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by Asa Butcher
2008-12-14 09:57:30
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A Florida pizza delivery man who was challenged by armed robbers in the city of Miramar got in first with his own weapon - a large pepperoni pizza.

Do you feel hungry, punk?

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Australian actor Hugh Jackman will be the host of the 2009 Academy Awards, organisers have announced.

No word on whether he will use his Wolverine claws to strike down any lengthy acceptance speeches.

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An Italian man who was trying to row solo across the Pacific Ocean has had to be rescued just short of his destination in Australia.

Merrily, merrily, merrily, life is butterdream!

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Business Secretary Lord Mandelson has received the findings of an inquiry into the future of Royal Mail. The head of the review, Richard Hooper, believes the postal service needs to modernise and become more efficient.

The report had been due to be delivered last month but it was misplaced by the British postal service.

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An Australian gambler who lost millions in a A$1.4 billion ($909 million) gaming spree is suing one of the country's largest casinos, claiming he was targeted by managers despite a known gambling addiction.

Huh? What? You have got to be kidding!

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Uganda's President thinks Africans must work harder to develop "super weapons" so that their impoverished continent is no longer dominated by the developed world, a statement from his office said.

Mmmmm... okay.

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The star of top German TV show The Farmer Wants A Wife has been accused by animal rights charity Peta of sexually abusing his chickens. Seventy-one-year-old nudist Hansi was shown using his finger to sexually stimulate his female birds on the final episode, broadcast on Monday night to 8.6 million viewers.

Really, do I need to make a comment?

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Charity fundraisers were left fuming today after they were given a parking ticket while they assembled Santa’s sleigh.

Amazing! They had even left Rudolph's nose flashing as a stand-in hazard light!

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Thousands of Greek protesters clashed with riot police yet again in Athens today, as police started to run out of tear gas after battling rioters day and night for a whole week.

Looks like that approach is working well then…

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It is less than a week until Ovi celebrates its 4th birthday!

How will you help us celebrate?

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