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Fox News host says government is hiding UFO evidence

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Fox News host Tucker Carlson says the US government is hiding evidence of UFO wreckage from the public. “There is physical evidence that the US government is holding which would tell us a lot more about what these objects are,” he said. “I’ve heard this from someone who I think is knowledgable in the subject.”

Man arrested for complaining 24,000 times

A 71-year-old man in Japan was arrested for calling a phone company 24,000 times to complain to them about his contract, police said. Akitoshi Okamoto had allegedly pummelled the KDDI Corporation's customer service department with toll-free phone calls over an eight-day period.

Fire breaks out after dog turns on microwave

A kitchen fire broke out when a family dog somehow turned on a microwave. Firefighters in Essex discovered that the blaze had started in the kitchen when the homeowner's dog, a husky, started the microwave, causing a package of bread rolls inside to burn and catch fire. The dog and its owners were unhurt.

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