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White House McClellan critique hits nail on head

Funny story: White House McClellan critique hits nail on head

George W. Bush's staff was quick to respond to the upcoming publication of "What Happened: Inside the Bush White House and Washington's Culture of Deception", a memoir by former White House press secretary Scott McC...

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The End: Mills milks McCartney for £24 million

Funny story: The End: Mills milks McCartney for £24 million

It was a long and winding road, but the Heather Mills-Paul McCartney divorce is finally final. She's a woman and she's leaving home. So how come? Another girl? Some other guy? It looks like a case of "she said, she said.

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Prince Harry conspiracy and blackout more complex than we thought

Funny story: Prince Harry conspiracy and blackout more complex than we thought

Apparently applying the adage "Any publicity is good publicity, especially if your magazine's name is transcendentally insipid," the Australian women's weekly New Idea defied an officially-requested news em...

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Paris Hilton dogs Paris Hilton with lawsuit

Funny story: Paris Hilton dogs Paris Hilton with lawsuit

In a development that is sure to rivet the attention of celebrity tabloid readers around the world for several seconds until they realize what it's actually about, the Hilton International Hotel and Convention Center in Paris, Fr...

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McCain rejects Abba's greatest hit as theme song

Funny story: McCain rejects Abba's greatest hit as theme song

Senator John McCain has rejected a plan to use Abba's 1977 hit "Take a Chance on Me" as the theme song for his presidential campaign, citing licensing difficulties.

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Dog that ate CIA videos punished with "extreme techniques"

Funny story: Dog that ate CIA videos punished with "extreme techniques"

The CIA has announced that Cerberus, the guard dog at the organization's archives unit in Langley, Virginia who ate the videos of terror suspect interrogations, has been punished and "will probably not destroy any more really important recor...

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Homo erectus - Homo habilis fossil finds indicate that two species of early man lived side by side, didn't get along

Funny story: Homo erectus - Homo habilis fossil finds indicate that two species of early man lived side by side, didn't get along

Hominid fossils discovered in Eastern Africa last week have shed new light on the origins of man and altered the way anthropologists perceive the timeline of human evolution.

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Live Earth sparks lively dispute

Funny story: Live Earth sparks lively dispute

An estimated 1.8 billion people attended or watched broadcasts of pop concerts in more than 500 venues around the world on July 6 as part of "Live Earth", a global music marathon organized by former US vice president Al Gor...

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Wolfowitz and Gonzales comment on job swap

After their first days on the job in each other's former posts, US Attorney General Paul Wolfowitz and World Bank President Alberto Gonzales held a joint press conference to comment on the transition.

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Cancer link with Catholic faith?

Dangerous Dioxin Levels Found in L.A. Communion Wafers...

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Cigarette recall triggered by discovery of healthful substance

Funny story: Cigarette recall triggered by discovery of healthful substance

Trace amounts of retinol, or vitamin A, a substance that improves eyesight, skin quality and general health in humans, were found in several production lots of filter cigarettes at the Rigget & Lyers tobacco plant in Coughlin, North Carolina.

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Congress adopts legislation on talent-to-looks ratio in recording industry

Funny story: Congress adopts legislation on talent-to-looks ratio in recording industry

The United States Congress has followed the lead of the Executive Council of the European Union in passing strongly-worded legislation that makes it a crime for record producers to sign contracts with singers based on decisions in which physical appe...

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Series of explosions in Iraq obliterates entire country

Funny story: Series of explosions in Iraq obliterates entire country

The country formerly known as Iraq has literally been "blown off the map" in a chain of explosions that has eradicated the nation's entire landmass, leaving nothing but a gaping hole that is rapidly filling up with seawater.

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Plans Revealed for World's Largest Casino in Las Vegas

Funny story: Plans Revealed for World's Largest Casino in Las Vegas

Balmy Resorts Inc. has announced plans to build the world's biggest ever casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The corporation has purchased a 500-acre tract of land at the end of the Strip and will soon begin construction of a "four billion dollar g...

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Released British sailors spark rhetoric war with Iran

Funny story: Released British sailors spark rhetoric war with Iran

Upon the release by Tehran last Thursday of 15 UK armed forces personnel held captive for 13 days for allegedly violating Iran's territorial waters, a spokesperson for the British government claimed that their "confessions" broadcast on...

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2008 Olympics in Beijing to include new sport

Funny story: 2008 Olympics in Beijing to include new sport

The International Olympic Committee announced on Thursday that a new event called the Centathlon will be included in the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing, China.

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Britney Spears shaken but unhurt after failed suicide bomber attack

Funny story: Britney Spears shaken but unhurt after failed suicide bomber attack

The tortuous melodrama that has become the life of pop icon Britney Spears took an even more bizarre turn on Thursday when the beleaguered singer emerged from a California psychiatric hospital and was immediately targeted by a suicide bomber.

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No More Discrimination for Race, Sex, Religion... or Personality

Funny story: No More Discrimination for Race, Sex, Religion... or Personality

The California legislature has passed a new law making it illegal for any employer, educational institution or landlord operating within its borders to "discriminate against any citizen on the basis of race, sex, age, religion, sexual orientatio...

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Philadelphia Eagles Only Need 2-Passenger Corvette For Official White House Visit After Winning Super Bowl Team

The delegation was the team coach who lost the coin toss and the team driver. The rest boycotted.
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