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151 A seminar on Global Warming was cancelled due to snow

152 a news article rported that a woman who was protesting at an anti duck shooting rally was shot in the face....

153 I discovered information regarding Nissan Motor Corp's disgusting bullying through litigation against Nissan Computer Corp (the rightful owner of nissan.com) by trying to access Nissan Motor Corp's website using the address www.nissan.com?...

154 there is an option for people that do not understand any english in a british census, written in english?...

155 "The kids were scared of their parents."

156 The mortgage broken went into foreclosure.

157 The Western countries (mostly the U.S) show/say that they have Human Rights for other people, but yet they killed and kill so many innocent people in other countries (mostly Islamic countries)?...

158 In an effort to restrict viewership of a morally offensive movie, the city council bans exhibition of the movie in theatres. By banning the movie, the city council creates such a heightened awareness of the movie, that more people download and view pirated copies of the movie over the internet - specifically because it was banned - than would have viewed it in the theatres to begin with....

159 Amiable and always ready with a listening ear, she's popular with adults and children alike. How ironic then that she struggled to get pregnant, eventually giving birth to Abbie in 2007. http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/features/the-archers/whos-who/characters/hayley-tucker...

160 Salma Hayek is ophidiophobic yet she danced with a python around her in ''From Dusk Till Dawn''...

161 a millionare winning the lottery

162 I was sent this joke SAN FRANCISCO MAN BECOMES FIRST AMERICAN TO GRASP SIGNIFICANCE OF IRONY - Jay Fullmer, 38, yesterday became the first American to get to grips with the concept of irony. "It was weird," Fullmer said. "I was in London and, like, talking to this guy and it was raining and he pulled a face and said, "Great weather, eh?" and I thought "Wait a minute, no way is it great weather." Fullmer then realised that the other man's 'mistake' was in fact deliberate. Fullmer, who is 39 next month and married with two children, aged 8 and 3, plans to use irony himself in future. "I'm, like, using it all the time," he said. "Last weekend I was grilling steaks and I burned them to shit and I said "Hey, great weather!". Is saying "hey, great weather" ironic, or is it sarcasm?...

163 a domestic violence prosecutor in the US has recently been charged with domestic violence

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