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Reports: Kim Jong-Un requiring all North Korean men to have his haircut

Reports: Kim Jong-Un requiring all North Korean men to have his haircut

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Reports out of North Korea suggest Kim Jong-Un is exercising his authority on his people’s head, particularly their hair. The BBC reports North Korean men are now being required to have Kim’s signature hair style. Somewhat similar to his father’s… [Read More]
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Wal-Mart recalls 174,000 dolls because of burn danger

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Wal-Mart is recalling tens of thousands of dolls sold in its stores over the past two years after receiving reports that the dolls can overheat and potentially cause burns or blisters. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the retail giant is offering refunds on My Sweet Love and My Sweet Baby Cuddle Care […] [Read More]
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Marshmallow Peeps available year-round

Marshmallow Peeps available year-round

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Peeps aren’t just for Easter anymore. Beginning on May 1, the sugary marshmallow confections will be available year round. “We’re making every day into a holiday,” Peeps’ senior marketing manager of innovation told the food industry site, Foo… [Read More]
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Dad files restraining order against son’s alleged 9-year-old bully

Dad files restraining order against son’s alleged 9-year-old bully

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People are having mixed reactions after a California dad filed a restraining order against a 9-year-old boy who he says assaulted his son at school. Stephen Feuder sought legal help, saying his son was assaulted by a “known school bully” after he t… [Read More]
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Man charged with rape uses ‘good looks’ defense

Man charged with rape uses ‘good looks’ defense

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A Georgia man says he couldn’t possibly have raped a woman at a CVS store. He’s just so good looking. That’s Darrious Mathis’ defense in the second trial of a kidnapping, robbery and rape case out of Cobb County, according to Atlanta’s WSB-TV… [Read More]
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Police warning New Hampshire teens about ‘Assassins’ game

Police warning New Hampshire teens about ‘Assassins’ game

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Nothing is true. Everything is permitted … unless it causes property damage. CBS Boston reports the popular live-action game “Assassins” may lead to possible criminal charges for teens in Merrimack, N.H. The game, also called Gotcha!, involves pl… [Read More]
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CNN’s Don Lemon suggests black hole overtook plane

CNN’s Don Lemon suggests black hole overtook plane

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Possibly one-upping Courtney Love’s bizarre theory on Malaysian Airlines Flight 370′s disappearance, CNN anchor Don Lemon posited this stunning scenario: A micro black hole swallowed the plane in mid-flight. Mary Schiavo, formerly with the U.S. Dep… [Read More]
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NYC cabbie surrenders license after python prank

NYC cabbie surrenders license after python prank

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A now-former taxi driver has turned in his license after he scared his passengers with a live 14-foot Burmese python in the backseat of his cab and recorded their responses. Gothamist reports Jimmy Failla raised quite a stink when he pulled the stunt a… [Read More]
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