Saturday, September 08, 2012

Gates of Vienna News Feed 9/8/2012

Gates of Vienna News Feed 9/8/2012A teenage boy carrying a bomb blew himself up near NATO headquarters in Kabul, killing himself and six other people. All of the dead where Afghan street kids. No NATO personnel were injured or killed.

In other news, a Chinese fisherman caught a very large specimen of a rare fish known as the Chinese Bahaba, or Giant Yellow Croaker, off the coast of China. After a bidding war, a local fishmonger paid more than $470,000 for the fish.

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