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Fuhrer’s telephone sold at an auction

A Siemens W38 model, which happened to be Adolf Hitler’s travel phone was sold at an auction for $243,000. The phone was originally black in color and later on painted crimson red. A later version was engraved with the Fuhrer’s name and the Nazi insignia. It was found by Soviet soldiers in Hitler’s bunker and …

Hitler look-a-like nabbed in Hitler’s hometown

A 25 year old man who has been calling himself as “Harald Hitler” was arrested by Austrian authorities Monday after being spotted wandering the streets of Braunau dressed as Adolf Hitler. The man was arrested in violation of a 1947 Austrian law that makes promotion of Nazi Ideology illegal. “Harald Hitler” was observed sporting Nazi …

Rubio ends White House quest after humiliating Florida loss

MIAMI – Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio dropped out of the race for president Tuesday, ending his White House bid after a humbling loss in his home state to Donald Trump. “It is not God’s plan that I be president in 2016 or maybe ever,” the Florida senator told a crowd of supporters in Miami. …

Courts haven’t faced ban against an entire religion, no legal precedent for Trump’s Muslim ban

WASHINGTON – There’s no legal or historical precedent for closing U.S. borders to the world’s 1.6 billion Muslims, but neither is there any Supreme Court case that clearly prevents a president or Congress from doing so. Legal experts are divided over how the high court would react to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s call for …

Woman tosses Apple computer that turns out to be worth $200K

MILPITAS, California — Her electronic waste is someone else’s treasure. A recycling center in the Silicon Valley is looking for a woman who dropped off an old Apple computer that turned out to be a collectible item worth $200,000. The computer was inside boxes of electronics that she had cleaned out from her garage after …

German woman, 65, gives birth to quadruplets

BERLIN — A 65-year-old teacher from Berlin has given birth to quadruplets after a pregnancy that was widely criticized by medical professionals because of her age, RTL television said Saturday. Annegret Raunigk, gave birth to a girl — Neeta — and three boys — Dries, Bence and Fjonn — by cesarean section at a Berlin hospital …

China suspends TV drama over plot of crotch grenade

BEIJING — A Chinese television drama got pulled off the air following a public outcry over a plot in which a hidden grenade is pulled from a woman’s crotch during an amorous scene. The country’s regulating agency – the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television – also began to review the TV …

Victoria woman’s surprise delivery delights passengers en route to Tokyo

VANCOUVER — The pregnancy test came back negative, so the couple from Victoria dismissed the rumblings inside Ada Guan’s stomach as a blip. On a flight from Calgary to Tokyo just three weeks later, that blip revealed itself to be a baby bump when the 23-year-old went into labour high above the Pacific Ocean. A …

Woman protesting Bill C 51 expelled from the Commons for exposing her breasts

OTTAWA — The words “C-51: State terrorism” were scrawled on a woman’s breasts after she whipped off her top in the Commons on Monday, resulting in her being ejected from the public gallery. The group FEMEN Quebec claimed responsibility a few minutes later on social media, saying the act was meant to highlight its opposition …

Archaeologists unearth centuries-old pretzels in Bavaria

BERLIN — Archaeologists say two pretzels unearthed during a dig on the banks of the Danube in the German city of Regensburg could be more than 300 years old – and are little different to the doughy product available in the state’s famous beer halls today. Dorothee Ott, spokeswoman for the Bavarian Office for Historical …

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