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Canadian caught with 51 turtles in his pants pleads guilty in Michigan

A Canadian college student caught at a border checkpoint in August 2014 with 51 live turtles in his pants pleaded guilty to six smuggling charges on Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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Woman pleads guilty in South African court to trying to sell baby online

JOHANNESBURG A mother pleaded guilty in a South African court on Monday to having tried to sell her baby on the Internet for 5,000 rand ($346), the online news service News24 said.

30 Nov 2015

U.S. woman charged after social media backlash over dog's taped muzzle

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. A woman who sparked an international furor online after posting a photo on Facebook last week of her dog with its mouth duct-taped shut has been charged with animal cruelty in North Carolina, police said.

U.S., Tech, 3:41pm EST

Brazilian police hunt Santa Claus who stole Sao Paulo helicopter

RIO DE JANEIRO Brazilian police are hunting for a Sao Paulo Santa Claus who kicked off the Christmas shopping season by stealing a helicopter.

28 Nov 2015

Man scales Colosseum to protest Rome Holy Year crackdown

ROME A man climbed onto an outside ledge of Rome's Colosseum on Friday and shouted in protest at a new decree restricting sightseeing tours, rickshaw rides and centurion impersonators as part of a public order crackdown in the city.

27 Nov 2015

Tanzania scraps government Christmas cards to save cash

DAR ES SALAAM Tanzanian officials will not be allowed to send out the usual government printed Christmas and New Year cards this year as part of belt-tightening measures by the new president.

26 Nov 2015