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Facing multiple charges arising out of non-consensual sex with a hotel maid, Dominique Strauss-Kahn has resigned as head of the International Monetary Fund.  According to an aide, he plans to stay in the U.S. and run for governor of California.

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors may impose a ban on circumcision anywhere within the city limits. Seems just too many men were leaving more than their hearts in San Francisco. 

This week, Queen Elizabeth II became the first British monarch in four decades to visit Ireland, placing a wreath at the War memorial Gardens in Dublin.  Then she paid the Irish what they consider the highest honor afforded to their culture -- she got blotto in the Hound and Thistle Pub in County Cork.

According to a recent AMA study, sex, coffee consumption and sneezing increase your chances of having a fatal stroke.  So if you enjoy lots of sex, spend hours at Starbucks and suffer from allergies, best you stop reading this and dial 911.

The franchise-wide McDonald’s makeover scheduled to begin soon will include the latest electronic devices including flat-screen TVs and wi-fi internet access.
And if current negotiations with Bill Gates work out, you’ll be directed to their in-house server -- McMicrosoft.

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