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Tue, May 5 2015

Austrian baker causes stir with 'tasteless' 9/11 cake

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VIENNA - A Vienna baker has stirred up anger by making a cake depicting Austria's main political parties as New York's twin towers coming under attack from opposition party aircraft.

05 May 2015

'Serial stowaway' was arrested at Chicago airport last month

- A woman notorious for sneaking onto commercial airline flights was arrested at Chicago O'Hare International Airport late last month after she was found in a restricted area without a ticket, police said on Tuesday.

05 May 2015

Mon, May 4 2015

At Polish castle, knights tool up for medieval fight

MALBORK, Poland - Wielding swords and halberds, knights in heavy armor attack each other in scenes that could easily be mistaken for a staged reconstruction. But on the grounds of this vast brick castle in northern Poland, the battles are real. | Video

04 May 2015

Fri, May 1 2015

Man sues Florida hospital after his leg found in the garbage

MIAMI - A south Florida man is suing a hospital for emotional distress, saying his leg was amputated and thrown in the garbage with his name tag still on it.

01 May 2015

Mon, May 4 2015

Czech club criticized over plans to use lie detectors on players

- Czech second division club Banik Most have been criticized by the world players' union FIFPro over plans to make its players take lie detector tests after a run of nine successive defeats. "FIFPro is totally opposed to the use of a lie detector test and strongly recommends all players not to cooperate with this test," said FIFPro in a statement. According to FIFPro, the players were suspected of having been involved in match-fixing. "Banik Most's club directors...are treatin

04 May 2015

Wed, Apr 29 2015

'Granny hair' vogue: women embrace trend by going many shades of gray

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NEW YORK - While many people try to hide their gray hair, spending hours eradicating the signs of advancing age, going gray may no longer mean reaching out for the dye bottle as "granny hair" is in vogue. | Video

29 Apr 2015

Texas trooper files suit over punishment for Snoop Dogg picture

AUSTIN, Texas - A Texas state trooper who says he was reprimanded after posing for a photograph with rapper Snoop Dogg filed a civil suit on Wednesday over the punishment he felt was unjust.

29 Apr 2015

Mon, Apr 27 2015

Scientist Hawking tells upset fans Malik may be in parallel One Direction

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- What is the cosmological effect of singer Zayn Malik leaving the best-selling boy band One Direction and consequently disappointing millions of teenage girls around the world?

Oddly Enough, People 27 Apr 2015

Wed, Apr 29 2015

EU top court says banning homosexuals from giving blood may be justified

BRUSSELS - Europe's top court ruled on Wednesday that banning homosexual men from giving blood may be justified where strictly necessary and only if there are no alternatives for preventing the transmission of severe infectious diseases.

29 Apr 2015

Tue, Apr 28 2015

Professor in Texas fails entire class, school says no way -report

- A professor at Texas A&M University's campus in Galveston has flunked his entire strategic management class amid claims of cheating and harassment, though university officials say the decision won't stick, the publication Inside Higher Ed reported.

28 Apr 2015
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Key retirements mean a changing of the guard next year in U.S. Congress

Regardless what voters decide in the November elections, there will be a major changing of the guard next year in the U.S. Congress as result of a number of key retirements.