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Ship that sank in 1888 found near San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge

SAN FRANCISCO - The wreckage of a passenger steamship that sank in the 19th century after a collision in the San Francisco Bay has been found near the Golden Gate Bridge, officials said on Wednesday.

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Every dog has his day in court, in New Jersey 17 Apr 2014

A computer glitch is likely to blame for a summons that called a German Shepherd to report for jury duty, court officials in New Jersey's Cumberland County said on Wednesday.

Fly me to Sochi, demands Cathay passenger armed with chocolate bar, court hears 18 Apr 2014

HONG KONG - A passenger on board a Hong Kong-bound Cathay Pacific flight, armed only with a Toblerone chocolate bar, demanded the plane fly to Sochi so he could watch the Winter Olympics, a court heard.


North Korean embassy complains to UK after salon mocks leader's hair 16 Apr 2014

LONDON - North Korea failed to see the joke when a London hair salon used a picture of its leader Kim Jong Un to try to attract more customers and has written to Britain's Foreign Office asking it to stop what it calls a "provocation".


Teenager uses Facebook to save Romania's stray dogs 16 Apr 2014

BUCHAREST - When French film actress Brigitte Bardot began a campaign to spare the thousands of stray dogs in Romania's capital from being put down, she did it with a $150,000 (89,306.98 pounds) donation scheme.

A gay artist will get his images on stamps in Finland 16 Apr 2014

HELSINKI - Finland's postal service will honour "Tom of Finland" with stamps taken from his work - homoerotic drawings of muscular men wearing tight, black leather uniforms, when they wear anything at all.