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Reporter quits to promote pot

[VIDEO] Journalist Charlo Greene went from reporting the news to being the news after resigning on live TV in Alaska.

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‘I poked croc in the eye’

A tipsy goose hunter said he lived to tell the tale of being attacked by a two-metre-long crocodile after poking it in the eye.

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On the run? Just play dead

A French criminal came up with a cunning plan to escape the law by announcing his own funeral, which both the police and his unsuspecting granny attended.

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Wrestler’s debut lasts only a moment
July 16 2014 at 16:20

Seventeen-year-old Masato Tai tips the scales at 65kg - but he’s determined to be a sumo wrestler.

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Thor undergoes sex change
July 16 2014 at 06:56

He is famed as the God of Thunder, but Thor is to change sex, launching a "new era" for the comic book icon.

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The jeans made by tigers
July 14 2014 at 12:17

To most people it's madness to pay for jeans covered in holes and rips. And now the trend has got even odder...

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Obama cuts the line for meaty treats
July 11 2014 at 12:27

Franklin’s is a famed restaurant in Texas. Jump the queue and you’ll pay. Barack Obama learned that the hard way.

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Crete’s great crocodile mission
July 11 2014 at 12:22

A two-metre-long crocodile has been spotted in a man-made lake on the island of Crete - but it can’t stay there.

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Sex museum gets New Yorkers in the mood
July 11 2014 at 12:21

Grope Mountain and Foreplay Derby are just two of the attractions at an exhibition sure to get folks hot under the collar.

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News flush: Japan’s loo show in full spin
July 10 2014 at 13:11

There were poo-shaped hats for sale and a giant toilet slide for the youngsters at an exhibition devoted to loos.

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Pilot buys pizza for hungry passengers
July 9 2014 at 12:11

It was a delivery order like no other... Thirty-five pizzas for 160 people stuck on a delayed plane in Wyoming.

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Taiwan busts pigeon kidnap ring
July 8 2014 at 16:15

Five people have been arrested in northern Taiwan for allegedly kidnapping dozens of racing pigeons for ransom.

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Farmer’s phone takes round-the-world trip
July 8 2014 at 12:37

Kevin Whitney thought he’d lost his phone for good after dropping it into a grain shipment. But the world’s a small place.

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