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Fri April 15, 2011

Golfer Kevin Na Needed 16 Shots On A Par-4 Hole

Golfer Kevin Na set a record at the Texas Open Thursday. On the ninth hole, he shot a 16 — the tour's highest-ever score on a par-four. This being golf, a high score is bad. It took him 20 minutes to finish the hole.


Fri April 15, 2011
Strange News

Man Spots Kate Middleton's Face On A Jelly Bean

Wesley Hosie of Somerset, England, is the owner of a precious jelly bean. The red and yellow bean contains a spitting image of Prince William's bride-to-be. Hosie told the Telegraph that when his girlfriend opened the jar of jelly beans the face of Kate Middleton was "literally lying there staring back at me."


Fri April 15, 2011

Suicide Blast Wounds Dozens At Indonesian Mosque

A suicide bomber blew himself up as police were praying Friday, wounding 28 people in the first attack on a mosque since extremists started targeting the predominantly Muslim country a decade ago.

The attack — which followed a nearly two-year lull in suicide bombings — occurred at a mosque inside a police compound in the West Java town of Cirebon. Local media reported that the bomber attended Friday prayers carrying a prayer rug and explosives hidden on his body.

Most of the people at the mosque were police officers, and the local chief of police was among the injured.

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Fri April 15, 2011

NATO Steps Up Bombing Campaign In Tripoli

There were more NATO air strikes on targets in the Libyan capital Tripoli Thursday. Libyan officials immediately reported damage to civilian installations. But an official tour of the bombing sites for journalists did not go as the government planned.


Fri April 15, 2011

Business News

Renee Montagne has business news.