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Woman who gouged her eyes in California sues over viral photo

LOS ANGELES - A nurse at a Los Angeles hospital took a photo of a woman who gouged out her own eyes with pencils, and the patient sued the hospital and its administrators after the picture went viral on the Internet, her attorney said on Wednesday.

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German police find record heroin haul in truckload of gherkins and garlic

DUESSELDORF Germany - Police have found Germany's biggest-ever stash of heroin, with an estimated street value of 50 million euros ($60 million) (37.04 million pound), hidden in a truckload of pickled cucumbers and garlic.

09 Oct 2014

Sausage, Greece's 'protest dog', dies of heart attack

ATHENS - Sausage, the ginger mongrel who became famous for appearing at anti-austerity protests and barking at riot police at the height of Greece's debt crisis, has died of a heart attack, local officials said on Thursday.

09 Oct 2014

McGinley even angled for advantage with fish tank

GLENEAGLES Scotland - Such was the meticulous attention to every detail during Paul McGinley's victorious campaign as European Ryder Cup captain, the Irishman even made careful plans for the fish tank in the team room.

Sport 29 Sep 2014

China on the lookout for Putin's roaming tiger

BEIJING - China is on the hunt for a Siberian tiger released into the wild by Russian President Vladimir Putin, state media said on Thursday, after the animal roamed across the border, likely in search of food.

09 Oct 2014

India wields the axe on Her Majesty's "laughable" laws

NEW DELHI - If you happen to unearth treasure worth even as little as 10 rupees (16 U.S. cents) in India, don't even think of pocketing it - that's because under a law introduced by the former British colonial rulers, it still belongs to "Her Majesty".

07 Oct 2014