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Juuso the bear makes artistic debut at Finnish gallery

HELSINKI Artists usually like to attend the opening of their exhibitions but the painter of the works that went on display at a gallery in Helsinki on Tuesday preferred to carry on hibernating.

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Prankster behind 'Hollyweed' sign surrenders to Los Angeles police

LOS ANGELES A prankster who altered the iconic "Hollywood" sign in Los Angeles to make it read "Hollyweed" has surrendered to police and been charged with trespassing, a city official said.

U.S. Jan 10 2017

Rooster inspires new year resolutions in Singapore bird park

SINGAPORE A rooster at Singapore's Jurong Bird Park inspired visiting Chinese tourists to make a few resolutions on Wednesday, ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday. | Video

Jan 11 2017

Mexico's lower house becomes 'Chamber of Rats' on Google Maps

MEXICO CITY Pranksters changed the name of Mexico's lower house of Congress to the "Chamber of Rats" on Google Maps on Tuesday in the latest dig at the political class during a testing start to the year for the country's government.

World, Mexico, Jan 10 2017

'Hollyweed': Prankster alters LA's landmark sign

LOS ANGELES The iconic hillside sign overlooking Southern California's film-and-television hub was defaced overnight in honor of marijuana. | Video

U.S., Jan 01 2017

Man phones police from roof of speeding car to thwart thief

PARIS A man clung onto the roof of his father's stolen car and called police on his mobile phone during a 130 km per hour (80 miles per hour) motorway chase before the thief was arrested.

Jan 05 2017