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New Zealand’s Acting PM: Australia Needs New Flag

July 26, 2018

(Newser) – New Zealand’s prime minister has been on maternity leave for little more than a month, and her acting PM is already picking a ...

The Family Was Gone, the Bed Was Made. That Was Troubling

(Newser) – When an LAPD officer entered the Salomons’ Northridge, Calif., home on Oct. 13, 1982, the family wasn’t there but all seemed normal, down ...

Ancient Sarcophagus Yields Horrible-Smelling Secret

(Newser) – “The sarcophagus has been opened, but we have not been hit by a curse,” declared the head of Egypt’s Supreme Council for Antiquities ...

A Guillotine That Beheaded No One Stirs Up Controversy

(Newser) – It wasn’t one of the guillotines actually used to behead people, but the sale of it has still stirred up some controversy in ...

Cops: Man’s Murder Really Elaborate Suicide by Balloon

(Newser) – At 71, Alan Abrahamson had started taking early morning walks, explaining he was hoping to shed the weight he gained on a recent ...

Museum Planned to Destroy Deadly Poison. Thieves Got to It First

(Newser) – Where’s Indiana Jones when you need him? Authorities are trying to track down an ancient vial containing a deadly poison, stolen from the ...

Billionaires’ Honeymoons Are More Eye-Popping Than You Think

(Newser) – In describing his “consulting crash course” with “a leisure travel consultancy” that plans eye-popping honeymoons for billionaires, Brandon Presser explains that the first ...

Statue of Liberty Goof Costs the USPS $3.5M

(Newser) – The United States Postal Service’s money woes just got $ 3.5 million worse, and the Statue of Liberty is to blame. A judge ...

Elon Musk Is Arguing About an Image of a Farting Unicorn

(Newser) – Elon Musk has switched his attention from rooting out saboteurs to arguing on Twitter about the rights to an image of a farting ...

Big Music Fest Hits Snag Over Small Bird’s Nest

(Newser) – Who knew a bird had the power to stop 300,000 people? That’s the case in Canada’s capital, which is days away from hosting ...

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