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Tuesday, Mar 03, 2015

Offbeat

New name for Namibian town is a tongue-twister

New name for Namibian town is a tongue-twister

Move to change name of Namibian town of Luderitz stirs debate, and some head-scratching
Published: 02/26/15
Aggressive owl sinks its talons into residents of Dutch town

Aggressive owl sinks its talons into residents of Dutch town

Dive bomber: Aggressive owl on the prowl in Dutch town, sinking talons into residents' skin
Published: 02/26/15

Mom accused of hitting school bus driver in Cocoa

COCOA — A central Florida woman faces battery charges for hitting and pushing a school bus driver.
Published: 02/26/15

South Korean court abolishes law saying adultery is illegal

South Korean court abolishes 62-year-old law that says extramarital affairs are illegal
Published: 02/26/15

Refracted rays from Nutella jar blamed for UK house fire

Refracted sun rays from Nutella jar caused house fire, London firefighters say
Published: 02/25/15
Hungarian village for rent, comes with deputy mayor's post

Hungarian village for rent, comes with deputy mayor's post

Hungarian village available for rent; comes with sheep, cows, temporary deputy mayor post
Published: 02/25/15

2 men accused of parachuting 200 feet from crane get tickets

2 men accused of parachuting from 200-foot crane in Colorado get cited for trespassing
Published: 02/25/15

Police: Bus aide stole lunch money, food from preschoolers

New Jersey bus aide charged with stealing lunch money and bagged lunches from preschoolers
Published: 02/25/15
Rescued sea turtle flown from Oregon to California

Rescued sea turtle flown from Oregon to California

Rescued sea turtle Solstice catches ride from Oregon to California on Coast Guard flight
Published: 02/25/15
NYC, Orthodox Jews reach deal on circumcision suction ritual

NYC, Orthodox Jews reach deal on circumcision suction ritual

New York City, Orthodox Jewish community reach agreement over oral suction circumcision ritual
Published: 02/25/15