Plastic Rice Confiscated in Nigeria

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Nigeria has confiscated 2.5 tonnes of “plastic rice” smuggled into the country by unscrupulous businessmen, the customs service says.

The “plastic rice” looks very realistic

Lagos customs chief Haruna Mamudu said the fake rice was intended to be sold in markets during the festive season.

He said the rice was very sticky after it

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Russia Has the Closest Version of a Real Life “Hunger Games”

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A Russian TV network has launched a real-life version of The Hunger Games.

Scene from the movie “Hunger Games”

Contestants will have to survive on their own for nine months in Siberia.

Producers say that anything goes, including rape and murder, although they warn people taking part that they’re still subject to the rule

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Pentagon Demanding China Return Stolen Underwater Drone…Yes, They Stole a Drone

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The Pentagon is demanding that China return an “unlawfully seized” underwater drone after a Chinese warship took the device from waters near a US oceanographic vessel.

U.S. Pentagon in Washington D.C.

“We call upon China to return our UUV immediately, and to comply with all of its obligations under international law,”

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Portland Oregon Taxing Overpaid CEO’s

Portland, Ore., city council passed a law Wednesday that will charge businesses a higher tax rate if their chief executive officer gets paid more than 100 times what the average worker at the company does.

Normally, businesses in the city pay a tax of 2.2 per cent of their net income to city hall. But

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Boeing Must be Pissed, Trump Seeks to Cancel New Air Force One Order

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US President-elect Donald Trump has said he wants to cut government costs by cancelling the order for new planes to carry the American president.

Mild Overview of Air Force one, the U.S. Presidential Plane

Six weeks ahead of taking office, he tweeted: “Boeing is building a brand new 747 Air Force

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