FACTS OF THE DAY

12 February 2017

A man at Scarborough Magistrates Court has pleaded guilty to owning a picture of someone performing unspeakable sex acts with a dead sheep and an eel.

metro.co.uk

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US intelligence claims to have evidence that Vladimir Putin is planning to extradite Edward Snowden to America as a ‘gift’ for Donald Trump.

nbc.com

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27 US States do not have a statutory minimum age for marriage.

tahirih.org

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Hackers use computers to ‘watch’ ads on fake websites, making billions of dollars a year. An estimated 70% of online ads are never seen by humans.

thetimes.co.uk

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Later this month, a French performance artist is to live inside a limestone rock for a week, after which he will attempt to hatch some hen’s eggs himself.

qz.com