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Ancient Roman town found next to Kent motorway

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An Ancient Roman town has been discovered buried next to a major motorway in Kent. The 18-acre settlement dates back as early as 43 AD. The discovery of the town, which includes a temple and main road, has been hailed one of the most significant finds in regional archaeological history. Romans invaded Britain in 43 AD. They remained for almost 400 years.

Man says someone broke in and cleaned his home

A man in Massachusetts says his house has been been broken into and cleaned. “Nothing was damaged, nothing was taken… just arranged in a really creepy way,” Nate Roman told NBC News. He said he could smell bleach and other cleaning solvents. His son’s room had been tidied and the bed made. 

Replica Ark owners sue for flood damage 

The owners of a replica Noah's Ark are suing their insurers for flood compensation. In a biblical turn of events, Ark Encounter says its insurers acted in bad faith when they refused to pay the full cost of the damage suffered by the theme park in Williamstown, Kentucky. The 510-foot wooden ship itself was undamaged. 

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