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Caffeine-infused weight loss underwear buzzless: FTC

WASHINGTON - Bras, girdles and leggings infused with caffeine and sold as weight loss aids were more decaf than espresso, and the companies that sold them have agreed to refund money to customers and pull their ads, U.S. regulators said on Monday.

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Controversial fingerprinting machines rolled out in some Venezuelan stores

CARACAS - The Venezuelan government has started to fingerprint shoppers at some state-run supermarkets, in a plan to combat food scarcity which has been derided by some consumers weary of shortages.

25 Sep 2014

Washington state teen calls police to break up his own party

SEATTLE - A Washington state teenager who threw a party rife with underage drinking and drug use while his parents were away called police to intervene after a rowdy throng busted a neighbors fence and fights broke out, local media said on Wednesday.

24 Sep 2014

Idaho woman accused of chewing up back seat of police car

SALMON Idaho - An Idaho woman accused of chewing up the back seat of a police cruiser after being arrested in a pepper spray incident could face up to five years in prison if convicted of a felony charge linked to the damage, authorities said on Tuesday.

U.S., 23 Sep 2014

Connecticut man arrested after driving stolen car to meeting with cops

NEW HAVEN Conn. - A 26-year-old Connecticut man was in police custody on Tuesday after showing up to a phony probation meeting driving a car that police say he stole from a woman in a supermarket parking lot and later may have used to rob a bank.

U.S., 23 Sep 2014

Arizona inmate recaptured after climbing basketball hoop to escape

PHOENIX - Authorities have recaptured a physically fit felon who scaled a basketball hoop to escape from an Arizona detention center and was on the run for more than two months, a top law enforcement official said on Tuesday.

U.S., 23 Sep 2014