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Mouse hunt delays Norwegian flight to New York

OSLO - Norwegian Air Shuttle, already plagued by costly flight delays on its long-haul routes, was forced to delay a flight to New York by five hours on Tuesday because of a hunt for a mouse in the cockpit.

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California woman gets stuck in chimney trying to sneak into home

LOS ANGELES - A California woman who tried to sneak into a house through the chimney got stuck and had to be rescued by firefighters, who used dish soap to help extricate the soot-covered intruder, authorities said on Monday.

20 Oct 2014

Massage and mooo-d music soothe Vietnam beef cake beauty contestants

MOC CHAU Vietnam - This year's winner of the Moc Chau beauty contest has an American father while her mother is of Dutch and Cuban heritage. She's also pregnant, which is fine with the judges since contestant 1386 is a four-year-old cow.

21 Oct 2014

Australian returns home from holiday with spider in stomach

SYDNEY - An Australian man had a spider removed from his stomach after it burrowed its way into his body and survived for three days before being removed.

17 Oct 2014

Topless activist fined for exhibitionism in attack on Putin wax figure

PARIS - A Ukrainian activist belonging to topless feminist group Femen was convicted for exhibitionism by a Paris court on Wednesday for having attacked a statue of Russian President Vladimir Putin at a wax museum in the capital.

15 Oct 2014

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