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Britain's Queen Elizabeth sends first tweet

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II sent her first ever tweet during a visit to a museum Friday, signing it "Elizabeth R" -- and even removing a...

Dancing priests become Internet sensation

A video of a pair of dueling, dancing American priests studying in Rome has gone viral, following in the footsteps of a now‑famous Italian nun whose...

Bear cub strolls through drug store

ASHLAND, Ore. (AP) — Some shoppers at an Oregon drug store got a surprise when they saw a bear cub scurrying down the aisles. Witnesses say the cub...

Chewing too much hassle? Japan's got just the thing

Are you worried that you're just not chewing enough to keep your mind and body in tip‑top condition? Then never fear: Japan has invented...

New Paris landmark: Giant sex toy or an Xmas tree?

PARIS (AP) — A giant green art installation on the tony Place Vendome in Paris is attracting perhaps more attention than American artist Paul...

It can happen to anyone: Obama's credit card declined

Apparently, even the president of the United States can have trouble with his credit card.

Brazil striker facing ban for tugging own shirt

Brazilian striker Leandro Damiao is facing a potential six‑match ban from his country's sports justice tribunal (STJD) for pulling his own shirt...

Riding a bike "side-saddle"

Irish inventor debuts a new bicycle in Paris – one that travels sideways. Sasha Salama reports.

Heads or tails? Coin toss decides Peru election

A coin toss has decided the mayoral race in small town high in the Peruvian Andes after two candidates tied at the ballot box. Wilber Medina was chosen...

Store clerk tells bandit to bug off with spray can

A western Pennsylvania convenience store clerk told a would‑be bandit to bug off by spraying the suspect with a can of insecticide. State police say...