Wed, Nov 26 2014
ZURICH - An animal rights group has petitioned the Swiss government to ban a traditional, if rare, practise of eating cats for dinner and turning dogs into sausages.
WASHINGTON - U.S. President Barack Obama is set to announce Wednesday afternoon whether Mac or Cheese will be America's top turkey, then both birds will travel to their new home: a farm in Virginia.
HAMILTON, Bermuda - A British man headed to his honeymoon on a Cuba-bound flight instead found himself grounded in Bermuda after drunkenly threatening the flight crew, with his wife continuing on to Cuba without him, authorities in Bermuda said on Tuesday.
Tue, Nov 25 2014
WASHINGTON - Fifty years after Vivian Joseph and Ronald Joseph skated at the Innsbruck Olympics, the American pair on Tuesday officially claimed the bronze medal.
BEIJING - A Siberian tiger released into the wild by Russian President Vladimir Putin is the main suspect in a series of goat deaths in China's northeast, state media reported Chinese local authorities as saying on Tuesday.
Mon, Nov 24 2014
BOSTON - The U.S. Coast Guard said on Monday it would transport 193 endangered sea turtles by plane from Massachusetts to Florida after they got trapped in frigid waters off Cape Cod.
ISTANBUL - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told a meeting on women's rights on Monday that gender equality was contrary to nature and said feminists did not recognise the value of motherhood.
Thu, Nov 20 2014
HELSINKI - A Finnish textile company hopes to cash in on the popularity of artist Touko Laaksonen's homoerotic images among the gay community with a "Tom of Finland" branded range of towels, bed linens and other products.
BANGKOK - Three Thai university students were taken into police custody on Thursday for handing out free tickets to the latest film in the Hunger Games series, from which Thai protesters have borrowed a gesture of resistance to a totalitarian government. | Video
DENVER - A Colorado man accused of killing his wife by pushing her off a cliff had a map with an "X" marking the spot where she fell to her death, unsealed court records show.