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In Seattle, it’s: Buy me some peanuts … and grasshoppers

"I think one thing most people are afraid of when they imagine eating insects is that they'll be squishy or gooey inside," said Brittney Bollay, a Seattle Mariners season ticketholder. "But the chapulines were light and crunchy, and mostly tasted like lime with a hint of chili." Poquitos' reputation as one of Seattle's finest Mexican…

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Google loses ‘right to be forgotten’ case

A businessman fighting for the "right to be forgotten" has won a UK High Court action against Google. The man, who has not been named due to reporting restrictions surrounding the case, wanted search results about a past crime he had committed removed from the search engine. The judge, Mr Justice Mark Warby, ruled in…

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Incest case couple dead in murder-suicide

Image copyright CBS Image caption Steven Pladl, 42, and his biological daughter Katie Rose Pladl, 20 A US man in an incest case killed his biological daughter, their child, and the girl's adopted father, before turning the gun on himself, say police. The murder-suicide by Steven Pladl spanned three states, according to authorities. North Carolina…

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Ways Comey could hurt Trump – or himself

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTrump's love-hate relationship with Comey over a tumultuous yearGet ready for Comey week, the sequel. The former FBI director's book - A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies and Leadership - will be released to the public on Tuesday, and he has his first of a series of major…

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Six claims about Trump in Comey book

Image copyright AFP US President Donald Trump is seething about former FBI Director James Comey's new memoir, which is chock-full of scathing assessments of him. The publication likens Mr Trump to a mafia boss and details his fixation on unsubstantiated claims he consorted with prostitutes at a Moscow hotel. But there are some parts that…

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Russia ‘targeted’ Yulia Skripal email

Image copyright YULIA SKRIPAL/FACEBOOK Russian military intelligence targeted Salisbury poisoning victim Yulia Skripal's email account as early as 2013, according to the UK government's national security adviser. In a letter to Nato, Sir Mark Sedwill said there was evidence Russia trained "special units" to use nerve agents. He said the methods included putting nerve agents…

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The One Where Ross Got Mistaken

The One Where Ross Got Mistaken for a Banker By Paul Harrison BBC UGC and Social News Image caption David Schwimmer, the one where he appeared on Friends and Band of Brothers When the London Stock Exchange announced their next chief executive, many people on Twitter had to do a double take and asked if…

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Duke of Edinburgh leaves hospital

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDuke of Edinburgh waves as he is driven away from hospital The Duke of Edinburgh has been discharged from hospital following a successful hip replacement operation. Prince Philip, 96, waved as he was driven past the front entrance to King Edward VII's Hospital in London, having left…

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Woman missing after fall from cruise ship

Image copyright P&O Cruises Image caption The cruise ship Pacific Dawn during its launch in Sydney in 2008 Australian authorities have called off a search for a Brisbane woman who fell overboard from a cruise ship in the Coral Sea. The 47-year-old fell from the Pacific Dawn about 16:00 local time (06:00 GMT) on Thursday,…

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