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U.S. Navy crew grounded after pilot draws penis in the sky

WASHINGTON A U.S. Navy air crew was grounded on Friday after using their advanced fighter jet to draw a giant image of a penis in the sky with the exhaust, officials said.

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Suitcase of sapphires and other gems worth 1 million pounds stolen from London train

LONDON British police were hunting for an unidentified man on Tuesday after a suitcase containing 1 million pounds ($1.3 million) worth of gems was stolen from a luggage rack on a train at London's Euston station.

World, Nov 14 2017

Australia 'brings a smile' with Ferry McFerryface, but not everyone gets the joke

SYDNEY In the grand tradition of Britain's Boaty McBoatface, Australian authorities are christening one of the ferries crossing Sydney's world famous harbour Ferry McFerryface, but some union workers aren't amused.

Arts Nov 14 2017

Kenya craftsmen to build boat out of plastic waste

LAMU, Kenya The beaches of Kenya's idyllic Lamu island are dotted with traditional Swahili stone and coral houses, mansions built by European royalty, the odd donkey and, increasingly, tidal lines of plastic trash.

Environment, Nov 10 2017

'That's art?' Baby turns heads in Manhattan auction house window

NEW YORK A sculpture of a baby sleeping in an unusual New York City exhibit has Park Avenue window-shoppers alerting auction house staff that a child has been “forgotten in the display.” | Video

Arts, U.S. Nov 10 2017

Eurek-baa: Scientists find sheep can recognize human faces

LONDON Sheep have been trained to recognize the faces of celebrities, including former U.S. President Barack Obama, by University of Cambridge scientists who hope it may help with understanding neurodegenerative diseases.

Science, Environment Nov 08 2017