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Nobel Committee Awards Self Peace Prize For Once

‘Sometimes You Just Need To Treat Yourself,’ Sources Say

OSLO, NORWAY—Saying there was nothing wrong with treating yourself for a change, the Norwegian Nobel Committee announced Friday that it was awarding the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize to itself for once.

The Life Of Diana, Princess Of Wales

Today marks 20 years since the funeral of Princess Diana, known to many as the “people’s princess.” The Onion looks back at the life of Princess Diana before it was cut tragically short.

Study: Other Countries Weird

BOSTON—Examining a wide variety of cross-cultural data, a Boston University study released Monday determined that other countries are weird.

Japanese Family Puts Aging Robot In Retirement Home

KYOTO, JAPAN—Saying the move to the assisted care facility was the right decision after so many years of operation, members of the Akiyama family finally put their aging robot in a retirement home, sources reported Friday.
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French Official Won't Resign Over Pederasty Allegations

French culture minister Frédéric Mitterrand is refusing to resign following controversy over a passage in his book The Bad Life that insinuates he paid for sex with boys in Thailand. What do you think?
  • "Good for him! Resigning would only dignify the kind of trashy rumors insinuated in his autobiography."

    Steven Tetley Angiographer
  • "Now I really can't wait to read all the dirt in German federal minister of food, agriculture and consumer protection’s Ilse Aigner's new tell-all!"

    Hannah Piccarreto Therapeutic Recreation Worker
  • "What's wrong with paying for sex with boys in France itself? Is he not a patriot?"

    Rory Haddad Unemployed

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