NEW YORK, NY – Merrill Lynch’s CEO John Thain is leaving the firm, amid furor over his purchase of a yeti skin rug with company funds.
PARIS – Former French president Jacques Chirac was rushed to the hospital this week after being attacked by his white Maltese poodle, Sumo.
LEXINGTON, KY – Despite repeated comparisons, Abraham Lincoln was more different from Barack Obama than you ever could have imagined.
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SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – Australia has been advertising a coveted island caretaker position, but applicants don’t know about one very important job responsibility.
CALIFON, NJ – In the wake of a recent successful auction, one middle-aged virgin wants to be the first man to sell his first time!
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LOS ANGELES, CA – Academy Award-nominated actress Barbara Hershey has been accused of practicing witchcraft, and she is not taking it lying down.
CONCORD, NH – A gay bishop has been selected to give the first invocation of President-Elect Barack Obama’s inauguration, and he is going to do it loudly and proudly!
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