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Germany allows seriously ill patients to grow their own cannabis

BERLIN - A German court ruled on Tuesday that some people suffering from chronic pain should be able to cultivate their own cannabis "for therapeutic purposes".

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Kentucky man charged with pizza prank at police station

- A Kentucky man already charged with shoplifting beer added to his troubles when he made a prank call from the police station to order five pizzas, police said on Thursday.

18 Jul 2014

Archie comic banned in Singapore as censorship row escalates

SINGAPORE - Singapore has banned a volume of the "Archie" comic book that featured a same-sex marriage, adding fuel to a censorship row that erupted over a children's story about two male penguins hatching an egg.

World 17 Jul 2014

Plane's near-miss in Alaska becomes a whale of a tale online

JUNEAU Alaska - A dramatic video of a sea plane just missing a surfacing humpback whale as it came in to land in Alaska has become a hit online, and the man who shot it says it was blind luck.

17 Jul 2014

Romanian princess admits running cockfighting ring in Oregon

PORTLAND Ore. - A Romanian princess and her husband pleaded guilty on Wednesday to one charge of running an illegal gambling operation for their involvement in a cockfighting ring in rural Oregon. 

17 Jul 2014

Washington state man tries to kill spider with blowtorch, sets house ablaze

SEATTLE - A Washington state man who tried to kill a spider using a makeshift blowtorch managed instead to set his house on fire, causing $60,000 worth of damage, Seattle fire officials said on Wednesday.

16 Jul 2014