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From Covfefe to Hollyweed: Weird news grabs headlines in 2017

NEW YORK President Donald Trump's Oval Office style dominated U.S. headlines in 2017, but readers were particularly perplexed by his use of the word "covfefe," in what turned out to be one of the oddest news stories of the year.

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British embassy cat in Jordan appointed chief mouser

AMMAN At the British embassy to Jordan, a former rescue cat is settling into his new position as chief mouser - as a traditional well established in the ministries of London goes global.

Nov 20 2017

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.

Nov 17 2017

Finnish police rap deputy minister for hiding in car boot in government crisis

HELSINKI Finnish police reprimanded a man for traveling in a car boot to hide his meeting with Prime Minister Juha Sipila during a government crisis last summer, saying this was breach of the traffic code.

World, Nov 17 2017

I went to Brazil for a bath, says McLaren reserve Norris

A canceled Formula One tire test meant McLaren reserve Lando Norris effectively flew all the way from Britain to Brazil this week just to take a bath.

Sports, Nov 16 2017

'No cash, Carney?' Bank of England Governor unable to find wallet

LIVERPOOL, England Bank of England Governor Mark Carney appeared unable to find his wallet on Thursday while attending a central bank event to promote public understanding of economics.

Nov 16 2017