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A Peculiar News Rundown

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[In '40s Narrator voice] This Week in Peculiar News -- Sex Demons! Clowns Murdered! Colossal Squid! Mummies!

Tanzania -- A bat demon called Popo Bawa is blamed for a series of sex attacks. - BBC

Columbia -- Two clowns are shot dead while performing in front of a live audience (no it wasn't Joe Rogan and Carlos Mencia). - Yahoo

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New Zealand -- Fishermen catch a 33 foot, 990 pound Colossal Squid. - BBC

Italy -- A man hides his dead father in a garage freezer, and collects his pension. - Yahoo

New York -- Man found mummified in front of a blaring television, he has been dead for a year, and the tv has continued to play for him. - Reuters

Egypt -- Since we’re on mummies, how about some wooden statues, 4000 years old, built to hold the souls of an Egyptian scribe and his wife. Sydney Morning Herald

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