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India TV anchor's number is up after naming China's Xi 'Eleven'

NEW DELHI - An Indian TV news anchor has been sacked after she referred to Chinese President Xi Jinping as 'Eleven' Jinping, apparently confusing Xi's name with the Roman numerals XI, a senior official at the state television channel said on Friday, .

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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.

18 Sep 2014

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

Factory gives model fighter jet to head of Russian Orthodox Church

(This version of the story has been corrected to make clear gift was a model jet)

Russia 18 Sep 2014

Florida city reverses ban on saggy pants that threatened jail time

ORLANDO Fla. - Saggy pants are a fashion choice and not a police concern, a Florida city has decided, rescinding a two-month-old ban that threatened jail time for styles intentionally exposing underwear or buttocks.

17 Sep 2014