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Squirrels are in hot demand in Russia, not for fur or food, but as pets.  Moscow’s Ecological Control Department spokesperson Alexei Gorelov said people are snatching the bushy-tailed animal because they can get as much as 5,000 rubles, about USD 143.  Some criminals have made it their profession to...
Washington, D.C. - President Obama is asking for one more vote, this time to help decide which Thanksgiving turkey will be pardoned. Vote: https://www.facebook.com/WhiteHouse The vote is between "Cobbler" and Gobbler" and White House officials say they are definitely very different birds. The White House reports that "Cobbler craves cranberries, is known for his...
Orlando, Fla. A new study finds Florida ranks 32nd in its readiness to defend itself against a zombie attack compared to all 50 states, according to Estately, which also said Alaska was most likely to survive such an attack. The study examined the number of active military personnel in a state, the...
A new retail clothing store called Hitler has managed to offend Jews worldwide and set off a diplomatic crisis. The owner of the store, Rajesh Shah, said he did not know that Adolf Hitler had killed six million people and offered to rename his store if he was compensated...
A British court has sentenced 23-year-old Laura Cunliffe to 14 weeks in jail for microwaving her cat to death. During the trial, animal health specialists testified that the cat died a slow and painful death as its organs and brain were slowly cooked while it was alive and conscious. Her family...
The following is from an email we received here at The Florida News Journal concerning a reader's concerns about the government's encroachment into her personal life and rights to privacy and civil liberties. We found it interesting, to say the least, and felt it should be published, regardless of...
Washington, D.C. - A man scaled the fence to the White House near the western entrance and ran with a backpack towards the Presidential Residence, all while tourists were walking outside on Pennsylvania Ave. which was evacuated as this unfolded. Enroute to the unknown destination he was ordered to the ground...
Washington, D.C. - According to the U.S. Mint, it now costs 2 cents to make 1 penny, so instead of spending your pennies, go trade them in for cash at your local metal scrap yard? Ok, that won't exactly work out so well for you after you figure in the profit...
We've all seen horror stories of having to be on hold for long periods of time after being told someone will be right with you or being annoyed by having to call some central call center that barely speaks your language. Maybe you have had a bad experience yourself? Well,...
Police in Iowa City, Iowa has arrested 57-year-old Daniel Noehl on misdemeanor charges of possession of drug paraphernalia and prohibited acts after responding to a call from Noehl reporting that his friend had stiffed him for drugs. Police report that Noehl told the officer when they arrived that he had...