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Bangladesh Man Beheaded to Redden Bricks

Fortune teller calls for human sacrifice

(Newser) - A Bangladeshi man was beheaded in a bizarre ritual to improve a local brick business. When owners became concerned that bricks in a northern village were losing their sought-after reddish hue, a fortune teller encouraged a human sacrifice. Four laborers, following owners' orders, killed a 26-year-old fellow worker and baked... More »

Stewart Lays a Win at Brickyard

Montoya places, Gordon Shows at Allstate 400 in Tony's backyard

(Newser) - Tony Stewart took the Allstate 400 in his home state of Indiana yesterday, two weeks after he snapped a winless streak at the USG Sheetrock 400. The Home Depot driver battled for the lead all afternoon, finally grabbing the checkered flag by a 2.98-second margin over Juan Pablo Montoya. More »

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