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Breaking News: Erdogan: Turkey hosts "almost a million" of Syrian refugees
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İstanbul :: Turkey | updated 2014-04-24 01:13:18 -0700 | odd-news

The number of Syrian refugees in Turkey is "almost a million" people, announced in the Turkish Parliament Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who promised to maintain the policy of open doors to the displaced. "Are we going to close the...
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Breaking News: A Colombian court orders restitution to Petro as mayor of Bogota
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Bogotá :: Colombia | updated 2014-04-23 05:33:36 -0700 | odd-news

A court today ordered the Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos reinstate Gustavo Petro as mayor of Bogotá within 48 hours in accordance with the precautionary measures granted by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR). The Superior Court of Bogotá...
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Boston :: MA :: USA | updated 2014-04-23 09:12:01 -0700 | odd-news

American Meb Keflezighi of Eritrean origin has been imposed in the Boston Marathon. His victory would have been symbolic just because of becoming the first athlete in U.S. win that race in 31 years. Keflezighi will be history, however, win...
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Breaking News: State failed to imprison convicted armed robber -- for 13 years
Posted by: Herbert Dyer, Jr.

St Louis :: MO :: USA | updated 2014-04-16 15:23:15 -0700 | odd-news

In 1999, Cornealious “Mike” Anderson and another man robbed a St. Louis Burger King manager as he deposited receipts into a night-deposit box. Anderson was arrested after an eyewitness gave police his license plate number, then released on bail pending...
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Breaking News: Master nugget-maker arrested in Spain for drug-laced candy
Posted by: Anne Sewell

Valencia :: Spain | updated 2014-04-23 01:37:16 -0700 | odd-news

A master "turronero," or nougat-maker, was arrested Tuesday by the Spanish National Police, accused of making chocolates, shaped like FC Barcelona's football club crest and containing the main ingredients of both magic mushrooms and marijuana (pictured above). The man was...
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Rome :: Italy | updated 2014-03-24 09:37:04 -0700 | odd-news

The chosen song next contestant for 'The Voice' Italia was 'No one' by Alicia Keys. The song starts playing and participant sings the first stanza when the public stands. Coaches are surprised with the reaction of the public and one...
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Dublin :: Ireland | updated 2014-04-23 22:52:34 -0700 | odd-news

About 1,000 fish, mostly trout, have been found dead in Oona River, which passes through the County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. The mean regional Environment Agency noted that this is due to the "intense" water pollution, due to the effects of...
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Breaking News: English woman gets prison sentence for trolling herself on Facebook
Posted by: Robert Myles

Truro :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-02-07 08:11:56 -0800 | odd-news

In what’s believed to be the first case of its kind, a UK woman has been jailed for 20 months for self-trolling after bombarding her own Facebook account with abusive posts. Michelle Chapman’s father remarried and, after the 24-year-old fell...
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Breaking News: NASA acknowledges strange light on Mars
Posted by: Nathan Salant

Pasadena :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-04-09 11:06:03 -0700 | odd-news

NASA acknowledged for the first time Tuesday that a camera on one of its Mars rovers captured an image of what could be artificial light emanating from the planet’s surface. The image, noticed initially by a space blogger, has caused...
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Breaking News: Elephant destroys house, then rescues baby from rubble
Posted by: Anne Sewell

Kolkata :: India | updated 2014-03-16 08:58:59 -0700 | odd-news

An amazing story has come out of India of an elephant that was on a rampage through a village. Reportedly the elephant virtually destroyed a house, but then heard a baby crying. The male elephant then did a complete about-face...
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Breaking News: Ohio man sentenced to hold 'I am a bully' sign in public
Posted by: Anne Sewell

South Euclid :: OH :: USA | updated 2014-04-14 23:25:34 -0700 | odd-news

A judge in Ohio has found a new way to punish bullies. She sentenced 62-year-old Edmond Aviv of South Euclid to stand for hours on a street corner Sunday, holding a sign declaring to the world that he is a...
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Breaking News: Inconsiderate parents ruin more than vacations
Posted by: Chelsea Hoffman SelectMedia

Las Vegas :: NV :: USA | updated 2014-03-07 21:18:36 -0800 | odd-news

Opinion Common courtesy and consideration for others are two-way-streets, but good luck telling that to some parents (and their defensive family members). A note written by a perturbed resort guest has gone viral thanks to a dad-run "mommy blog" called...
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Breaking News: 'Big Bird' runs amok in English countryside (Video)
Posted by: Anne Sewell

Stevenage :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-04-20 08:33:30 -0700 | odd-news

It happened near the little village of Nuthampstead, close to Stevenage in Herts, UK on Thursday. A retired geography teacher was out enjoying a cycle ride in the English countryside when he spotted a huge bird, about the size of...
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Breaking News: Washington lobbyist wants Congress to make NFL ban gay players
Posted by: Punditty SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-02-28 13:08:29 -0800 | odd-news

According to Washington lobbyist Jack Burkman, the National Football League should not have to endure the immorality of a gay man and a straight man showering next to one another. He feels so strongly about this, The Hill reported Monday,...
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Sydney :: Australia | updated 2014-04-23 15:48:48 -0700 | odd-news

Autonomous underwater vehicle tracks that bottom of the Indian Ocean in search of the missing aircraft Malaysia, close to completing 50 % of the region where it is supposed to be finished combing mission aircraft Sunday to inform the authorities...
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