Motorists of the world take heart: even popes get flat tires

LIMA (Reuters) – Pope Francis may have divine inspiration but not divine inflation: on Friday he suffered what millions of ordinary people have to deal with — a flat tire. Reuters: Oddly Enough  More...

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By admin On Friday, January 19th, 2018
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Pope stops popemobile to comfort fallen horseback policewoman

IQUIQUE, Chile (Reuters) – Pope Francis ordered his popemobile to stop on Thursday after a mounted Chilean policewoman was thrown off her frightened horse, which had reared up as the pontiff passed by.  More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
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Alien sightings are no excuse for filing your tax return late

LONDON (Reuters) – As Britain’s deadline for annual tax returns looms, revenue authorities have warned they will be keeping a sharp lookout for any mention of aliens. Reuters: Oddly Enough  More...

By admin On Monday, January 15th, 2018
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Russian man rams armored personnel carrier into shop, steals wine

MOSCOW (Reuters) – A man rammed an armored personnel carrier into a shop window before climbing through the rubble to steal a bottle of wine in a town in northern Russia on Wednesday morning, according to More...

By admin On Saturday, January 13th, 2018
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Brief power outage darkens CES tech, electronics show

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – The digital economy’s big annual trade show, CES, suffered a brief, disruptive plunge into darkness on Wednesday because of a power outage the show’s organizers blamed on More...

By admin On Thursday, January 11th, 2018
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French police stop drunk driver, 73, after 17 spins round roundabout

PARIS (Reuters) – A Frenchman who drank excessive amounts of alcohol and then drove 17 times round a roundabout said he had not heard the sirens when police finally brought him to a halt. Reuters: Oddly More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 26th, 2017
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Estonian police send ‘black’ Christmas cards to driving offenders

TALLINN (Reuters) – Estonian police have sent 700 Christmas cards to the Baltic country’s worst drivers, hoping that pictures of car crashes and road accident statistics will get repeat offenders to More...

By admin On Sunday, December 24th, 2017
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Swedish roofs can handle Santa’s sleigh – if he’s careful

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Sweden’s houses should be able to cope when Santa and his sleigh land on their snowy roofs this Christmas – as long as he doesn’t try to deliver too many presents in More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 20th, 2017
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London cafe unveils the ‘selfieccino’ – self portraits in froth

LONDON (Reuters) – A cafe in London is taking barista art to a new level by giving customers the chance to sip on their own self-portraits. Reuters: Oddly Enough  More...

By admin On Monday, December 18th, 2017
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Does Pentagon still have a UFO program? The answer is a bit mysterious

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Pentagon acknowledged on Saturday that its long-secret UFO investigation program ended in 2012, when U.S. defense officials shifted attention and funding to other priorities.  More...