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Secretary of State Kerry fined for not shoveling by Boston home

BOSTON - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was slapped with a $50 fine for failing to have a side street adjoining his Boston home shoveled following the blizzard that dropped more than 2 feet (60 cm) of snow on Massachusetts this week, a spokesman said on Friday.

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Voodoo queen cemetery in New Orleans to restrict access after vandalism

NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans' oldest cemetery will soon be closed to visitors without an official escort or familial ties to the deceased, the result of a spate of vandalism that has included the tomb of voodoo queen Marie Laveau.

27 Jan 2015

Mr Incredible convicted of attacking Batgirl on Hollywood Boulevard

LOS ANGELES - A man who dresses as the comic superhero Mr. Incredible has been sentenced to 3 years probation after pleading guilty to attacking a woman costumed as Batgirl in a Hollywood Boulevard turf dispute, prosecutors said on Tuesday.

U.S., 27 Jan 2015

Mississippi collector's quirky Elvis shrine up for auction

JACKSON, Miss. - The estate of an eccentric Elvis Presley memorabilia collector who for more than two decades offered tours of his Mississippi house at any time day or night will be auctioned on Saturday, his attorney said.

27 Jan 2015

China police suspended after dining on enormous salamander

BEIJING - The southern Chinese city of Shenzhen suspended 14 police officers and put a police chief under investigation on Tuesday on suspicion of feasting on an endangered giant salamander, state media reported.

27 Jan 2015