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Rabbi says rampaging monkeys a sign of a plague

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A rabbi says that rampaging monkeys in Thailand are a sign of a biblical plague. Noting that the monkeys have gone wild due to the lack of people out and about during the coronavirus outbreak, Rabbi Yosef Mizrahi cited a verse in Deuteronomy which states: “Hashem your God will dislodge those peoples before you little by little; you will not be able to put an end to them at once, else the wild beasts would multiply to your hurt.”

Triangular UFO sited for third time this year 

A triangle-shaped UFO has reportedly been spotted for the third time this year above Texas. The craft was first seen on January 1st in Houston, before being spotted again over Bogata last month. In a new video, it is seen hovering over Seguin. The man behind the camera can be heard exclaiming: “What the f***?”

Englishman is oldest living male 

Bob Weighton has been officially confirmed as the oldest living man after celebrating his 112th birthday on 30 March 2020. The Englishman received the record title after Chitetsu Watanabe from Japan passed away at 112 years and 355 days. “I can’t say I am pleased to hear that the previous holder has died but I am very pleased that I've been able to live so long and make so many friends,” said Weighton.

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