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Flour power lifts spirits as Greek village stages mock battle

GALAXIDI, GREECE Greek villagers staged a street battle on Monday with bags of colored flour in an annual tradition called the Flour War. | Video

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Dubai police summon Russian model who dangled from skyscraper: newspaper

DUBAI Dubai police have summoned a Russian model who posed for a video while dangling from a skyscraper to sign a pledge not to put her life in danger again, a local newspaper reported on Saturday.

Tech, Feb 18 2017

Thimble dropped from Monopoly board game after getting a thumbs-down

BOSTON New versions of Monopoly will no longer give players the option of using a tiny silver-colored thimble as their pawn on the board, after fans voted to drop the piece that had featured in the game since its introduction in 1935.

Feb 16 2017

Tired of screen addicts, Vienna cafe says phone juice costs extra

VIENNA Grumpy waiter service is as traditional as apple strudel in Vienna, but a cafe in one of the city's most recognizable landmarks has caused disquiet with what seems to be an Austrian first: charging customers for charging their phones.

Feb 15 2017

Atlanta zoo welcomes baby cockroach 'Tom Brady'

Atlanta Falcons fans no doubt were calling Tom Brady all sorts of names after this month's Super Bowl, and now the city has a cockroach named after the New England quarterback.

Feb 14 2017

Bike-promoting Belgian minister finds own cycle stolen

BRUSSELS A Belgian minister arrived by bike to a news conference to promote cycling on Tuesday, only to find it had been stolen when he left half an hour later.

Feb 15 2017

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