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Woman stuck in chimney after online dating goes bad

US firefighters rescued a woman from a chimney after she became stuck while allegedly breaking into the home of a man she met online, reports said Monday.

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...

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.

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...

US statue of WWII journalist Pyle has typo

Ernie Pyle's statue needs an edit. A bronze statue of the famed World War II journalist on the Bloomington campus of Indiana University misspells the...

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...

Illinois pet dubbed world's tallest cow

A 6-foot-4-inch cow owned by an Illinois woman was recently dubbed the world's tallest.

Too soon? How about not at all for Ebola Halloween

NEW YORK (AP) — No holiday screams pop culture controversy quite like Halloween. So what's the costume flap of the year? It might just be Ebola,...

Emu on the loose in Southern California traffic

TUSTIN, Calif. (AP) — It's not every day you see a 6-foot‑tall bird running in traffic. But Tustin police say that was the report Tuesday...

Riding a bike "side-saddle"

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