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Thu, Nov 20 2014

'Tom of Finland' gay images set for bedroom and bath


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.

20 Nov 2014

Three Thais detained for handing out tickets to Hunger Games


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

Oddly Enough, World 20 Nov 2014

Colorado man accused of wife's murder marked spot with X on map

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.

20 Nov 2014

Tue, Nov 18 2014

Historic black Florida town slated for luxury shopping development

ORLANDO Fla. - The oldest black town in America, Eatonville in central Florida, where a quarter of the residents live below the poverty line, is set to vote Tuesday night on a plan to transform the community into a luxury shopping destination for the ultra-rich.

18 Nov 2014

Wed, Nov 19 2014

Texas woman sues family after her dogs kill neighbour's pet beagle

HOUSTON - The owner of three pit bulls and a pit-bull mix is seeking up to $1 million in damages after her dogs entered the Houston-area property of her neighbour and fatally attacked her neighbour's 10-year-old beagle.

19 Nov 2014

Mon, Nov 17 2014

Maine teen broke into homes naked, looking for car keys - police

BRUNSWICK Maine - A naked Maine teenager who broke into two homes over the weekend while his parents' house was engulfed in flames is scheduled to appear in court on Monday to face attempted burglary charges, according to police.

17 Nov 2014

French man charged after Brooklyn Bridge climb - New York police

NEW YORK - A French man faces criminal charges in New York following his arrest for climbing a beam on the Brooklyn Bridge, police said on Monday.

17 Nov 2014

Sun, Nov 16 2014

Merkel tells German rock star: sorry we mangled your song


BERLIN - Chancellor Angela Merkel stunned a German rock star named Campino by calling to apologise for her conservative Christian Democrat (CDU) party's mangling of his popular rock anthem "Tage wie diese" at their victory party after her 2013 re-election.

16 Nov 2014

Fri, Nov 14 2014

Russia plans alternative version of 'Wikipedia'


MOSCOW - Russia plans to create its own "Wikipedia" to ensure its citizens have access to more "detailed and reliable" information about their country, the presidential library said on Friday.

Oddly Enough, World 14 Nov 2014

Thu, Nov 13 2014

Arkansas teen arrested after failed attempt at driver's licence

LITTLE ROCK Ark. - An Arkansas teenager's attempt to land a driver's licence landed him in jail after he was charged with driving to the test site without a licence and smashing into a state trooper's patrol car and a house when trying to flee.

13 Nov 2014