Trump"s half-cocked and loaded tweet draws barrage of reaction

U.S. President Donald Trump, whose Twitter malaprops often set off a deluge of social media criticism, was targeted on Friday for a linguistic misfire involving the phrase "locked and loaded.".....»»

weird[Via: reuters]Jun 21st, 2019Related News

Bar scales back "free shot per goal" promotion after U.S. 13-0 win

A Miami bar that offered customers "free shots" for every goal scored by the United States at the Women's World Cup has scaled back its offer in the wake of the team's record-breaking 13-0 thrashing of Thailand this week......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Jun 13th, 2019Related News

Fowl ref! Scotland bring out the rubber chickens at World Cup

Scotland's hopes of reaching the last 16 at their maiden women's World Cup were dented by defeat to England in their opener but they have responded by bringing out their secret weapon for their next game against Japan - rubber chickens......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Jun 13th, 2019Related News

Unlucky 13 for Miami bar that offered free shots for U.S. goals

Customers at a bar in Miami had more reason than most to celebrate as the United States women's soccer team went on a record scoring rampage against Thailand at the World Cup on Tuesday......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Jun 12th, 2019Related News

Polish activists try to save cows condemned to death

A herd of about 180 free-roaming cows in Poland must be slaughtered, authorities have ruled, to the dismay of activists fighting to save them as a cause celebre for animal rights......»»

weird[Via: reuters]May 28th, 2019Related News

Duvets discarded, cushions thrown at Japan"s Pillow Fighting Championship

The Japanese may be known for their neatness, particularly when it comes to making their bed in the morning, but all social norms went out the window on Saturday during qualifying for the All-Japan Pillow Fighting Championships in Shizuoka Prefecture.....»»

weird[Via: reuters]May 25th, 2019Related News

Cambodia"s royal oxen predict plentiful rice harvest amid EU tariffs

Cambodia's royal oxen predicted a plentiful harvest of rice, the country's biggest crop, at an ancient plowing ceremony on Wednesday......»»

weird[Via: reuters]May 22nd, 2019Related News

Belgian monks resurrect brewery after two century break

Belgian monks at the Grimbergen abbey are on the verge of brewing beer again after a break of more than 200 years......»»

weird[Via: reuters]May 21st, 2019Related News

Polish sextuplets surprise parents and doctors expecting five

Poland's first sextuplets on record, two boys and four girls, were born in the southern city of Krakow on Monday to the surprise of parents and doctors who had expected five babies......»»

weird[Via: reuters]May 21st, 2019Related News

Eiffel Tower climber in custody after daring ascent

Rescuers successfully talked down a man who scaled the upper heights of the Eiffel Tower on Monday, forcing the monument's evacuation, and handed him over to police......»»

weird[Via: reuters]May 20th, 2019Related News

Rescuers try to talk down Eiffel Tower climber

Rescuers were trying to talk down a man who scaled the Eiffel Tower on Monday and forced the monument's evacuation......»»

weird[Via: reuters]May 20th, 2019Related News

Eiffel Tower evacuated after climber scales monument

The Eiffel Tower was evacuated and surrounding streets locked down on Monday after a man was spotted scaling the upper heights of the monument in the heart of the French capital, Paris Police and the tower's operator said......»»

weird[Via: reuters]May 20th, 2019Related News

Raven chicks in the Tower ward off prophecy of doom for Brexit Britain

Britain's political establishment is in chaos over Brexit and Prime Minister Theresa May's days in office are numbered but the kingdom and the Tower of London appear safe from legendary doom after the birth of four raven chicks at the famous fortress.....»»

weird[Via: reuters]May 17th, 2019Related News

Take or pay: Belgian ex-king faces paternity fines

A Belgian court has ordered the country's former king to pay 5,000 euros ($5,600) a day until he takes a DNA paternity test to resolve a long-running case brought by a woman who says she is his daughter......»»

weird[Via: reuters]May 16th, 2019Related News

Stop bugging him: Philippine leader brushes off finger-sized pest

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte seemed unfazed when a finger-sized cockroach scrambled onto his shoulder as he spoke at a campaign rally on Wednesday night......»»

weird[Via: reuters]May 9th, 2019Related News

Australia"s central bank takes "responsibilty" for note typo

Millions of A$50 ($35) banknotes in Australia have an embarrassing typographical error that was overlooked by the country's central bank before they were printed and circulated......»»

weird[Via: reuters]May 9th, 2019Related News

Tanzania plans cable car for Mount Kilimanjaro

Tanzania wants to boost tourist numbers by putting a cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s tallest mountain, and is in talks about the project with a Chinese and a Western company......»»

weird[Via: reuters]May 7th, 2019Related News

Romania"s witches harness the powers of the web

"Repeat after me! To be together with who I want," a family of Romanian witches chant via a video call to a client in India paying for a love spell. .....»»

weird[Via: reuters]May 1st, 2019Related News

Beast from the east: Indian soldiers reckon they"ve found Yeti footprints

Mountaineers from the Indian army on a expedition in Nepal have found mysterious large footprints in the snow that they think belong to the Yeti, or the abominable snowman, the military said on Tuesday......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Apr 30th, 2019Related News

Beast from the east: Indian mountaineers reckon they"ve found Yeti footprints

Mountaineers from the Indian army on a expedition in Nepal have found mysterious large footprints in the snow that they think belong to the Yeti, or the abominable snowman, the military said on Tuesday......»»

weird[Via: reuters]Apr 30th, 2019Related News