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(2001) Hamiltons Face Fresh Sexual Deviance Charge

United Nations President Kofi Annan issued a plea for calm today amid claims that disgraced former Tory MP Neil Hamilton and his wife Christine sexually assaulted the island of Tonganoma during an official government visit in 1993.

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(2010) CSI, Stargate, Fringe - Ratings Punch-Up On Cards

Funny story: (2010) CSI, Stargate, Fringe - Ratings Punch-Up On Cards

TV insiders are gearing up for a new ratings war as Sky1 goes up against Channel 5 on Tuesday nights. C5's popular CSI:Miami and CSI:New York will tonight find themselves in direct competition with two sci-fi blockbusters - the second series of S...

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(2004) CBS Publishes Yet Another Bogus Document

Funny story: (2004) CBS Publishes Yet Another Bogus Document

NEW YORK -- For CBS News president Andrew Heyward, the past few hours have been all too familiar. No sooner had he walked off the elevator after his lunch, he was bombarded by a group of junior executives informing him of the organization publishing...

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(2016) Bernie Sanders Kills It On Colbert with His Deadpan "Endorsement" of Hillary Clinton

Funny story: (2016) Bernie Sanders Kills It On Colbert with His Deadpan "Endorsement" of Hillary Clinton

In a rare foray into entertainment media, Bernie Sanders brought down the house on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert with his deadpan "endorsement" of former political rival Hillary Clinton in her campaign for the presidency. "Hillary Clinton wil...

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(2003) Police Academy Star Runs for Presidency

Funny story: (2003) Police Academy Star Runs for Presidency

That Guy Who Made Sound Effects, star of seven ‘Police Academy' films is 15% ahead in the polls in the Presidential election campaign.

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(2008) Treasury now wants to bail out foreign banks!

Funny story: (2008) Treasury now wants to bail out foreign banks!

There has been a 21st century epiphanenomenal revelation by President Bush and Congress that the pocket of the American taxpayer is bottomless - almost even, some are whispering, as limitless in available cash as Oprah - even after a wild Saturday ni...

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(2010) Baroness Warsi, you were elected by, oh that's right you were not

Funny story: (2010) Baroness Warsi, you were elected by, oh that's right you were not

Baroness, "not wishy washy but bossy", alleges that 3 Labour MP's were elected because of electoral fraud. The Baroness, has not however, substantiated the allegations with real evidence. Strangely, she cancelled an appearance on Question Time, be...

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(2009) Letterman Weighs in on Charges of Sexual Impropriety

Funny story: (2009) Letterman Weighs in on Charges of Sexual Impropriety

INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA - David Letterman chose the Arby's on SW 41st Avenue in the city of his birth to reflect to a hastily-gathered, exclusive group of reporters about the charges of sexual impropriety that have recently plagued him. Smells of th...

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(2008) Date for "Rich Aid" concert announced as Britain's richest suffer credit crunch

Funny story: (2008) Date for "Rich Aid" concert announced as Britain's richest suffer credit crunch

Sir Bob Geldolf has come to the rescue of Britain's wealthiest men as the credit crunch begins to affect their billions of pounds. "Rich Aid" is being held in the Dog and Duck pub in Islington and will be beamed live around the world next week to...

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(2007) Africa Tired of Creating Hurricanes

Funny story: (2007) Africa Tired of Creating Hurricanes

Saheel, Africa (IP) - The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reports that next year there may be a lack of hurricanes due to social pressures in Africa.

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(2010) Nobel Winners Embarrassed: Can't Find Example Of Winning Material

Funny story: (2010) Nobel Winners Embarrassed: Can't Find Example Of Winning Material

Physics Nobel Prize Winners Andrei Geim and Konstantin Novoselov have lost the very thing that won them the accolade. Geim and Konstantin are the inventors of graphene - a flat sheet of carbon just one atom thick. It is extremely strong and is a g...

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(2012) Sparks and Mensa launch their Health and Safety fashion range

Funny story: (2012) Sparks and Mensa launch their Health and Safety fashion range

Sparks and Mensa, the high street department store for the fashion conscious and intelligent, has announced the launch of it's new range of Health and Safety clothing. "Hi-viz jackets are useful," said range designer, Wok Gann. "What they're not i...

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(2009) Michael Jackson Zombie Plot Foiled?

Funny story: (2009) Michael Jackson Zombie Plot Foiled?

Recently a team of scientists came to the conclusion that while the earth might survive a vampire attack, it could not survive a zombie attack. Not understanding the reasoning behind such a study, most have concluded that these men and women have...

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(2012) Lady Gaga's NYC eatery designated 'A Gagger' by city health officials

Funny story: (2012) Lady Gaga's NYC eatery designated 'A Gagger' by city health officials

NEW YORK CITY (ABSNN) - City Health Inspectors rated the restaurant owned by Lady Gaga "at below 'C' level for 42 critical sanitation violations." The very best rating is "A." The report was released today and was actually a re-inspection of...

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(2007) Football Game Becomes Riot Scene

Funny story: (2007) Football Game Becomes Riot Scene

Miami, Florida (IP) - A football game between the New York Jets and the Miami Dolphins turned into an all out riot Sunday which ended only when the National Guard was called in by Governor Crist.

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(2007) Sen. Larry Craig to remain in office for his term; wastes no time introducing bill retroactively legalizing bathroom sex at Int'l airports

Funny story: (2007) Sen. Larry Craig to remain in office for his term; wastes no time introducing bill retroactively legalizing bathroom sex at Int'l airports

Washington, D.C. - After promising to resign once it was disclosed he was arrested and pleaded guilty for soliciting sex in a public restroom from an undercover policemen at an international airport, Sen. Larry Craig (Rep.) announced today he would s...

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(2011) Did two computer nerds invent Britney Spears in a science experiment?

Funny story: (2011) Did two computer nerds invent Britney Spears in a science experiment?

Britney Spears, Lady Gaga, LeAnn Rimes and many other leading pop artists are all the creation of two computer support technicians from Pittsburg, it was claimed today. In an exclusive interview in Melody Maker, Dwayne Poindexter and Dwight P. La...

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(2001) Foot And Mouth Crisis Thickens

Funny story: (2001) Foot And Mouth Crisis Thickens

Cumbria farmer Arthur Sidebottom today shocked the agricultural community by suggesting radical reforms as the county's farmers prepare to restock their farms following the foot-and-mouth crisis.

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(2012) Red Sox announce radical replacement for Bobby V

Funny story: (2012) Red Sox announce radical replacement for Bobby V

Boston Red Sox and Liverpool FC owner John Henry today announced that the Boston Red Sox were teaming up with scientists from the University of Liverpool to clone George Herman 'Babe' Ruth to replace Bobby Valentine who was fired after the Sox failed...

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(2001) NHS - Government Resolute On Overseas Treatment

Funny story: (2001) NHS - Government Resolute On Overseas Treatment

Prime Minister Tony Blair today defended his government's apparent U-turn on allowing NHS patients to be treated abroad. "We are a pan European community," said Mr Blair. "Why shouldn't patients be treated in Germany or Franc...

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(2007) O'Brien Arc desperation tactics as Zambezi Sun shines

Funny story: (2007) O'Brien Arc desperation tactics as Zambezi Sun shines

Ballydoyle - (Disaster Mess): Trainer Aidan O'Brien is in desperation overload to win Sunday's Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe and is saddling four contenders for the Longhamps showdown amid a wall of money coming in to back local hero Zambezi...

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(2009) Detroit Lions' Only Fan Calls It Quits After Sunday's Crushing Defeat

Funny story: (2009) Detroit Lions' Only Fan Calls It Quits After Sunday's Crushing Defeat

DETROIT, MICHIGAN - When the Detroit Lions had their first win in nearly two years - a 19-14 defeat of the Washington Redskins on September 27 - Harry Havisham was there to rejoice in the moment. In fact, he was the only fan in Ford Field that day,...

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Inspector General’s Report Is Out

Much like a school report card, the Inspector General’s report is out and James Comey received an F for failure. Who’ve guess? Because he gave the world Donald Trump, he should have received a Z.
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