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Canadian man loses appeal on missing lotto jackpot by 7 seconds
Reuters India - 1/29/2015
10:25pm IST TORONTO (Reuters) - A Canadian man who was denied part of a C$27 million jackpot because he missed the deadline to buy the ticket by seven seconds has lost his appeal to get the money.
Man Misses Lotto Jackpot By 7 seconds Huffington Post
Quebec man 7 seconds too late for share of $27M lotto jackpot: Supreme Court Peace Country Sun
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Voodoo queen cemetery in New Orleans to restrict access after vandalism
Reuters UK - 1/27/2015
NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - New Orleans' oldest cemetery will soon be closed to visitors without an official escort or familial ties to the deceased, the result of a spate of vandalism that has included the
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Mississippi collector's quirky Elvis shrine up for auction
Reuters Africa - 1/27/2015
By Therese Apel JACKSON, Miss. (Reuters) - The estate of an eccentric Elvis Presley memorabilia collector who for more than two decades offered tours of his Mississippi house at any time day or
Mississippi collectors quirky Elvis shrine up for auction Big News Network
Quirky Elvis shrine known as 'Graceland Too' to be auctioned off CTV News
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Naked violinist sues Portland police over arrest
CNEWS - 1/27/2015
PORTLAND - An Oregon man who claims his rights were violated last year when he was arrested outside the federal courthouse in downtown Portland for playing his violin in the nude is suing the police department
Naked violinist sues cops Portage Daily Graphic
Naked violinist sues Portland police over arrest (Reuters) Yahoo!Xtra
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IDG Contributor Network: LibreOffice 4.4 is more than just a pretty face
ITworld.com - 1/29/2015
LibreOffice (aka LO) is among the best and the most used free (of cost) and open source office suites. The just-announced, brand new version 4.4 boasts some new features and a much needed design overhaul.
Why passwords are on the way out NetworkWorld
IDG Contributor Network: BitTorrent on the iPad and iPhone? It's possible using ITworld.com
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Lotto lost over a mere 7 seconds (Reuters)
West Australian - 1/29/2015
A Canadian man who was denied part of a $27 million jackpot because he missed the deadline to buy the ticket by seven seconds has lost his appeal to get the money. ...
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Woman pays $140 to have husband’s favourite pizza flown to Regina for Super Bowl
MSN Canada - 1/29/2015
© Jason Kryk / Postmedia News Jason Kryk / Postmedia News © Jason Kryk / Postmedia News Jason Kryk / Postmedia News As plans go, it’s fair to say this one is half-baked. A former Windsorite
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Lock of Abe Lincoln's hair sells for $25,000 at Dallas auction
Japan Times - 1/25/2015
DALLAS – A lock of slain U.S. President Abraham Lincoln’s hair and items connected to his assassin were top sellers on Saturday at an auction that fetched $803,889 in the sale of a top private collection
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John Tory clashes with province over social housing grants
Metro Canada - 1/24/2015
Mayor John Tory and Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa are clashing over whether the province left the door open to reversing a phase-out of social housing grants that has left a hole in Toronto’s
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San Francisco Zoo offers spurned lovers cockroach, scorpion adoptions
Asiaone - 1/28/2015
The San Francisco Zoo is giving the spurned and broken-hearted a new reason to mark Valentine's Day - the chance to adopt a giant scorpion or hissing cockroach named after a heart-trampling ex. "When
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The top 10 rookie open source projects
ITworld.com - 1/27/2015
Each year sees the start of thousands of new open source projects. Only a handful gets real traction. Some projects gain momentum by building on existing, well-known technologies; others truly break new
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Voodoo queen cemetery in New Orleans to restrict access after vandalism (Reuters)
Yahoo!Xtra - 1/27/2015
NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - New Orleans' oldest cemetery will soon be closed to visitors without an official escort or familial ties to the deceased, the result of a spate of vandalism that has included the
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Canada gets soft on bribery
MSN Canada - 1/27/2015
© Used with permission of / © Rogers Media Inc. 2015. Smoke rises after a blast in a quarry at the Ariab mine When International Trade Minister Ed Fast announced the Tories’ enhanced
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Mr Incredible convicted of attacking Batgirl on Hollywood Boulevard (Reuters)
Yahoo! News Australia - 1/27/2015
By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A man who dresses as the comic superhero Mr. Incredible has been sentenced to 3 years probation after pleading guilty to attacking a woman costum...
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British PM victim of hoax phone call
Emirates247 - 1/27/2015
British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Monday security would be reviewed, but no harm had been done, after an apparently drunk hoaxer claiming to be the director of Britain's eavesdropping agency
British PM victim of hoax phone call (Reuters) Yahoo!Xtra
Cameron takes call from drunk hoaxer Shanghai Daily
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Thongs and gongs all in good spirits (The West Australian)
West Australian - 1/26/2015
Thongs and gongs all in good spirits - The West Australian Hot shot: Carey Loton. Pictures: Nic Ellis/The West Australian Carey Loton gripped the rubber thong between his right thumb and forefinger,
Thongs and gongs all in good spirits West Australian
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Death by chocolate: a problem for bears (Reuters)
West Australian - 1/26/2015
Death by chocolate: a problem for bears - The West Australian Macadamia chocolate crackles and bears - a deadly combination. New Hampshire wildlife officials are drawing up a proposal to curb the
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Billboard mannequin startles motorists, loses job (Reuters)
West Australian - 1/26/2015
A car dealer is taking down an oversized mannequin that had been placed atop a roadside billboard advertisement in rural Iowa after a number of alarmed drivers called the 911 emergency num...
Iowa billboard mannequin startles motorists loses job Big News Network
Iowa billboard mannequin startles motorists, loses job GlobalPost
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Nun's stomach pain turns out to be baby (Yahoo7 News)
Yahoo! News Australia - 1/24/2015
A nun has shocked her convent in Italy after she gave birth to a baby boy following complaints of bad stomach pain.
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Singapore smoker fined $15,000 for throwing butts out of window
Lawyer Herald - 1/24/2015
Singapore has fined a smoker S$19,800 ($15,000) for throwing cigarette butts out of his flat window, the National Environment Agency said, the highest ever such fine. The man was fined S$600 per cigarette
Singapore smoker fined $15,000 for tossing butts from his flat window Metro.us
Singapore smoker fined US$15,000 for throwing butts out of window Malaysian Insider
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Man who bought lottery tickets to break $100 bill wins $10M
AZCentral.com - 1/24/2015
A Massachusetts man who bought a pair of lottery tickets at a grocery shop to break a $100 bill for lunch has ended up winning $10 million. A Massachusetts man who bought a pair of lottery tickets at
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