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Robber breaks leg during hold-up

A hapless armed robber broke his leg while holding up a convenience store - and then used the shop's phone to call an ambulance.

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Cops caught boozing with prisoners

Two Indian police officers have been suspended after spending a night out on the town with prison inmates.

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Octogenarians strip down for charity

A charity calendar featuring women in their 80s and 90s from an Ohio assisted living facility is opening more than a few eyes.

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Elephants threaten traffic in Thailand
January 15 2015 at 10:25

Park officials in Thailand say aggressive pachyderms are a serious problem, especially during mating season.

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Botched magic trick leaves foul taste
January 14 2015 at 14:59

An amateur magician swallowed acid by apparent mistake on Vietnamese television, sparking widespread criticism.

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Disney cruise ship rescues ‘floater’
January 14 2015 at 14:30

A man who fell overboard from a Royal Caribbean cruise ship off the coast of Cozumel, Mexico, was rescued hours later by a passing Disney Cruise Line ship.

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Dog take solo bus rides to park
January 13 2015 at 14:00

[VIDEO] If Eclipse's owner takes too long, she climbs on the bus without him and rides to her stop near the dog park.

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And the bride wore ...nothing!
January 13 2015 at 09:20

British couples may soon be able to get married in their home, the garden...or even in the nude.

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Dog abandoned at station with suitcase
January 8 2015 at 18:20

Dog lovers are competing to adopt a mongrel abandoned by its owner at a Scotland railway station with a suitcase.

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Official AWOL for 24 years fired
January 8 2015 at 15:59

An Indian official who last appeared for work in December 1990 has been fired.

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McDonald's fries go scarce
January 7 2015 at 17:54

Venezuelan fast-food lovers are mourning the disappearance of McDonald's golden staple: the french fry.

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Scorn, praise for Lebanese-born porn star
January 7 2015 at 17:50

Mia Khalifa, the first Lebanese who publicly boasts of practising such a profession, has stirred fierce debate back home.

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Scrabble rouser in court victory
January 7 2015 at 10:19

A long-running war of words between an Australian and the official Scrabble body has finally been declared a draw by a state court.

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