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Man pleads guilty to stealing human brains from Indiana medical museum

A 23-year-old Indiana man pleaded guilty on Wednesday to breaking into a medical museum and stealing preserved human brains and other tissue that he then sold online, authorities said.

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Mao's Little Red Book makes surprise appearance in UK parliament chamber

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25 Nov 2015

Belgian tourist boards parade cats to lure back tourists after lockdown

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25 Nov 2015

Singapore slashes publication bans, but not for Jehovah's Witnesses

SINGAPORE Strait-laced Singapore has slashed the number of publications it bans to 17 from a previous 257, allowing some communist and adult topics, but kept a prohibition on Jehovah's Witnesses publications.

25 Nov 2015

UK wife who poisoned husband is foiled by spelling mistake

LONDON A British woman who tried to kill her husband by poisoning his Christmas drink of sparkling fruit wine with anti-freeze was jailed for 15 years on Monday after being undone by a spelling mistake and a trail of text messages.

23 Nov 2015

Baby in swaddling clothes found in manger at New York church

NEW YORK A newborn with his umbilical cord still attached was found lying in a manger at a New York church, police said on Tuesday.

U.S., 24 Nov 2015