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Dog has its day as mayor of San Francisco

- A previously unknown female Chihuahua named Frida has won her first political office, being named Mayor of San Francisco for the day as part of a campaign to support the city's animal shelter.

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French man charged after Brooklyn Bridge climb: New York police

NEW YORK - A French man faces criminal charges in New York following his arrest for climbing a beam on the Brooklyn Bridge, police said on Monday.

U.S. 17 Nov 2014

Venezuela lauds world records for Christmas dinner 'made in revolution'

CARACAS - Venezuela praised its 'socialist revolution' for a culinary conquest on Saturday: Guinness World Records for the country's beloved Christmas dinner staples.

15 Nov 2014

California newspaper asks reporters to help with deliveries

SACRAMENTO Calif. - One of California's largest newspapers has asked reporters and other employees to help deliver papers on Sundays, according to a memo obtained by Reuters, the latest sign of the toll that financial woes are taking on print journalism.

14 Nov 2014

Strippers win $10.9 million judgment for unpaid wages from New York club

NEW YORK - Exotic dancers at a midtown Manhattan strip club were awarded nearly $10.9 million by a U.S. judge who found they were employees unfairly classified by the club as independent contractors.

U.S., 14 Nov 2014

Russia plans alternative version of 'Wikipedia'

MOSCOW - Russia plans to create its own "Wikipedia" to ensure its citizens have access to more "detailed and reliable" information about their country, the presidential library said on Friday.

Tech, World, Russia, 14 Nov 2014