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Bottoms up! Man leaves clothes in pub as he goes to get cash

PRAGUE A drinker who could not pay his bar bill left his clothes at the pub as collateral as he headed off naked to get cash, Czech police said.

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Russian pranksters call heads of WADA, U.S. anti-doping agency

MOSCOW Russian media published on Friday calls by two comedians to the heads of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) pretending to be Ukrainian Sports Minister Ihor Zhdanov.

Jul 22 2016

Not that RNC. Canadian police field angry, admiring Trump tweets

OTTAWA For all the fervor the Republican National Convention has generated on Twitter this week, some users have directed their anger and admiration of the events in Cleveland toward a very different organization - a provincial police service on the east coast of Canada.

Jul 21 2016

African honeyguide birds aid hunters in rare, sweet partnership

OSLO A small African bird that guides people to bees' nests hoping to share honey and wax responds to hunters' special calls in a rare example of a partnership between wild animals and humans, scientists said on Thursday.

Environment Jul 21 2016

Santas from all over the world meet to talk shop

With just five months until Christmas, Santas from around the world are gathering in Copenhagen for a mid-season break at the annual World Santa Claus Congress. | Video

Jul 21 2016

Snake on a train: Australian police seize northbound pet python

July A pet python called 'Bread' was confiscated by New South Wales Police on Wednesday after the snake's owner started showing him off on a train.

Jul 20 2016