Oddly Enough Headlines

Wed, Dec 17 2014

Canadian picks stranger with ex-girlfriend's name for world trip

TORONTO - A Canadian man will travel the world with Elizabeth Gallagher. Just not the same Elizabeth Gallagher he used to date.

17 Dec 2014

Canadian driver jailed for deaths caused by stopping for ducks

OTTAWA - A Canadian woman was sentenced to 90 days in jail on Thursday for causing two deaths in 2010 when she stopped her car on a Quebec highway to help a group of ducklings crossing the road.

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NY City council votes to ban sale of bunnies by pet shops

NEW YORK - What do bunny rabbits have in common with hyenas, wolverines and polar bears? The adorable little creatures are about to join a menagerie of wildlife prohibited for sale by New York City pet shops.

17 Dec 2014

Tue, Dec 16 2014

Over 20,000 bras recalled in Japan due to injury fears

TOKYO - A Japanese lingerie maker is recalling more than 20,000 brassieres after complaints that underwires suddenly poked out, sometimes while women were wearing them.

16 Dec 2014

Wed, Dec 17 2014

Tennessee police looking for Christmas tree thief

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Police in suburban Nashville are looking for a Scrooge who sawed off a live Christmas tree loaded with decorations in a suspected holiday season theft.

U.S., Oddly Enough 17 Dec 2014

Tue, Dec 16 2014

Alabama police find heroin in toddler's diaper, arrest father

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- Police in Alabama arrested a man after finding 14 grams of heroin hidden in his 2-year-old daughter's diaper, a discovery aided by a tip from the girl's 5-year-old sister, authorities said on Tuesday.

16 Dec 2014

Mon, Dec 15 2014

McDonald's Japan rations fries as U.S. West Coast port dispute drags on

TOKYO - McDonald's Holdings Co (Japan) Ltd has embarked on the emergency measure of only offering small-sized french fries to customers as a protracted labor dispute at U.S. West Coast ports has contributed to long delays in imports.

15 Dec 2014

Robot flies to Germany as airline passenger from Los Angeles

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LOS ANGELES - A humanoid robot with a head, hands and feet and wearing stylish red sneakers boarded a flight for Germany at Los Angeles International Airport on Monday, becoming what was billed as the first robot traveling as a paid passenger on an airline.

15 Dec 2014

New York state bans pet tattooing, piercing

NEW YORK - New York is banning pet tattoos and piercing under a state law aimed at curbing the trendy practice of inking or even maiming animals to make fashion statements.

15 Dec 2014

Sat, Dec 13 2014

SantaCon merrymakers hit midtown Manhattan for annual pub crawl

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NEW YORK - Waves of revelers dressed in Santa Claus outfits invaded Midtown Manhattan on Saturday as part of New York's version of SantaCon, a massive pub crawl that organizers scaled back this year in part to prevent conflicts with a nearby protest march.

Oddly Enough, U.S. 13 Dec 2014
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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.