A woman from Newport, South Wales, has developed a peculiar condition in which she cleans and tidies the house while she is still sleeping. Claire Bartlett, 50, has an odd habit of doing the dishes, dusting and even shining the windows in a deep slumber, the Sun reported. It started in October 2012, but since she does such a good job of cleaning up, neither she nor husband Crispin, want to ...
Attorney General Luther Strange Strange pointed out that an IRS official invoked the Fifth Amendment against self-incrimination earlier Wednesday when called before a House committee. (Dave Martin | Associated Press | ...
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Brandon Phillips bounced a bizarre double over first base to snap a ninth-inning tie, and the Cincinnati Reds completed a three-game sweep of the struggling New York Mets with a 7-4 victory ...
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Scientists have discovered a strangely patterned new insect in the Philippines, dubbing it the "pirate ant" because of a dark stripe over its eyes that makes it look like it's wearing an eye patch. The formal name of the newfound creature is Cardiocondyla pirata, and belongs to a group of species that are found from Thailand across the whole Indonesian-Malaysian region. "On a ...
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and the taxes that they do or don't pay which seems to me to be entirely bizarre. Yet it appears that people are taking it entirely seriously. The point is that the committee (or, as I assume was the case, its driving force Senator Carl Levin) noted the difference between Apple's provisions for taxes it would have to pay and the actual amount of cash that it handed over. What makes it ...
The elderly Villa Hills residents recently received a confession from the beer thief, along with $140 in cash on their back patio, according to Cinncinati.com. The letter was addressed "Dear Homeowner" and read, "Enclosed is a sum of cash that my friends and I owe you and your family to repay you for all of the times we have stolen from your poolside fridge/bar over the past few ...
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Of the forty five U.S. senators who voted down Wednesday's gun reform bill, 42 have received funding from arms manufacturers or their agents.
The London newspaper The Guardian revealed the statistic on Thursday citing a study dating back to 1990.
On Capitol Hill, 45% of the Senate was able to derail a proposal that polls say is supported by roughly 90% of Americans.
"Everyone who voted yesterday knows after reading that bill, in their heart of hearts, that the bill would have made America safer," MSNBC's co-host Mika Brzezinski said on Thursday's Morning Joe. "We are the 90%," his co-host Joe Scarborough added. "And 90% will not be ignored."
Forty one Republicans voted against the bill, as did four Democrats.
"All in all this was a pretty shameful day for Washington," President Barack Obamai, in company with victims of gun violence, told a press conference in the Rose Garden Wednesday.
Seven amendments were put up, covering assault weapons, high-capacity magazines and straw purchases. All 7 amendments were defeated.
The senators who opposed the bills were:
1. Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN)
2. Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH)
3. Sen. ...
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