit.Source: How X-Ray Machines Made Glowing Shoe Sales
      - 3 days ago 22 Jan 20, 12:00pm -
    • Are Drones The Answer To Saving The Whales?
      Featured in Ripley's Believe It or Not!Ships often don’t know what kind of creatures lurk beneath the water until they accidentally run into them.Source: Are Drones The Answer To Saving The Whales?
      - 5 days ago 20 Jan 20, 12:00pm -
    • The Gallon Challenge: Know Before You Blow Chunks
      Featured in Ripley's Believe It or Not!This viral internet challenge packs a deadly punch. Source: The Gallon Challenge: Know Before You Blow Chunks
      - 5 days ago 20 Jan 20, 12:00pm -
    • Podcast For Dogs Launches To Keep Your Pet Calm While You’re Away
      Featured in Ripley's Believe It or Not!Would you play a podcast for your pooch?Source: Podcast For Dogs Launches To Keep Your Pet Calm While You’re Away
      - 7 days ago 17 Jan 20, 7:21pm -
    • The Controversial Origins Of The Pythagorean Theorem
      Featured in Ripley's Believe It or Not!Was Pythagoras a mathematical genius or the king of numerical hype?Source: The Controversial Origins Of The Pythagorean Theorem
      - 9 days ago 16 Jan 20, 12:21pm -
    • The Most Exclusive Club That You Won’t Want To Join
      Featured in Ripley's Believe It or Not! Is there a connection between artists and premature deaths—especially at age 27?Source: The Most Exclusive Club That You Won’t Want To Join
      - 9 days ago 16 Jan 20, 12:00pm -
    • A Piece Of The First Trans-Atlantic Telegraph Cable
      Featured in Ripley's Believe It or Not!Messages could take up to 16 hours to send (though this was still much faster than ships).Source: A Piece Of The First Trans-Atlantic Telegraph Cable
      - 9 days ago 15 Jan 20, 5:48pm -
    • Pop Occulture: Pulling Back The Veil On The Oddities Market
      Featured in Ripley's Believe It or Not!Patron: "Do you have any jawbones in there?"Vendor: "Yeah, there should be some jawbones in there. Dig around if you like."Source: Pop Occulture: Pulling Back The Veil On The Oddities Market
      - 10 days ago 15 Jan 20, 12:59pm -

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