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Wisconsin couple, too drunk to drive, give keys to 9-year-old: court

MILWAUKEE A Wisconsin couple allowed their 9-year-old daughter to drive them and their 11-month-old baby because they were too drunk to do so themselves, according to Polk County Circuit Court records.

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Ohio police and perhaps 'Man with the Yellow Hat' on lookout for monkey

CLEVELAND In an escape worthy of popular cartoon monkey "Curious George," police in Minerva Park, Ohio, have alerted the public to a simian on the loose.

05 Feb 2016

Sparrow defies nature and joins Japanese family

FUKAYA, Japan - - A sparrow has set up home with an elderly couple in Fukaya, in Japan's Saitama prefecture, becoming the newest member of their family. | Video

08 Feb 2016

Sea lion takes a booth at San Diego restaurant on the beach

LOS ANGELES A skinny sea lion pup with a taste for the finer things in life turned up on Thursday inside a fancy San Diego restaurant, where it settled down into a booth. | Video

05 Feb 2016

Texas governor says he supports crosses on police cars

AUSTIN, Texas The governor of Texas supports police putting cross images on their patrol cars, saying they are part of U.S. historical practices, and symbols of service, his office said on Friday.

U.S., 05 Feb 2016

Turkish army seizes parrots, budgies on Syria border

ISTANBUL The Turkish army has confiscated 700 parrots and 294 budgerigars on the border with Syria, it said on Friday, as its tighter security measures ensnare what was once a thriving trade in domesticated birds.

World, Syria, 05 Feb 2016