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More than 40 camels disqualified from Saudi contest over Botox, enhancements
Odd News // 1 hour ago
More than 40 camels disqualified from Saudi contest over Botox, enhancements
Dec. 8 (UPI) -- Organizers of a beauty contest for camels in Saudi Arabia said 43 animals have been disqualified for receiving Botox treatments, face lifts and other cosmetic procedures.
Boston court overturns wrongful murder conviction
U.S. News // 2 hours ago
Boston court overturns wrongful murder conviction
Dec. 8 (UPI) -- A Boston man who spent almost three decades in prison is free after a judge overturned his first-degree murder conviction.
Biden pulls nomination for top banking nominee over concerns in Senate
U.S. News // 3 hours ago
Biden pulls nomination for top banking nominee over concerns in Senate
Dec. 8 (UPI) -- President Joe Biden has withdrawn his nomination of Saule Omarova to take over the post, recognizing that she doesn't have the support for Senate confirmation.
Northern Ireland company cooks up world's largest vegan burger
Odd News // 3 hours ago
Northern Ireland company cooks up world's largest vegan burger
Dec. 8 (UPI) -- A Northern Ireland food company earned a Guinness World Record by serving up a vegan burger that weighed 358 pounds, 4 ounces.
Study suggests time of day for COVID-19 shot may affect immune response
Health News // 3 hours ago
Study suggests time of day for COVID-19 shot may affect immune response
Can the time of day you get your COVID-19 vaccine affect the antibodies you'll make? A new study suggests that it can, though researchers emphasize that getting vaccinated, no matter the time, is a critical decision.
Alligator captured after months in Massachusetts river
Odd News // 4 hours ago
Alligator captured after months in Massachusetts river
Dec. 8 (UPI) -- A Massachusetts man captured an alligator in the Westfield River after months of sightings.
Roku reaches deal to keep YouTube after 8 months of dispute
U.S. News // 4 hours ago
Roku reaches deal to keep YouTube after 8 months of dispute
Dec. 8 (UPI) -- Facing the prospect of losing YouTube from its popular streaming service, Roku announced Wednesday that the two companies have reached a deal to keep it there for at least a few years.
Biden visits Kansas City to underscore benefits of $1.2T infrastructure plan
U.S. News // 6 hours ago
Biden visits Kansas City to underscore benefits of $1.2T infrastructure plan
Dec. 8 (UPI) -- President Joe Biden travels to Kansas City on Wednesday in a trip to promote the new $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill and explain how it's going to create thousands of jobs in places like the Midwest.
Firm once owned by 'pharma bro' to pay $40M in price-gouging settlement
U.S. News // 6 hours ago
Firm once owned by 'pharma bro' to pay $40M in price-gouging settlement
Dec. 8 (UPI) -- A company once owned by hedge fund manager Martin Shkreli, a young investor who became known as "pharma bro," has agreed to pay $40 million to settle charges that it ran up the cost for a potentially life-saving drug.
'Zombie fires' burn despite temperatures plunging to 74 degrees below zero
World News // 7 hours ago
'Zombie fires' burn despite temperatures plunging to 74 degrees below zero
Bone-chilling conditions are being reported across parts of Siberia, which has been experiencing some of the coldest air on Earth in recent days. Yet "zombie fires" continue to burn beneath the frozen landscape.
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