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 Armed Brazilian club officials threaten players
Armed Brazilian club officials threaten players
Two armed officials of Brazilian second division club Portuguesa accompanied by bodyguards threatened the players after a defeat this week, sparking coach Rene Simoes' resignation on Wednesday. picked by nateebiinature 2 years ago
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 Brazilian players were drunk during World Cup
Brazilian players were drunk during World Cup
The Brazilian Soccer Federation president admitted that some players arrived at the hotel drunk after nights off, sometimes even at 4 or 6am. No wonder the team played so poorly during the competition. picked by fejas 4 years ago
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 Lingerie Football League Puts Star Players on Probation for Wearing Too Much
Lingerie Football League Puts Star Players on Probation for Wearing Too Much
Mariam Mortaza, sister of the league founder, recently informed both players involved in a New Times photo shoot that they are now on probation. This is a league where "accidental nudity" clauses are written into every contract and the players are often covered in baby oil before team photo shoots. So what, exactly, did these women do to upset league executives? They were photographed w... read full post picked by cecilberman 2 years ago
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 Falcons Players Fined For Vick Support
Falcons Players Fined For Vick Support
The NFL has fined five Atlanta Falcons players after they showed support for disgraced quarterback Michael Vick during the Falcons nationally televised loss to the New Orleans Saints last Monday. picked by wags273 4 years ago
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 Iranians threatened U.S. ships in Hormuz: Pentagon
Iranians threatened U.S. ships in Hormuz: Pentagon
Iranian boats aggressively approached three U.S. Naval ships in the Strait of Hormuz, a main shipping route for Gulf oil, at the weekend and threatened that the ships would explode, U.S. officials said on Monday picked by muppet 4 years ago
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 Female Badminton Players Ordered To Wear Skirts
Female Badminton Players Ordered To Wear Skirts
The Badminton World Federation has been searching for a way to drum up interest in female players before the 2012 Olympics. Its solution: Force women to play in skirts to create a more "attractive presentation." Amazingly, officials insist this isn't sexist. picked by suebe 5 months ago
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 the latest in personal mp3 players
the latest in personal mp3 players
View the latest in mp3 players! picked by worldtraveler666 5 years ago
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 Pigeons sneak drugs and cellphones into Brazilian jail
Pigeons sneak drugs and cellphones into Brazilian jail
A sharp increase in drugs and cellphones found inside a Brazilian prison mystified officials -- until guards spotted some distressed pigeons struggling to stay airborne. picked by leehblanc 3 years ago
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 Sea 'trash' mistaken for plane crash debris
Sea 'trash' mistaken for plane crash debris
Red-faced Brazilian officials say debris they thought was from an Air France crash in the Atlantic was in fact sea "trash," adding to the uncertainties surrounding the jet tragedy.

"Up to now, no material from the plane has been recovered," Brigadier Ramon Cardoso, director of Brazilian air traffic control, told reporters.
Update to this picked by bingo 2 years ago
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 Kangaroos AFL club unlikely to discipline players over chicken sex video
Kangaroos AFL club unlikely to discipline players over chicken sex video
NORTH Melbourne is unlikely to discipline a group of its AFL players involved in producing a video depicting a toy rubber chicken performing sex acts. picked by Bornbad 3 years ago
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 Cricket coach encourages team to have sex to play better
Cricket coach encourages team to have sex to play better
India's cricketers at the Champions Trophy in South Africa are being encouraged by their coach to have sex to boost their on-field performance, picked by nateebiinature 2 years ago
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 Inmate had $170,000, guns, TV, fridge in cell
Inmate had $170,000, guns, TV, fridge in cell
SAO PAULO, Brazil - Officials in northeastern Brazil say they confiscated the equivalent of more than $170,000 and two pistols from an imprisoned drug trafficker whose jail cell was equipped with a plasma TV set, a refrigerator and gym equipment. picked by bevissimo 3 years ago
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 Football coach orders players to kiss each other on the lips
Football coach orders players to kiss each other on the lips
The coach of the national football team has ordered players to kiss each other on the lips in order to create a special bond between team mates picked by ruthstark 2 years ago
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 Union: Workers told to use urine bags
Union: Workers told to use urine bags
Union officials in Colorado say a Qwest supervisor tried to cut down on lengthy bathroom breaks by telling workmen to use disposable urinal bags in the field. picked by muppet 4 years ago
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  U.S. most armed country with 90 guns per 100 people
U.S. most armed country with 90 guns per 100 people
The United States has 90 guns for every 100 citizens, making it the most heavily armed society in the world. picked by AutumnLotus 4 years ago
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 US Officials Flunk Civics, History, Economics Exam
US Officials Flunk Civics, History, Economics Exam
This came out a few days ago, but couldn't find mention of it 'round here.
Sad state of affairs, or Sad Affairs of State?

You can has quiz, too! (you should take quiz before reading article, as it gives away some answers)
picked by fugazi 3 years ago
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 Sleeping equals productivity in Germany
Sleeping equals productivity in Germany
Officials in the German government are being encouraged to take daily naps with the goal of increasing productivity and overall efficiency. picked by AutumnLotus 4 years ago
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 New tobacco product alarms some health officials
New tobacco product alarms some health officials
"I think I'd rather throw up in my mouth," says Flint, an 18-year-old West Virginia University student. picked by Bornbad 3 years ago
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 The Dalai Lama did not threaten to resign...
The Dalai Lama did not threaten to resign...
...At least not as reported.

The Dalai Lama has widely been misreported as having threatened to resign as leader of the Tibetan Buddhists (as brought to our attention by Marli, here).

This clarification on his websites seeks to make the distinction that he doesn't intend, even if he could, to step down as Dalai Lama, but as spokesperson for the Tibetans. picked by Pocksucket 4 years ago
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 Microsoft pulls plug on HD DVD players
Microsoft pulls plug on HD DVD players
Are there any suppliers left now - BluRay has won! picked by topofall 4 years ago
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 China sacks officials over faked big cat snaps
China sacks officials over faked big cat snaps
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