- Hey, that's my cappuccino! Coyote captured outside lower Manhattan cafe
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Police captured a young, female coyote outside a cafe in a residential area of lower Manhattan on Saturday, the latest in a series of coyote sightings in New York City, where an increasing number of the predators are making their home.
- Woman who hit Venezuela leader with mango rewarded with new home
CARACAS (Reuters) - A woman who bashed President Nicolas Maduro on the head with a mango has been promised a new house for her troubles in a surreal tropical tale that has gone viral in Venezuela.
- Argentine side train with dust masks as volcano spews ash
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - An amateur side set to meet league champions Racing Club in the last 64 of the Argentine Cup are wearing dust marks to train near an Andean volcano spewing ash.
- China to crack down on exotic dancers at village funerals
BEIJING (Reuters) - China will crack down on strippers who perform at rural funerals, the Ministry of Culture said on Thursday, taking aim at performances it described as illegal and which corrupt "social morals".
- Leaders want topless sunbathing in L.A.'s Venice Beach
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Leaders in the Los Angeles beach district of Venice have asked that women be allowed to sunbathe nude on the beach, saying they want equality and a more European feel at the popular tourist destination, local media reported on Wednesday.
- Police arrest Utah man who lit brush fire 'to signal for help'
(Reuters) - Police in Utah arrested a 25-year-old man on suspicion of arson after he told officers he lit a brush fire that burned dozens of acres to signal for help after his car got stuck, authorities said on Wednesday.
- Coyote roaming exclusive Manhattan triggers massive police hunt
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A coyote spotted on Wednesday in an exclusive Manhattan neighborhood touched off a massive police hunt that shut down Riverside Park, then led to Columbia University and Grants Tomb.
- Four decades after jail escape, inmate to return to North Carolina
(Reuters) - After almost four decades on the run, an escaped North Carolina prison inmate is back behind bars in Kentucky, having turned himself in over medical issues, authorities said on Wednesday.
- Wisconsin church ends pig wrestling after advocates raise stink
(Reuters) - A four-decade tradition of people mud-wrestling pigs at a Wisconsin church's summer fundraiser has been halted after 81,000 people signed an online petition pressed by animal rights activists who raised concerns about animal abuse.
- 'Bully' New Zealand PM apologizes for pulling waitress's ponytail again and again
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand Prime Minister John Key apologized on Wednesday for pulling the ponytail of a waitress who accused him of bullying, media reported.
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