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Florida Deputy Dressed as Grinch Handing Out Onions Instead of

Several motorists who were speeding through an elementary school zone on the Florida Keys Overseas Highway received an odorous onion as a reminder to slow down from a county sheriff’s deputy dressed as the Grinch. Col. Lou Caputo, a 37-year veteran of the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office who conjured up the concept more than 20 […]

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US

Why Web3 streaming platform MContent is handing power to the audience

The Watch2Earn streaming platform MContent and London-based indie producer and financier Goldfinch are gearing up to boost their output of original film, TV and short-form projects using their innovative Web3 content ecosystem, which embraces blockchain, tokens and the metaverse. The strategy is to create direct financing for, and deliver an audience to, global content creators […]

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Gaming

PSA: Elden Ring PvP hackers are handing out dangerous items

Be warned of picking up any items left during Elden Ring PvP; hackers appear to be back at their old tricks of handing out unobtainable items in an attempt to get your account banned from the RPG game. This isn’t a completely new trend – previous FromSoftware games including the Dark Souls series have seen […]

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Sports

FIA handing Max Verstappen title to Hamilton ‘never in consideration’

There have been calls for Lewis Hamilton to be given Max Verstappen’s 2021 title. Source link

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Finance

Barclays customer devastated after handing over £4,000 to scammers

On Rip Off Britain today, she recalled the horrific ordeal. Rosie had just started her first job and was excited to be part of the office environment. During her first week in the office, Rosie received an email from someone who she thought was her boss. Scammers had managed to send an email to Rosie […]

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Technology

Reformed con artist tricks Brits into handing over sensitive data

However, staff, led by reformed fraudster Tony Sales, managed to convince half of those they spoke with to share sensitive information – before later explaining how it could be used to defraud them. Members of the public readily gave the reformed con-artist important personal information including their names, address, phone numbers, and even date of […]

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UK

Man jailed for not handing share of £475,000 will to niece and nephew

A 51-year-old man was sent to jail after withholding his niece and nephew’s share of his mother’s £475,000 will. Wedding planner Mark Totton was left in charge of his mum Hazel Totton’s estate when she died in 2019. The grandma left half of her worldly goods to her grandchildren – his niece Hollie Totton, 25, and […]

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Finance

Octopus Energy is handing out free electric blankets – how to claim

A typical family will have to fork out £2,500 a year in energy bills after the latest price cap rise on October 1 but many people are saying they can’t afford this and won’t put the heating on. With winter just around the corner, Octopus Energy is offering free electric blankets to its UK customers […]

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Travel

Central Florida handing out sandbags as Tropical Depression 9 nears

Overview of tropical disturbance, similar to Tropical Depression 9 – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by lavizzara ORLANDO, Fl. – As Tropical Depression 9 gets closer and closer to Florida, models are projecting the wave will cross the Caribbean Sea and hit Florida as a hurricane. The National Hurricane Center described TD9 as “disheveled, however, warm […]

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Finance

López Obrador proposes handing more power to Mexico’s military

Mexico’s president Andrés Manuel López Obrador has submitted a reform to congress putting the country’s 118,000-strong National Guard under the command of the defence ministry, despite the constitution stating the force must operate under civilian leadership. The move has alarmed civil society and human rights organisations, who warn that it further militarises public security and […]