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Canadian picks stranger with ex-girlfriend's name for world trip

TORONTO - A Canadian man will travel the world with Elizabeth Gallagher. Just not the same Elizabeth Gallagher he used to date.

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McDonald's Japan rations fries as U.S. West Coast port dispute drags on

TOKYO - McDonald's Holdings Co (Japan) Ltd has embarked on the emergency measure of only offering small-sized french fries to customers as a protracted labor dispute at U.S. West Coast ports has contributed to long delays in imports.

15 Dec 2014

Robot flies to Germany as airline passenger from Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES - A humanoid robot with a head, hands and feet and wearing stylish red sneakers boarded a flight for Germany at Los Angeles International Airport on Monday, becoming what was billed as the first robot traveling as a paid passenger on an airline.

15 Dec 2014

New York state bans pet tattooing, piercing

NEW YORK - New York is banning pet tattoos and piercing under a state law aimed at curbing the trendy practice of inking or even maiming animals to make fashion statements.

15 Dec 2014

SantaCon merrymakers hit midtown Manhattan for annual pub crawl

NEW YORK - Waves of revelers dressed in Santa Claus outfits invaded Midtown Manhattan on Saturday as part of New York's version of SantaCon, a massive pub crawl that organizers scaled back this year in part to prevent conflicts with a nearby protest march.

U.S. 13 Dec 2014

Mississippi pastor trots out horse in wedding dress to protest gay marriage

- A Mississippi pastor brought a horse in a wedding dress to stand with him outside a federal courthouse on Friday in Jackson to protest a federal judge's ruling, currently on hold, to overturn the socially conservative state's ban on gay marriage.

U.S., 12 Dec 2014