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Afghan car buyers urged to defy the 'curse of 39'

Afghans' aversion to the number 39 due to its mysterious connotations of prostitution forced the government on Tuesday to appeal for people to stop...

Pastry pranks: Vandals smear cars with baked goods

HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) — There's mischief afoot in one suburban Portland neighborhood, but police say it doesn't involve the typical spray...

World snail racing champ crowned

Village in eastern England hosts World Snail Racing Championships. Sasha Salama reports.

Chase ends as man runs into a Miss. police academy

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Police say a man who fled from a Mississippi traffic stop was apparently so focused on getting away he unknowingly ran into a...

US man claims African 'kingdom' to make daughter a princess

Jeremiah Heaton travelled from his home in Virginia to an 'unclaimed' piece of land between Egypt and Sudan and planted a flag in it, calling it...

200 pairs of panties stolen at east Georgia mall

Authorities are investigating the theft of 200 pairs of panties at an east Georgia shopping mall. Richmond County sheriff's officials say a thief...

Women sign up to 'hairy legs club' for summer

Hate waxing? Bored of shaving? The arrival of summer invariably means hours spent in the bathroom or the beauty salon getting ready to bare your legs in...

Rare blue-colored red king crab caught in Alaska

NOME, Alaska (AP) — A rare blue‑colored red king crab was part of a fisherman's catch earlier this month in Nome, Alaska. KNOM reports...

Plus-sized parking spaces for Chinese women drivers

The parking spaces outside a Chinese shopping mall are distinctive: marked out in pink, signposted "Respectfully reserved for women", and around...