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All 25 prisons in the US state of Pennsylvania were put on lockdown recently after prison staff fell ill from exposure to a mysterious drug. Nearly 30 employees from ten different facilities have reported the symptoms of nausea, dizziness, tingling and a scratchy throat.

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Ireland's advertising watchdog has upheld a complaint against a nightclub that lied about fake snow, free Christmas crackers, cheap drinks and an appearance from Santa. The "Snow Rave" at the Pulse Venue in Letterkenny last December was meant to have drinks for 99 cents all night according to a Face

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A gin appreciation society has been reprimanded for its adverts including one which read: "Shut up liver, you're fine! Gin?" The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) upheld 10 complaints about Facebook ads from the Scottish Gin Society.

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The headteacher of a kindergarten has been fired for welcoming children back for the new term with a performance by a pole dancer. Videos on social media showed a dancer in hot pants performing her routine on the pole to loud music as children in marching band uniforms look on, stunned.

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An ice cream seller has been told to stop selling his rum and raisin ice cream as it is too alcoholic. Gavin Murray, 47, opened his Just Ice stall four months ago but he has been told by council chiefs in Derby to apply for a licence, The Telegraph reports.

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Police have arrested a man who stole a hearse with a body inside. Forty-year-old Annibal Saúl N admitted to stealing the hearse after discovering the vehicle along with the keys.

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A fishmonger has been closed for sticking fake eyes on fish to make them appear fresher.

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A man who allegedly ran out on dinner dates with women, leaving them to pay the full bill, is facing up to 13 years in prison. Paul Gonzales, 45, allegedly took financial advantage of at least 10 women he met on dating apps or websites.

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A man has filed an $800,000 lawsuit against a construction firm which he claims fired him after he refused to attend weekly Bible study meetings. Ryan Coleman from Oregon was hired as a painter at Albany-based Dahled Up Construction in October 2017 and discovered on the job that he was required to a

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Two men who allegedly went on a bin-stealing spree have been caught by police. Kenneth Brooks, 50, and Nicola Weydeveld, 19, were spotted by a security guard with a suspicious number of rubbish bins.

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Thieves who stole 42 powerful rifles from a police armoury covered their tracks for around a year by replacing them with wooden and plastic replicas. The police officer in charge of the armoury in Capiatá, Paraguay has now himself been replaced, officials confirmed.

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A man convicted of smuggling around £130,000 worth of gold out of the Royal Canadian Mint in his rectum has been granted a reduced fine on appeal. Leston Lawrence, 35, was fined around £147,500 last February by Justice Doody after being convicted of stealing the nugget-sized pieces of go

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Police have launched a criminal investigation into the demolition of an historic Dundee mill. The derelict Halley's Mill, built in 1836, was demolished by Craigie Estates in May out of safety concerns.

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Household products giant Procter & Gamble is facing an uphill battle to trademark popular textspeak acronyms including "OMG", "LOL" and "WTF". The multinational said it wants to use the phrases on household and personal care products targeted at younger consumers.

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Police have discovered a tunnel in a former KFC restaurant being used to smuggle illegal drugs. The operation was uncovered after a routine traffic stop resulted in the seizure of over 168 kilograms of drugs brought into Arizona from Mexico through the narrow tunnel.

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