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'Tom of Finland' gay images set for bedroom and bath

HELSINKI - A Finnish textile company hopes to cash in on the popularity of artist Touko Laaksonen's homoerotic images among the gay community with a "Tom of Finland" branded range of towels, bed linens and other products.

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Maine teen broke into homes naked, looking for car keys - police

BRUNSWICK Maine - A naked Maine teenager who broke into two homes over the weekend while his parents' house was engulfed in flames is scheduled to appear in court on Monday to face attempted burglary charges, according to police.

17 Nov 2014

French man charged after Brooklyn Bridge climb - New York police

NEW YORK - A French man faces criminal charges in New York following his arrest for climbing a beam on the Brooklyn Bridge, police said on Monday.

17 Nov 2014

Merkel tells German rock star: sorry we mangled your song

BERLIN - Chancellor Angela Merkel stunned a German rock star named Campino by calling to apologise for her conservative Christian Democrat (CDU) party's mangling of his popular rock anthem "Tage wie diese" at their victory party after her 2013 re-election.

16 Nov 2014

Russia plans alternative version of 'Wikipedia'

MOSCOW - Russia plans to create its own "Wikipedia" to ensure its citizens have access to more "detailed and reliable" information about their country, the presidential library said on Friday.

World 14 Nov 2014

Arkansas teen arrested after failed attempt at driver's licence

LITTLE ROCK Ark. - An Arkansas teenager's attempt to land a driver's licence landed him in jail after he was charged with driving to the test site without a licence and smashing into a state trooper's patrol car and a house when trying to flee.

13 Nov 2014