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North Korea's well-to-do feast on French baguettes

SEOUL - French-trained chefs are cooking up a storm in Pyongyang where North Korea's privileged classes are devouring their baguettes, a pro-North newspaper reported on Wednesday, even as much of the population outside the capital struggles to feed itself.

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Washington goose poop prompts officials maybe to let the dogs out

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Park Service is weighing using dogs to drive off Canada geese that each foul the U.S. capital's National Mall with up to three pounds (1.4 kg) of droppings a day, the agency said on Tuesday.

24 Mar 2015

Lack of orange juice leads Louisiana man to shoot son in buttocks

- A Louisiana man was in custody on Monday after shooting his 18-year-old son in the buttocks during a fight about orange juice, police said.

U.S., 23 Mar 2015

Maryland students accused of using Twitter to cheat on test

- Two Maryland high school students have been accused of using Twitter to cheat on Common Core state standardized tests, officials said on Monday.

U.S., 23 Mar 2015

British police hunt thieves who stole 38 pythons

LONDON - British police said on Monday they were hunting for thieves who broke into an apartment in northwest England and stole 38 Royal Python snakes.

23 Mar 2015

Paper planes, parents help Indian pupils outsmart state exams

PATNA, India - Images of Indian students blatantly cheating on school-leaving examinations under the noses of supervisors have gone viral, inviting ridicule on Twitter and exposing flaws in the much-maligned education system of an impoverished eastern state. | Video

20 Mar 2015