Oddly Enough Headlines

Tue, May 26 2015

Townsend lets cat out of the bag, why hotels are best

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PARIS - American player Taylor Townsend, when deciding whether to stay in a cramped Parisian hotel or rent a private apartment during Roland Garros, opted for the former.

26 May 2015

Danish radio station defends killing baby rabbit live on air

COPENHAGEN - A Danish radio station is defending a show during which the host killed a baby rabbit by hitting it with a bicycle pump, live on the air, saying it was intended to show the hypocrisy of animal lovers.

26 May 2015

Bones found in California belong to Swedish girl missing 30 years

- Bones found in the Northern California foothills have been identified as belonging to a Swedish exchange student who went missing more than 33 years ago, prompting police investigators to reopen the case, a newspaper reported on Tuesday.

26 May 2015

Sat, May 23 2015

German grandmother gives birth to quadruplets at age 65

BERLIN - A 65-year-old German grandmother gave birth to quadruplets at a Berlin hospital this week, with the three boys and a girl born prematurely at 26 weeks being in good health and having a good chance of survival, German TV network RTL reported on Saturday.

23 May 2015

Fri, May 22 2015

Milwaukee man pronounced dead, then moves and breathes - authorities

- First responders preparing to take the body of a Milwaukee man pronounced dead to the morgue got a jolt when the man suddenly began moving and noticeably breathing, authorities said on Friday.

22 May 2015

Could another English king be buried under a car park?

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LONDON - Just three years after the extraordinary discovery of King Richard III under a car park, researchers think another mediaeval English monarch might be found buried beneath a parking lot and are hoping to find him.

22 May 2015

Thu, May 21 2015

Bowwow wow! Dog domestication much older than previously known

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WASHINGTON - Genetic information from a 35,000-year-old wolf bone found below a frozen cliff in Siberia is shedding new light on humankind's long relationship with dogs, showing canine domestication may have occurred earlier than previously thought.

21 May 2015

Arizona woman gets 3.5 years prison for driving over non-voting husband

PHOENIX - An Arizona woman was sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison on Thursday for running over her husband with the family car because he failed to vote in the 2012 presidential election, court officials said.

21 May 2015

After 72 years, Oklahoma veteran to receive high school diploma

OKLAHOMA CITY - An Oklahoma man who dropped out of high school to fight in World War Two will receive his diploma on Thursday, an accomplishment that took 72 years to complete.

21 May 2015

German police find lamb in a Munich brothel, and rescue it

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BERLIN - German police detained a 25-year-old prostitute for keeping a three-week-old lamb named Birke as a pet in a Munich brothel, police said in a statement.

21 May 2015