An odd year: Stupid selfies, creepy clowns and Trump

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  • Tuesday, 27 Dec 2016

Scariest clown, indeed! Protesters hold up signs during a march and rally against the US President-elect Donald Trump in Los Angeles, California, on Dec 18, 2016. Photo: Reuters

Searches for selfies led to many bad decisions, an outbreak of creepy clown sightings chilled even horror maestro Stephen King, and a hard-fought campaign ended with the election of former reality TV star Donald Trump as president of the United States.

Along with moments of triumph and tragedy, 2016 brought stories that ranged from weird to wonderful, funny to flummoxing.

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