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Among the year's oddest stories, animal tales were top dogs

NEW YORK - It was the year of the family pet behaving badly: A dog got sick from eating dozens of socks and a puppy took the rap for driving the family car into a pond. Angry cats held their owners hostage on at least two occasions.

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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

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

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., 17 Dec 2014

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

- 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

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