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Guatemalans burn Trump effigies to scatter evil spirits

GUATEMALA CITY Revelers in Guatemala set ablaze cardboard representations of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump wearing devil horns during a traditional ceremony, "La Quema del Diablo", or the Burning of the Devil, held ahead of Christmas every year.

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Philippines president pines for motorcycle, doubts will ride again

MANILA Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte spoke of his sadness on Friday at having to forfeit his beloved motorcycles in becoming president, and offered tips on handling two wheels and why a Honda was better than a Harley.

Dec 02 2016

Bank of England asking supplier of currency to find animal fat alternative

The Bank of England said its supplier of currency, Innovia, is working toward removing the use of animal fat in the production of its new plastic five pound note after objection raised by thousands of vegetarians.

Nov 30 2016

Police threaten Nickelback music on Canadian drunk drivers

TORONTO If getting charged with impaired driving is not enough, police in a small Canadian town are hoping adding Nickelback music to the punishment will be enough to keep drunk partiers away from the wheel.

Nov 30 2016

New York thief grabs pot of gold off armored truck: police

NEW YORK New York police are searching for a green-clad man who swiped an 86-pound (39 kg) pail of gold flakes off an armored truck two months ago and disappeared with the estimated $1.6 million in treasure. | Video

U.S. Nov 30 2016

Hit that iceberg: China group readies Titanic simulation

DAYING COUNTY, China You too may soon be able to feel what it was like to hit an iceberg on the Titanic. | Video

Entertainment, Nov 30 2016