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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...