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US Senate candidate calls for homeless to be armed with shotguns

A US Senate candidate is campaigning to arm “victimised” homeless people with pump-action shotguns so they can defend themselves against violent crime.<p>Brian Ellison, a Libertarian Party candidate in Michigan hoping to run in November’s midterm election, believes the proposed initiative would help …

Guns

Police fake rich family’s murders to catch son who thought he’d hired a hitman

A 22-year-old man has been tricked by police into thinking that a hitman he hired had killed his family so that he could inherit their …

Crime

Beauty contest crisis as finalist confesses that he’s actually a man

A beauty contest in Kazakhstan was thrown into chaos after one of the finalists revealed he’s actually a man.<p>Ilay Dyagilev, 22, fooled organisers by …

Natural Beauty

Katy Perry’s Left Shark finally speaks out on viral Super Bowl moment: ‘I was just freestyling!’

Mark this day in your calendar folks, as it is a momentous one: the left shark from Katy Perry’s Superbowl halftime show has finally spoken out.<p>The …

Music

British Lord Resigns After Arriving Late to Work in Most British Resignation Ever

Sure, we have stereotypes that say the British are sticklers for protocol, but Michael Bates took that a step further in tendering his resignation to …

Humanzee: A human-chimp hybrid was born in a US lab 100 years ago, claims renowned scientist

Panicked doctors euthanized the baby soon after the experiment, according to the claims.<p>One hundred years ago, a chimpanzee-human hybrid - known as a …

German anti-Muslim politician resigns after converting to Islam

Arthur Wagner from the AfD resigned from his position in Brandenburg's state legislature.<p>The AfD say that "Islam doesn't belong in Germany."<p>A senior …

Fewer MEPs than visitors turn up for Estonian PM

EUobserver counted the number of MEPs in the plenary hall in Strasbourg at several points during the debate with Ratas.<p>At the start of the debate, …

Two heterosexual Irish men marry to avoid inheritance tax on property

Two Irish men have married in Dublin to avoid paying €50,000 in inheritance tax on a house.<p>Best friends Matt Murphy and Michael O’Sullivan are both heterosexual, but decided to get married when they discovered how much tax would have to be paid on the house Murphy, 83, intended to leave in his will …

LGBTQI

Bermuda to become first territory to legalise - and then ban- same-sex marriage in just seven months

The Senate in Bermuda gave final legislative approval on Wednesday to a measure that would end same-sex marriage in the British island territory and allow only domestic partnerships.<p>Senators approved the Domestic Partnership Act by an 8-3 vote. The House of Assembly approved it 24-10 on Friday. It …

LGBTQI

Little girl makes a ‘wall of sorrow’ to guilt-trip her dad into getting a cat…and it works

Here is a lesson in getting what you want.<p>And our master today, is a 13-year-old Texan who shamed her dad into getting a cat with some fantastic …

Old Age

This was Trump’s mindblowing tweet as terrorist bombed New York bus station

Donald Trump tweeted about ‘fake news’ while New York was under attack by an Isis-inspired terrorist.<p>The president wrote about Don Lemon as police …

Donald Trump

What happens to your body if you drink 12 cans of Diet Coke a day, like Donald Trump

Over the weekend, the world raised an eyebrow at the news that Donald Trump somehow chugs down up to 12 cans of Diet Coke A DAY.<p>For most of us, the …

We're building the equivalent of Paris every week. That's a problem.

Why it matters<p>The doubling of buildings over the next 40 years would be like adding the floor area of all of Japan's buildings to the planet every …

Energy Efficiency

Nasa announcement: What we know about the Kepler telescope's mysterious, major breakthrough

Nasa is preparing for a huge announcement from its planet-hunting telescope.<p>It has said only that it will brief the press on Thursday and that the …

Watch: Wild boars cause havoc at school in Japan

Two wild boars appeared at a high school in Kyoto in Japan, with one roaming around the premises and the other taking a dip in the swimming pool.

Swimming Pools

Gavin Williamson and Philip Hammond’s awkward outing

It’s fair to say that (not for the first time in recent months) things are a little bit awkward around the Cabinet table at the moment. The latest bust-up is between Philip Hammond and Gavin Williamson, with the pair falling out after an ally of the Chancellor compared the new defence secretary to …

United Kingdom

'United States of Europe by 2025': German SPD leader names his price for joining Merkel coalition

The man who could be Germany’s vice-chancellor within weeks on Thursday called for the European Union to transform itself into a “United States of Europe”.<p>Martin Schulz, the leader of the German Social Democratic Party (SPD), called for a new federal constitution for the EU by 2025.<p>Hours before his …

Europe

Man filmed stealing £2,500 sex doll called Dorothy

<b>Police are hunting for a man who stole Dorothy – a life-size sex doll worth £2,500 – during a burglary at an adult shop named SexyLand.</b><p>Shocking CCTV …

Crime

Duke Skywalker: Prince William to appear in new Star Wars film with Prince Harry

Princes William and Harry will appear in cameo roles as stormtroopers in the upcoming Star Wars film, it has been revealed.<p>The royals visited the set …

Psychic who foresaw Trump's win reveals predictions for 2018... including revolution in North Korea and Prince Harry's engagement

A psychic who predicted the election of Donald Trump has revealed his expectations for 2018.<p>Craig Hamilton-Parker's list includes a revolution in …

Angela Merkel refuses to set deadline to end Germany's use of coal-fired power

German Chancellor Angela Merkel - a veteran of global efforts to curb climate change - has refused to set a deadline for ending her country's use of …

COP23: Merkel and Macron hail Europe's climate leadership, acknowledge shortcomings

France and Germany's leaders opened the high-level talks at COP23 on Wednesday, calling on other countries to match Europe's climate goals. But with …

Cards Against Humanity buys land at Mexican border in bid to stop Donald Trump building wall

The company behind the popular game Cards Against Humanity says it has bought up a plot of vacant land along the Mexican-American border in a bid to stop Donald Trump building a wall.<p>Known for its promotional stunts, the game company said it was "going to save America" because the "government is …

The Trump Administration Pitched Coal at a Climate Change Conference

The Trump Administration took its pitch for fossil fuels to the heart of international efforts to stem global warming on Monday hosting an event …

Ancient ice sheet melted quicker than we thought - Futurity

The speed with which ice sheets melted in the past may serve as a dire warning about the fate of the Greenland Ice Sheet.

‘Pretty gruesome’: giant coconut crab seen hunting birds

A large, land-dwelling crustacean known as a coconut or robber crab has been seen hunting and killing a seabird, the first time such behaviour has been observed in the species.<p>The phenomenon was witnessed by a researcher, Mark Laidre of Dartmouth College, while he was studying the giant crabs in …

Zoology

Puerto Ricans face rain and floods in wrecked homes still without roofs

Of all the basic necessities still missing for Puerto Ricans more than a month after Hurricane Maria devastated the island, one is almost immediately obvious: the lack of shelter.<p>In neighborhoods across Puerto Rico, particularly outside the capital San Juan, many residents with damaged roofs have …

Caribbean

Japan anger over South Korea's shrimp surprise for Donald Trump

The menu at South Korea’s state banquet for Donald Trump has left a nasty taste in Japan, after the president was served seafood caught off islands at the centre of a long-running territorial dispute between Seoul and Tokyo.<p>Japanese officials have also complained about the decision to invite a …

North Korea

Philippines' Duterte offers to host 'world summit' on human rights | Reuters

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who is facing international criticism for his bloody war on drugs, said his country was willing to host a “world summit” to tackle how nations can protect human rights.<p>Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte speaks during the APEC CEO Summit, …