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  1. GPS sends tourist on adventure in Iceland

    GPS sends tourist on adventure in Iceland

    Noel Santillan was supposed to return to the US from a six-day trip to Iceland on Saturday.

  2. Cars parked on thin ice get icy bath in Wisconsin

    (Reuters) - Call it the polar bear plunge for cars and trucks.
    The drivers of 15 vehicles parked on ice at Geneva Lake in the Wisconsin for a so-called Winterfest celebration on Saturda...

  3. In February, Chicago goes crazy for 'paczki' as donuts go gourmet

    In February, Chicago goes crazy for 'paczki' as donuts go gourmet

    By Mary Wisniewski
    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Chicagoans this month are less obsessed with badmouthing Mayor Rahm Emanuel or worries about their sports teams, and more focused on finding the p...

  4. Texas governor says he supports crosses on police cars

    By Jon Herskovitz
    AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - The governor of Texas supports police putting cross images on their patrol cars, saying they are part of U.S. historical practices, and symbo...

  5. Turkish army seizes parrots, budgies on Syria border

    ISTANBUL (Reuters) - The Turkish army has confiscated 700 parrots and 294 budgerigars on the border with Syria, it said on Friday, as its tighter security measures ensnare what was once a thriving tra...

  6. Sea lion takes a booth at San Diego restaurant on the beach

    Sea lion takes a booth at San Diego restaurant on the beach

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A skinny sea lion pup with a taste for the finer things in life turned up on Thursday inside a fancy San Diego restaurant, where it settled down into a booth.
    Th...

  7. Watch the birdie! Photo booth snaps mugshot of thief in the act

    Watch the birdie! Photo booth snaps mugshot of thief in the act

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - If you are going to rob a photo booth, a mask might be a good idea.
    A photo booth snapped several photos of a man who allegedly stole $75 out of the booth at the Fun...

  8. Thai police raid nets 32 foreign bridge players

    Thai police raid nets 32 foreign bridge players

    Bangkok (AFP) - A vow by Thailand's junta to rid the country of foreign criminals has netted an unlikely group of outlaws -- elderly bridge players.

  9. Video of Pomeranian doing Chinese lion dance goes virtual with three million hits

    (Reuters) - Optimus, a two-year-old Pomeranian in Thailand, has become an Internet hit after his owner posted a video on Facebook of the tiny dog doing a traditional Chinese lion dance ahead of the  ...

  10. Italian court clears groping boss because of immature sense of humor

    PALERMO, Italy (Reuters) - An Italian man accused of groping female colleagues is not guilty of sexual harassment because he was driven by an immature sense of humor rather than a desire for sexual gr...

  11. Ohio police and perhaps 'Man with the Yellow Hat' on lookout for monkey

    By Kim Palmer
    CLEVELAND (Reuters) - In an escape worthy of popular cartoon monkey "Curious George," police in Minerva Park, Ohio, have alerted the public to a simian on the loose.
    ...

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