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Late letter brings yesteryear’s news

A Canadian woman was stunned to find a letter from her younger sister in her mailbox - 45 years after it was sent.

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Punch turns dropout into maths genius

A US college dropout has become an expert at maths and physics – after being punched in the back of the head.

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Add water to ‘palcohol’ and you’ve got booze

An Arizona company says its powdered alcohol product has been approved by regulators and will hit stores soon.

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Mensa welcomes toddler with 160 IQ
February 20 2014 at 13:21

Mensa’s newest member is a three-year-old Arizona girl who taught herself Spanish using her parents’ iPad.

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Professor irked by Obama’s quip
February 20 2014 at 12:26

Barack Obama felt the need to pull out his pen and paper after his off-the-cuff remark offended a Texas academic.

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Identity of $425m lottery winner unknown
February 20 2014 at 11:10

A single ticket bought in San Francisco scooped the sixth-highest lottery jackpot in US history on Wednesday.

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Banksy mural snapped up at auction
February 19 2014 at 12:07

The “Kissing Coppers” mural created by the elusive British street artist known as “Banksy” has been sold for $575 000.

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Coming soon: Snowden’s plastic lookalike
February 19 2014 at 12:05

Move over, GI Joe! There’s a new action figure in town and his name is Edward Snowden.

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Woman held for not returning rented movie
February 19 2014 at 11:06

A South Carolina woman has been detained overnight because of a movie she allegedly failed to return nine years ago.

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UK cops probe pork pie punch-up
February 17 2014 at 21:25

An argument about a pork pie spiralled out of control and about 30 wedding guests got involved in a no holds barred brawl.

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Obama: I’m old and creaky
February 17 2014 at 12:40

Like most Americans of a certain age, President Barack Obama is starting to complain about his aches and pains.

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Unruly passenger kicked off plane
February 16 2014 at 13:35

A London-bound flight from Chicago had to land in eastern Canada so that an unruly passenger could be kicked off the plane.

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Sports Illustrated boasts topless trio
February 14 2014 at 16:46

Models Nina Agdal, Lily Aldridge and Chrissy Teigen are on the cover of the 50th anniversary edition of Sports Illustrated.

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