DEATHS

Paul Edward Turley Sr, 80

Born April 24, 1938

Died September 19, 2018

Clentis Daniel Jarrard, 79

Born August 13, 1939

Died September 19, 2018

David P. Peters, 86

Born January 28, 1932

Died September 18, 2018

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Odd

Scaly, scary lodgers: Frenchman shares home with 400 reptiles
Posted on Thursday September 20, 2018

In an unassuming house on France's River Loire, a cobra lives on the coffee table, a 50 kg (110-pound) tortoise roams the garden and a two-meter (seven-foot) alligator sleeps in the owner's bed while another keeps watch at the door.

Tired Londoners rent sleep pods for some zzz's
Posted on Wednesday September 19, 2018

Exhausted Londoners hoping to take a rest from their busy schedules are being offered an alternative to coffee breaks: a sleep pod where they can grab some shut-eye for £15 ($20) an hour.

Rumor has it Chinese 17-year-old wants to be a billionaire
Posted on Wednesday September 12, 2018

China's crackdown on online rumor-mongers and fraud has snared a fresh target - a 17-year-old junior high school dropout who pretended to be a billionaire, gave himself fake titles and posted Photoshopped pictures of himself with world leaders.

Homeless vet to get all cash raised by New Jersey couple: GoFundMe
Posted on Friday September 07, 2018

A homeless veteran who spent his last $20 to help a stranded New Jersey woman will receive the more than $400,000 which she and her boyfriend raised for him, online fundraiser GoFundMe and his lawyer said, after the couple was accused of spending most of the money on themselves.

Christmas comes early for London department store
Posted on Thursday August 02, 2018

On a hot summery Thursday in London, Santa Claus turned up 144 days early wearing a studded leather jacket to open the new Christmas shop at department store Selfridges.