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Reuters

Toronto police solve tunnel mystery

A mysterious tunnel discovered in Toronto was built for “personal reasons” by two men. And like the tunnel, the case is now closed.

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AP

Thousands say I do in mass wedding

Around 3 800 identically-dressed couples - mostly young and some who had met just days before - participated in the ceremony in Gapyeong.

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AP

Couple turns a combined 212 years old

A husband and wife thought to be one of the oldest married couples in New York have celebrated their birthdays.

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Man caught speeding for cheeseburger
February 6 2015 at 10:49

A motorist caught speeding in the Australian city of Melbourne told police he was racing to get “a triple cheeseburger.”

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Janitor leaves behind $8m estate
February 5 2015 at 15:52

Known as a private man who led a modest life in Vermont, janitor Ronald Read had a hidden talent for investing in stocks.

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Valentine’s Day celebration warning
February 5 2015 at 13:11

A Hindu group in India was slammed for threatening to forcibly marry off all couples found celebrating Valentine's Day in public.

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33km daily trek sparks flood of funding
February 4 2015 at 20:01

A crowdfunding campaign raised more than R2.2 million for a Detroit man who walked 33 kilometers to work each day.

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Real euros in French Monopoly sets
February 4 2015 at 19:20

The French version of Monopoly is celebrating its 80th year by slipping cash into 80 boxes of the game.

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Texas boy suspended over “magic trick”
February 4 2015 at 10:14

A nine-year-old Lord of the Rings fan has been suspended after telling a classmate he would make him disappear.

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Forget the snow, mind the groundhog!
February 3 2015 at 09:47

Groundhogs can bite. A Wisconsin mayor learned that lesson the hard way.

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Tiara tantrum stuns beauty queen
February 2 2015 at 14:31

The Miss Amazon beauty pageant took a bizarre turn when the first runner-up snatched the winner’s crown.

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Seven seconds away from a fortune
January 30 2015 at 12:19

A Quebec man has lost his court challenge over a $27-million lottery prize.

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UPS needed for couple’s special delivery
January 30 2015 at 10:59

Lee and Carol Brown want to eat pizza while watching the Super Bowl - but their favourite parlour is 2 000km away.

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