Baboons go on the run after jumping Paris zoo enclosure

PARIS (Reuters) – Several baboons escaped from their enclosure at a zoo in Paris on Friday, prompting evacuation of the premises while police hunted for the missing monkeys. Reuters: Oddly Enough  More...

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By admin On Friday, January 26th, 2018
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New Orleans pulls 46 tons of Mardi Gras beads from storm drains

(Reuters) – The colorful beaded necklaces that are a signature of New Orleans’ annual Mardi Gras celebration have left the city known as “The Big Easy” with a big mess. Reuters: Oddly More...

By admin On Thursday, January 25th, 2018
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Scientists reconstruct face of 9,000 year-old Greek teenager

ATHENS (Reuters) – The last time anyone looked on Dawn’s face was 9,000 years ago. Reuters: Oddly Enough  More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018
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Pope defends in-flight wedding from conservative headwinds

ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (Reuters) – Pope Francis on Sunday defended his decision to marry a couple aboard a plane in Chile last week, responding to criticism by conservatives that it flew in the face of Church More...

By admin On Sunday, January 21st, 2018
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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...

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...