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76 A traveling exhibition featuring artifacts from the Titanic has been forced to close due to water damage at Atlanta's Premier Exhibition Center on 11/16/2013....

77 Is it ironic that an advertisement for an internet marketing seminar would appear in a newspaper?...

78 Chris Huhne wrote an article about the press needing more credibility when his credibility is close to nil...

79 on Halloween someone impersonating a cop is arrested?

80 Liberal Women Plan "Sex Strike" to Protest Contraception Ban....

81 I am wearing a Halloween costume that has a chicken head and a chef's hat with a pot and human leg in it...

82 A British psychic canceled a show in Scotland due to "unforeseen circumstances. DUNFERMLINE, Scotland, June 10, 2013...

83 The three members of a Carbon-Neutral Expedition to Greenland were rescued from their capsized yacht a midst hurricane force winds by a 113,000-tonne oil tanker....

84 A TV news crew taping a missing person report was stunned when the man in question walked into the camera shot behind the reporter and introduced himself on May 29, 2013 in Limington, Maine....

85 Mark Zuckerberg spent millions to buy homes around his to protect his privacy? http://www.businessinsider.com/mark-zuckerberg-buys-4-homes-for-privacy-2013-10...

86 Is it ironic that the day that Google memorializes Yosemite National Park's anniversary no one could visit due to the government shutdown?...

87 the producers of electricity is having a power outage?

88 737 houses have been earmarked at a site next to an airport?

89 The current Minister for Immigration and Border Security in Australia (i.e. the man who works to keep refugees out of the country) previously worked in the tourism industry....

90 Someone posted in the newspaper: " Gov. Christie is the most overrated governor: moran" (Or is it just moronic ... or should I say "moranic")...

91 a government implements a scheme to save the public money and it actually ends up costing more than what was in place before...

92 Is it ironic that President Obama said in one speech: "We're sending assault weapons to rebels in Syria to confront a regime that does not represent them.", while stating in another, "There is no reason why any American should own assault weapons."?...

93 Today Shadow transport secretary Maria Eagle was due to speak on BBC news about the need for the HS2 ( High Speed Rail network) but failed to make the slot - due to a delayed train....

94 The author of the departmental newsletter had to write about the news that she was quitting the comms team and the writing of the newsletter....

95 A boy has a terrible day. His mom tells him tomorrow will be a better day. And the next day is 9/11....

96 The Australian government has been turning asylum seekers, who have arrived by boat, away from its shores and directed them to Papua New Guinea. Is this ironic given that Australia is a country itself ruled by people whose ancestors were immigrants, and who weren't turned away by the aboriginals?...

97 a woman demonstrating for English to be made the official language of the USA carried a sign misspelling "official" as "offical"?...

98 The definition of Plain Language, which is being encouraged by government to allow clear, non-confusing language in mandates and bills, is incredibly long and complicated?...

99 Is it ironic that in Texas they were trying so hard to push through their anti-abortion bill, while also set to execute its 500th prisoner?...

100 in the Miss USA pageant, Miss Utah, when asked what the pay gap between men and women "says about society," stumbled around for an answer, eventually saying that we need to "create education better"?...