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German man evicted for squeaky swing set sex prop
A German court says a landlady was within her rights to evict a man for persistently using a squeaky swing set in his apartment late at night as a sex prop.
This is not one of the robots the hotel chain Starwood is using to bring guests items such as towels and toothbrushes. (Clive Mason, Getty Images)
Hotel chain experiments with robot butlers
A U.S. hotel chain is facing criticism for plans to bring robot ...
British holidaymakers in southern France where holiday braggies, or selfies, have been banned. (Tony Barson, No copyright. Image free to use.)
French ban selfies, or 'braggies,' on beach
A popular tourist beach in the south of France has banned ...
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Chicken crosses the road; police respond
Police in Portland, Oregon, were dispatched after a chicken was ...
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Smuggler eats money, still caught
A Venezuelan smuggler has been sentenced to three months in prison in ...
Google's deep sea cables have been under attack by great white sharks, which have been nibbling on the fragile fiber optic cables. (Alban,
Great white sharks attack Google deep sea cables
Google's deep sea cables have been under attack by great white sharks, ...
Packages containing confiscated cocaine. (Joern Pollex, Getty Images)
Spain: Woman arrested with coke in breast implants
Spanish police say they have arrested a woman who landed at Madrid's international airport with 1.7 kilos (3.7 pounds) of cocaine hidden in her breast implants.
Police in Herefordshire, England, thought they had a bead on the whereabouts of the Holy Grail, but their search turned up only a salad bowl. Meanwhile, a nice crowd gathered several years ago in New York City's Battery Park to watch the classic film
UK police close in on the Holy Grail, but to no avail
U.K. police searched a village in Herefordshire searching for a ...
A McDonalds employee in North Carolina painted a Nazi swasika on a customer's sandwich bun with butter. The employee has since been fired. (Justin Sullivan, 2014 Getty Images)
McDonalds not loving swastika on a bun
A McDonalds worker has been sacked after drawing a Nazi swastika into ...
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High beams in China punished by high beams
Drivers in China who dazzle other motorists with their headlights ...
Man fined for pretending to be ghost, saying 'wooooo'
A man has been fined for pretending to be a ghost in a graveyard, and ...
Bobbie Lane has been diagnosed with Migraine Variant Balance Disorder, a condition which affects her balance and disorder. She contracted the disorder after riding on a carnival ride with friends.
Doctors can cure dizzy spell, but don't know when
A woman in Britain has been left feeling dizzy for a year after riding ...
Mike Conway, left, takes a selfie with third place finisher Will Power and second place finisher Tony Kanaan after the Verizon IndyCar Series Honda Indy Toronto Race in July. (Chris Trotman, 2014 Getty Images)
Quarter Of European youths have taken selfie at the wheel
A new survey carried out on young drivers across Europe has found a ...
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Lady Gaga struck down with altitude sickness
Pop star Lady Gaga fell ill in Denver, Colorado, on Wednesday night ...
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Buckingham Palace sees 400,000 visitors in 8 weeks in 1993
In 1993 Buckingham Palace, London, England Officially Opened Its Doors To An Expected 400,000 Visitors During An Eight-Week Period.
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Man pushes Brussels sprout up mountain via nose
A British man has pushed a Brussels sprout all the way up Mount ...
Prosthetic leg (Taylor Weidman, 2014 Getty Images)
Woman attacks cabin crew with fake leg
A woman on a Thomson Airlines flight allegedly swore at cabin crew and ...
A woman sells watermelons at a market in China. (ChinaFotoPress, Getty Images)
Melons used as weapons in this fruit fight
A fruit fight broke out between two watermelon sellers in Taicang, ...
A new survey by Nielsen shows that 91 percent of Americans say they snack daily, (Justin Sullivan, Getty Images)
91% of Americans snack daily, survey finds
A new survey by Nielsen shows that 91 percent of Americans say that ...
Robert Picardo's wife claims the actor is having a secret gay affair with Bill Nye, host of
Robert Picardo wants wife silenced over gay affair allegations
"Star Trek: Voyager" actor Robert Picardo is seeking a court order to ...
A Google Street View camera is displayed in Hannover, Germany. (Sean Gallup, 2010 Getty Images)
Google Street View captures Serbian police in action
Google Street View images reportedly captured Serbian police ...
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Ukrainian tour companies offer trips to war-ravaged areas
Ukrainian tourist companies are offering tours to war-ravaged parts of ...
File photo of a bed in a bedroom. (Frederic Lewis, Getty Images)
More than half of women still fake orgasms
A survey by adult company Anne Summers claims 58 percent of women ...
Actress Ariel Winter's hair isn't blond, and it might not be long enough to cause a car accident, but it's pretty long. (Mike Windle, 2014 Getty Images)
Long hair causes car crash tragedy
A teenage driver has been tragically killed after her long blonde hair ...
A Welsh soccer fan bet that Brazil would win the World Cup. When that didn’t happen, he had to scale Mount Snowdon wearing nothing but a bikini thong. (Christopher Furlong, Getty Images)
Welsh fan won't welsh on his bet
A Welsh soccer fan has scaled his home nation’s Mount Snowdon wearing ...
Prostitution (Andreas Rentz/file, Getty Images)
Greek prostitution up 1,500 percent
The economic crisis in Greece has been a key contributor to a rise in ...
Memorial space flights for dead pets will start this fall by a Houston company that already sends human remains out of this world. Celestis Pets says the cost will be about the same as for human remains sent into space and returned, starting at about $995. (Getty Images/file)
Houston firm offers space flights for pet remains
Memorial space flights for four-legged loved ones will start this fall by a Houston company that already sends human remains out of this world.
An Indianapolis man is celebrating his second $1 million Hoosier Lottery prize in the past three months. Robert Hamilton won a $1 million prize from a scratch-off ticket he bought last week. He bought his other big winner in April. Officials say the odds of winning a top prize from the scratch-off game are one in 2.1 million. (Scott Olson, 2013 Getty Images)
Indianapolis man buys 2 $1M tickets in 3 months
An Indianapolis man is celebrating his second $1 million Hoosier Lottery prize in the past three months.
A man in Cina visited his doctor, much like this man is doing in this photo, and got some unusual news. (American Cancer Society via Getty Images)
Man in China has unexpected equipment
A married 44-year-old man in China had a shock when he visited doctors ...
Investigators say Freddy Shelby, 30, of Albuquerque, broke into a couple's home through a window, grabbed a Sprite from the refrigerator, took off all his clothes and fell asleep in the master bedroom where the couple discovered him. He said he thought he was at his girlfriend's house. (Getty Images/file)
South Africa’s Cape Times: '25% cops failed gun test’
Nearly a quarter of police officers required to carry a firearm are ...
Prince William stifles a sneeze during a visit to St Aidan's Primary School in Blackburn, England.  He may be sick, or he may not. Many people call in sick on what would be their first day back from a holiday, a new survey shows. (Gary M. Prior, 2008 Getty Images)
Quarter of workers pull sickies after holiday
As many as 25 percent of workers call in sick to work on what would ...
DNA (Getty Images/file)
Only 8.2% of human DNA is functioning
A new discovery from Oxford University in England has found that less ...
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Flip-flops save woman from lightning blast
A home nurse was saved after being struck by lightning due to her ...
Brad Paisley  (Ethan Miller, Getty Images)
Brad Paisley counts the lingerie
"I counted 8 or 9 bras thrown on stage tonight. Thanks Wyoming. Hang ...
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In 1965 American Surf Rockers The Beach Boys Released California Girls.
In 1965 American Surf Rockers The Beach Boys Released "California Girls."
Celebrity Birthdays
Folk singer Woody Guthrie, B.1912
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Canadian tourist gets more than he bargained for with selfie
A Canadian tourist thought it would be a good idea to get a selfie near some rail tracks near the Inca trail in Peru. But that decision left him scratching his head after the train's conductor went by.
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China Daily: ‘Quality of arable land is worrying’
Pollutants in more than 16 percent of Chinese soil exceed national standards, an official report shows. For arable farmland, the percentage increases to almost 20 percent, which officials have called extremely worrying.
The decor village of Mos Espa is one of Tunisia’s highest cultural heritage sites, and is of high importance to the local economy and global culture
Tunisia trying to save Star Wars Tattoine set from sand erosion
Tunisian officials are reaching out to Star Wars fans to help them save the set of Tatooine from sinking into the desert.
Michigan gem dealer claims he told U.S. where bin Laden was
A Michigan man claims to have given U.S. authorities the location of Osama bin Laden’s compound in 2003, eight years before he was killed. He says he’s still trying to collect the $25 million reward.
What was Vegas like during WWII? Former Nev. Senator Richard Bryan talks about his experience growing up in the city 
Richard Bryan has a lengthy resume when it comes to serving this city and state as a former Governor, U.S Senator, and Attorney General. This week he shares with News 3 and friend, Sherry Beatty, a personal look at growing-up as a child in Las Vegas during the 1940s.
What's the best frozen pizza? Consumer Reports has the answer 
Americans spent more than $3 billion last year on frozen pizzas, but how tasty are the offerings in our store freezers?
Florida sewer workers rake through sewage to find missing wedding ring 
When Tequesta's Shannon Harrigan gives her young son a bath, it can be an adventure. But this week, bath time turned into a nightmare when her ring slipped off her finger and into the drain.
Video showing Hawthorne, Calif. police kill dog and handcuff man goes viral, sparking anger online
A Youtube video gone viral shows police in Hawthorne, California shooting and killing a man's dog after handcuffing the man, who appears to have been filming a police raid using a cell phone.
Are you suggesting coconuts migrate?
Coconuts are migrational – sort of. They don’t exactly travel back and forth between different climates season by season, but they are quite capable of getting around.
On this day in history, April 8
The first video-recorded college basketball game occurred in Pennsylvania, Babe Ruth's all-time home run record was broken in Atlanta, and the first African-American manager in Major League Baseball managed his first game.
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