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Appeasing the elf lords

Highway workers in Iceland had to dig up an enchanted rock that had been accidentally buried last year while cleaning up after a landslide. Apparently the angry elves had caused trouble after their “home” was covered up.

Also: President Obama plans to ratify the Paris climate accord without a vote of the Senate; Homeland Security may take over the presidential election; swastika crop circle in England; and after Facebook fires human news curators, algorithm immediately posts fake news.