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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TOKYO—Saying the outdated system needed to be upgraded or replaced to avoid similar problems going forward, millions of inconvenienced Japanese warp commuters expressed frustration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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Putting Pressure On Iran

The White House is looking at deterring the Iranian nuclear program with new sanctions. What measures have been proposed?

Cutting off two-thirds of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's name any time he is mentioned in the press

Revoking the country's membership in the axis of evil

Ceasing production of monogrammed "U.S. & Iran: A Perfect Match" matchbooks

Miss America not including Iran on world tour

Jesse Jackson to be sent, without an interpreter, to negotiate

Copyrighting the phrase "The Great Satan" and suing Iran every time it is used to refer to U.S.

Putting restrictions on how much Iran is allowed to hate the U.S. at any given moment

Will stop selling them uranium

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