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‘John Wayne Day’ in Texas honors actor’s 108th birthday

FILE - This 1978 file photo shows actor John Wayne. Wearing a brown plaid coat worn by Wayne in 1945's "Flame of Barbary Coast," Republican Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick has declared a day in honor of the quintessential screen cowboy as he presided over the Senate Tuesday, May 26, 2015. He declared it John Wayne Day in Texas to mark the Hollywood legend's 108th birthday and named the actor an honorary Texan. (AP Photo, File)AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Wearing a brown plaid coat worn by John Wayne in 1945's "Flame of Barbary Coast," Republican Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick has declared a day in honor of the quintessential screen cowboy.

Posted on 26 May 2015 | 11:12 pm

Danish radio station defends killing baby rabbit live on air

A Danish radio station is defending a show during which the host killed a baby rabbit by hitting it with a bicycle pump, live on the air, saying it was intended to show the hypocrisy of animal lovers. The host, Asger Juhl, killed the baby rabbit, called Allan, “according to careful instructions by a professional animal caretaker from a Danish zoo”, station 24/7 said on Tuesday. Euw! THEY should have a bicycle pump in their faces,” Facebook user Melissa Rod wrote of the radio show.

Posted on 26 May 2015 | 8:16 pm

Bones found in California belong to Swedish girl missing 30 years

(Reuters) – Bones found in the Northern California foothills have been identified as belonging to a Swedish exchange student who went missing more than 33 years ago, prompting police investigators to reopen the case, a newspaper reported on Tuesday. The remains, consisting of only seven bones, were discovered in Fremont, California, in 2010 and in November were matched to 21-year-old Elisabeth Martinsson, the Marin Independent Journal reported on its website. Martinsson, of Uddevalla, Sweden, had been staying as an exchange student with a family in Greenbrae, across the San Francisco Bay from Fremont, when she was reported missing on Jan. 17, 1982.

Posted on 26 May 2015 | 6:55 pm

Ohio man posts message on his SUV: ‘Got kidney? I need 1′

This April 27, 2015 photo shows Neal Raisman and wife Aileen posing for a photo in front of their SUV outside of the Fresenius Medical Care Campus Kidney Center in Columbus, Ohio. The Ohio man in need of a kidney donor is taking his search on the road in unusual fashion, with bright yellow letters taped to the rear window of his vehicle. (Doral Chenoweth III/Columbus Dispatch via AP) MANDATORY CREDITCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man in need of a kidney donor is taking his search on the road in unusual fashion, with bright yellow letters taped to the rear window of his SUV.

Posted on 26 May 2015 | 6:34 pm

Oh, brother: Twins charged with hurling bricks at each other

ORANGE CITY, Fla. (AP) — What are a few bricks between brothers?

Posted on 26 May 2015 | 5:39 pm

Illinois couple welcomes their 100th grandchild

QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — A western Illinois couple recently celebrated the birth of their 100th grandchild.

Posted on 26 May 2015 | 5:31 pm

3 burglars share tips of trade in crime prevention video

This combination of booking photos provided by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction shows: Adam Taylor, left, Joel David Hamlin, center, and William Coffman. The Columbus Police Department recruited the inmates with the help of the state prisons agency to produce an educational YouTube video for the public in which the offenders shared their how-to tips on how to prevent burglaries. (Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction via AP)COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police looking to educate the public about ways to prevent break-ins turned to the experts — a trio of convicted burglars.

Posted on 26 May 2015 | 4:13 pm

Townsend lets cat out of the bag, why hotels are best

Tennis: BNP Paribas Open-Townsend vs StosurAmerican player Taylor Townsend, when deciding whether to stay in a cramped Parisian hotel or rent a private apartment during Roland Garros, opted for the former. Past experience helped make up her mind. "You guys are going to laugh at this," Townsend, beaten 6-3 6-4 by Czech Tereza Smitkova in the first round on Tuesday, told reporters.

Posted on 26 May 2015 | 2:20 pm

Roller coaster fan notches 5,000th ride on historic coaster

WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. (AP) — An 82-year-old fan of a historic Pennsylvania roller coaster celebrated his 5,000th ride on it over the holiday weekend — sitting for more than eight hours straight and logging 95 spins around the wooden ride in a single day.

Posted on 26 May 2015 | 1:14 am

A head scratcher: 9 brains found next to train tracks

GOUVERNEUR, N.Y. (AP) — Nine brains were found along a street in a northern New York village, but authorities say there’s nothing to fear.

Posted on 24 May 2015 | 4:34 pm

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Bizarre footage shows naked man screaming and jumping on passing cars in middle of motorway

The naked man is shown standing next to his car and throwing some of his clothes at one vehicle before leaping on another one

Posted on 26 May 2015 | 10:45 pm

Amazing video shows nerve-wracking moment driver uses rickety wooden planks as ‘bridge’ to board ferry

Stunned onlookers cheer and screech as the large vehicle inches its way onto the vessel

Posted on 26 May 2015 | 9:55 pm

Lawyer offers 50 cows, 70 sheep and 30 goats to marry President Obama’s daughter

Kenyan Felix Kiprono said Malia would learn how to milk a cow and cook

Posted on 26 May 2015 | 9:40 pm

Watch skin-crawling moment man pops blister on his own EYEBALL

The eye-watering clip has gone viral and been watched by thousands of people on YouTube

Posted on 26 May 2015 | 7:50 pm

Watch ‘easy rider’ dog spotted riding a motorbike at 70mph

The bizarre scene was seen by a driver who filmed the pet fastened to the back of a biker as she raced through traffic at 70mph

Posted on 26 May 2015 | 5:17 pm

It’s a marryoke! Bride and groom swap first dance for hilarious 5ive sing-a-long

It’s the latest internet craze to take over weddings all over the country as newlyweds swap a slow dance for a high tempo group performance

Posted on 26 May 2015 | 3:52 pm

Watch two bears do battle over a pile of rubbish in hilarious ‘turf war’

Both animals were refusing to back down as they circled around the half-emptied wheelie bin

Posted on 26 May 2015 | 3:48 pm

Shocking moment ‘husband’s mistress attacked after wife’s family discover affair’

The viral footage claims to capture the moment the man’s girlfriend was discovered by members of his wife’s family

Posted on 26 May 2015 | 3:46 pm

‘Fitted kitchen, dining area and en-suite bed’: Tiny flat’s £460-a-month price tag sparks anger

The rent of the Dublin property has been reduced to £354 after a barrage of complaints

Posted on 26 May 2015 | 3:11 pm

World’s longest planking record smashed by fitness instructor who reveals his secret to success

It’s a tough muscle exercise at the best of times – but this man really put his abs to the test after holding the gruelling position for hours

Posted on 26 May 2015 | 3:00 pm



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