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Thanks Twitter: Fakesters pose as jackpot winner Shane Missler

Thanks Twitter: Fakesters pose as jackpot winner Shane Missler

Jackpot winner and Florida man Shane Missler wants to leave behind a legacy with his winnings.But he won’t be doing that by doling out cash to Twitter followers.PREVIOUS COVERAGE: Florida man, 20, claims $450M Mega Millions jackpotAn account cunningl...
Published: 01/16/18
Even the eyelashes freeze: Russia sees minus 88.6 degrees F

Even the eyelashes freeze: Russia sees minus 88.6 degrees F

Temperatures in the remote Russian region of Yakutia have dropped to near record lows, plunging to minus 67 degrees Celsius ( minus 88.6 degrees Fahrenheit) in some areas
Published: 01/16/18

Massachusetts police arrest man for stealing manhole covers

Massachusetts police arrest a man who they say stole seven manhole covers and put traffic cones in their place
Published: 01/16/18
German linguists: 'Alternative facts' the non-word of 2017

German linguists: 'Alternative facts' the non-word of 2017

German linguists have declared the phrase "alternative facts" _ popularized by White House aide Kellyanne Conway _ the non-word of 2017
Published: 01/16/18

2 men hit each other in consecutive accidents in Germany

Police in the eastern city of Dresden say two men suffered minor injuries after backing in to one another in two consecutive accidents
Published: 01/16/18
Wallaby hops across Sydney Harbor Bridge, captured uninjured

Wallaby hops across Sydney Harbor Bridge, captured uninjured

A wayward wallaby disrupted downtown traffic by bounding across the Sydney Harbor Bridge with police in pursuit
Published: 01/16/18
Shiver me timbers! New signs pirates liked booty _ and books

Shiver me timbers! New signs pirates liked booty _ and books

Dead men tell no tales, but there's new evidence somebody aboard the pirate Blackbeard's flagship harbored books among the booty
Published: 01/16/18
Arizona police arrest 80-year-old man in armed bank robbery

Arizona police arrest 80-year-old man in armed bank robbery

Police in Tucson have arrested an 80-year-old man they say robbed a credit union at gunpoint
Published: 01/15/18
Ritz Carlton, a luxury Saudi prison, takes Feb. 14 bookings

Ritz Carlton, a luxury Saudi prison, takes Feb. 14 bookings

Ritz Carlton in Riyadh, which has served as luxury Saudi prison, now accepting Valentine's Day bookings
Published: 01/15/18
Referee rage: Official lashes out at player in French game

Referee rage: Official lashes out at player in French game

French official Tony Chapron kicked out in retribution at Nantes defender Diego Carlos during a league game on Sunday, and then promptly showed Carlos a red card
Published: 01/15/18