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Iceland

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    Bitcoin Criminal Escapes Prison, Flees on Plane With Prime MinisterHe managed to get out of prison and make it to Sweden.
  2. Iceland Announced a Men-Only Conference on Gender Equality at the U.N.Reddit dubs it “Footstools for Feminists.”
  3. interview
    An Icelandic Mayor Explains Why Amateurs Can Govern BetterIcelandic comedian Jon Gnarr was elected on a platform that called for free towels at public pools — but was only the third Reykjavik mayor in 20 years to finish out his term.
  4. international affairs
    A WikiLeaks Ally Is Ready to Fly Snowden to Iceland TomorrowThe plane’s all ready, but not the asylum.
  5. spy games
    Edward Snowden Slowly Trying to Woo IcelandHe’s approached the country for asylum “in an informal way.”
  6. scary things
    Plane Flying From New York to Moscow Lands in Iceland After Bomb Threat A fake bomb threat, it seems. 
  7. other countries’ embarrassments
    #IcelandicProblemsWhen you’re going on a date with someone who turns out to be your cousin because almost everyone in Iceland is your cousin.
  8. obama
    Icelandic Volcanoes Hate President ObamaThey’re changing his travel plans for the second year in a row.
  9. loose lips
    U.S. Government Subpoenas Twitter for WikiLeaks InformationMeet Birgotta Jonsdottir.
  10. party chat
    Celebrity Volcano Slam Poetry!We made Julian Schnabel, Gabriel Byrne, and Sting rap about Eyjafjallajökull.
  11. ash holes
    Second Icelandic Ash Cloud Looms Over BritainHonestly, Eyjafjallajökull.
  12. ash holes
    Air Travel in Europe May Resume MondayAirlines pushing for end to ban after losing at least $1 billion so far.
  13. ash holes
    Volcanic Ash Keeps Obama From Polish President’s FuneralThe U.S. ambassador to Poland, Lee Feinstein, will represent Obama.
  14. iceland
    Icelandic Volcano Has No Respect for People’s SchedulesEyjafjallajokull: How rude!
  15. ballsy crimes
    Former SEC Lawyer, Accomplice to Dreier, Pleads Guilty to Impersonating CanadiansRobert Miller faces up to twenty years in prison after helping Marc Dreier sell bogus securities by impersonating foreigners on phone calls to hedge funds.
  16. ink-stained wretches
    Vanity Fair’s Fishy Tales From IcelandNo one cared about the tiny island until it collapsed. Now it’s worthy of some tall tales.