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Nigeria isn’t just for scams anymore

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When stupid scams start to fail in Nigeria what do they do? Why switch to piracy, of course.

More at MSNBC.com

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – Maritime pirate attacks worldwide shot up 14 percent in the first nine months of 2007 from a year earlier, with Somalia and Nigeria showing the biggest increases, an international watchdog said Tuesday.While Africa remains problematic, Southeast Asia’s Malacca Strait, one of the world’s busiest waterways, has been relatively quiet, the International Maritime Bureau said in its report.

A total of 198 attacks on ships were reported between January and September this year, up from 174 in the same period in 2006, the IMB said.

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October 16, 2007 Posted by | Crime | 1 Comment

Mini pig

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A tiny piglet has been named Tetley – because he’s no bigger than a cup of tea.

A tiny piglet has been named Tetley at a Devon farm as he's no bigger than a cup of tea /Rex

Tetley was the smallest of a litter of eight Pennywell miniatures born to his mother, Poppy Two Socks, at Pennywell Farm, near Buckfastleigh in Devon.

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UPDATE: Several people have asked me where they can get one of these, or a similar, pigs. Try at this site: http://royaldandie.com./

October 16, 2007 Posted by | animals | 19 Comments