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Naked violinist sues Portland police over arrest

PORTLAND, Ore. - An Oregon man who claims his rights were violated last year when he was arrested outside the federal courthouse in downtown Portland for playing his violin in the nude is suing the police department and others for $1.1 million. 

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Activists arrested after dousing Lenin's tomb with holy water

MOSCOW - Two performance artists were arrested after pouring holy water on the Red Square tomb of Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin and shouting "Rise and be gone!", Russian media reported.

20 Jan 2015

Israeli selfie from Miss Universe contest causes stir in Lebanon

BEIRUT - A Israeli beauty queen's selfie has caused a stir in Lebanon, with some Lebanese saying their country's contestant at the Miss Universe pageant should be stripped of her title for consorting with the enemy.

18 Jan 2015

Indian censor official quits over spiritual leader's Bollywood dreams

NEW DELHI - An Indian film that features a self-styled spiritual leader in jewel-studded costume riding motorbikes and sending the bad guys flying has prompted the chief of the country's censor panel to quit, citing government interference.

Entertainment, Film, 16 Jan 2015

Eight-foot alligator found at L.A. home suspected of eating cats

LOS ANGELES - An 8-foot alligator was found next to the carcasses of two cats in the back yard of a suburban Los Angeles home where the reptile had been living illegally since the 1970s, authorities said on Thursday.

15 Jan 2015

Seattle Seahawks-loving city manager bans cheese ahead of Green Bay Packers game

SEATTLE - In a friendly slap at Green Bay Packers fans, popularly known as "cheeseheads," the manager of a city near Seattle has banned cheese in municipal headquarters before Sunday's NFL playoff game between the Packers and Seattle Seahawks.

15 Jan 2015