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Man who ate napkins to conceal insider trading pleads guilty

- A Brooklyn, New York mortgage broker, who would scribble secret stock tips on napkins and pass them to an accomplice in Grand Central station before eating them, pleaded guilty to insider trading on Friday, federal prosecutors said.

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Chicago officials investigate human bones sent to Japanese consulate

CHICAGO - Chicago authorities are trying to solve a mystery over a box of human bones that were sent to the Japanese consulate, along with a letter saying they were the remains of soldiers who died during World War Two, police said on Thursday.

U.S., 18 Sep 2014

Armed with banana, man robs Philadelphia store, slips away on bike

PHILADELPHIA - A man armed with a banana robbed a convenience store in Philadelphia and rode away on a bicycle with cash and cigarettes, a security surveillance tape showed.

18 Sep 2014

Drunken Tennessee man vows to join Islamic State after arrest -police

NASHVILLE Tenn. - A Tennessee man charged with drunken driving on Thursday told the police officer who arrested him that he would join the Islamic State militant group and seek revenge, Nashville police said.

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San Francisco drag queens meet with Facebook over name policy

SAN FRANCISCO - San Francisco drag queens and a city lawmaker met with Facebook on Wednesday demanding the site change its policy banning users from using aliases online, but said they were rebuffed.

Tech, Media, Facebook 18 Sep 2014

Prankster's caper led to Idaho car crash

- A sport utility vehicle carrying five Idaho teens crashed after one of the passengers burned the driver's armpit hair with a lighter in a prank that went horribly awry, police said on Wednesday.

18 Sep 2014