Woman Arrested In Moon Rock Sale Bust

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Vol 47 Issue 21

Restaurant That Never Has Customers Celebrates Fifth Weird Year

CHICAGO—The Royale restaurant near Rogers Park commemorated its fifth weird year of business Monday the same way it celebrated its opening: with a vague attempt to attract customers by stringing brightly colored plastic flags from the mysterious eatery's storefront to a nearby utility pole.

Al-Qaeda's New Leadership

Following Osama bin Laden's death, the Egyptian-born Saif al-Adel has reportedly been named interim leader of al-Qaeda.

Smallpox Destruction Delayed

The World Health Organization has delayed until 2014 its decision on setting a timetable for the destruction of its storehouse of the smallpox virus.
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Woman Arrested In Moon Rock Sale Bust

A California woman was placed in custody after attempting to sell a moon rock to an undercover NASA investigator for $1.7 million. What do you think?

  • "Years ago, I bought a moon rock at a Vangelis show. Turned out it was only concrete mixed with bits of feldspar and oregano."

    Alphonse Druss
    Gill-Box Tender
  • "If convicted, she's in for a rough road. Fake moon-rock-selling cons are considered the lowest of the low by other prisoners in California."

    LeeAnn Howell
    Masker
  • "It’s been a long time since the government prosecuted anyone under the Lunar Fraud Act."

    Dave Lepp
    Avionics Technician
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