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Hamburg residents take revenge on late-night revellers with urine-repellent paint

BERLIN - Residents of Hamburg's St. Pauli's nightclub district are getting their own back on late-night revellers who urinate on public buildings, with a new high-tech paint that sends the spray bouncing right back at them.

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About 20 manatees rescued from Florida storm drain

ORLANDO, Fla. - About 20 Florida manatees were freed by early Tuesday morning from a storm drain near Cape Canaveral, where they were apparently trying to warm themselves, officials and local media said. | Video

24 Feb 2015

Hidden sketches by French painter Cezanne found in Pennsylvania

- Unfinished sketches by the famed French artist Paul Cezanne have been found hidden on the backs of two of his watercolours, a Pennsylvania-based art foundation said on Saturday.

22 Feb 2015

Afghan central bank branch employees raid their own bank and run

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan - Staff at a branch of Afghanistan's central bank in southern Kandahar province may have got away with as much as 81 million Afghanis ($1.4 million) when they robbed their own bank and ran, an official said on Saturday.

21 Feb 2015

Eleven-year-old wins Scottish goal of the month award

LONDON - Eleven-year-old Celtic fan Jay Beatty was the overwhelming winner of the Scottish Premiership’s goal of the month award for January after he scored a penalty during halftime of the champions' match at Hamilton Academical.

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Manhunt underway for Idaho inmate who escaped jail through ceiling

SALMON, Idaho - A manhunt was underway on Thursday for an Idaho inmate who escaped jail by inching across crawl space above the facility's ceiling before dropping into the lobby of the local sheriff’s office, where he stole an employee's purse and fled on foot, authorities said.

20 Feb 2015