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Branded golf balls were a mistake, Ireland's former bank regulator says

DUBLIN - Ireland's financial regulator, whose "timid" supervision was criticized for not halting the country's banking crash, produced branded golf balls to promote itself before the office was overhauled, a parliamentary inquiry heard on Thursday.

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Townsend lets cat out of the bag, why hotels are best

PARIS - American player Taylor Townsend, when deciding whether to stay in a cramped Parisian hotel or rent a private apartment during Roland Garros, opted for the former.

Sports, 26 May 2015

German grandmother gives birth to quadruplets at age 65

BERLIN - A 65-year-old German grandmother gave birth to quadruplets at a Berlin hospital this week, with the three boys and a girl born prematurely at 26 weeks being in good health and having a good chance of survival, German TV network RTL reported on Saturday.

23 May 2015

Milwaukee man pronounced dead, then moves and breathes - authorities

- First responders preparing to take the body of a Milwaukee man pronounced dead to the morgue got a jolt when the man suddenly began moving and noticeably breathing, authorities said on Friday.

22 May 2015

Could another English king be buried under a car park?

LONDON - Just three years after the extraordinary discovery of King Richard III under a car park, researchers think another medieval English monarch might be found buried beneath a parking lot and are hoping to find him.

22 May 2015

Bowwow wow! Dog domestication much older than previously known

WASHINGTON - Genetic information from a 35,000-year-old wolf bone found below a frozen cliff in Siberia is shedding new light on humankind's long relationship with dogs, showing canine domestication may have occurred earlier than previously thought.

Science, 21 May 2015