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Iran is threatening to block the Strait of Hormuz and disrupt oil shipments, among others, officials said Tuesday. Iran says it will block the vital waterway if sanctions are imposed on it, which may happen because of its nuclear program. The U.S. responded to the threats by saying “any disruption will not be tolerated.”
Quote of note
"Seeing this white snow fall has made me think of the general's efforts, and this brings tears to my eyes." – North Korean soldier Seo Ju-rim, talking to a state TV station about the snow that fell during Kim Jong Il’s funeral Wednesday. Kim was said to be able to control the weather.
A crocodile snatched a lawn mower from a worker at a reptile park near Sydney, Australia. Watch the report below.
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