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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.

North Korea Successfully Detonates Nuclear Scientist

PYONGYANG—Hailing it as a significant step forward for their ballistic weapons program just hours after suffering a failed missile launch, North Korean leaders announced Monday they had successfully detonated a nuclear scientist.

Tokyo Portal Outage Delays Millions Of Japanese Warp Commuters

TOKYO—Saying the outdated system needed to be upgraded or replaced to avoid similar problems going forward, millions of inconvenienced Japanese warp commuters expressed frustration Thursday following a Tokyo portal outage that caused delays of up to eight seconds.
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Students Warned About Mexico Travel

Due to escalating drug violence, the State Department is urging caution for college students traveling to Mexico for spring break. What do you think?
  • “Don't they have that ‘New Mexico’ now? Maybe all the kids could go there.”

    August Szymkowicz Aircraft Sheetmetal Mechanic
  • “But the border town of El Stabo has such cheap tequila shots.”

    Carla Ueltzen Student
  • "They should make sure to post those warnings on areas of the State Department website that students click on the most."

    Scott Banks Pipeline Maintenance Worker

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