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An alleged drug dealer who called police after he was robbed of his merchandise is now facing an investigation. The 18-year-old man, from Vancouver Island in Canada, told officers that two men had "jumped" him and stolen pills and cash.

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A man has been fined after flouting coronavirus restrictions to take his pet fish on a walk. He is one of a number of people in Spain who have allegedly abused rules allowing pet owners to go outside more often, CNN reports.

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The state of Georgia cannot sue a charity for republishing an annotated version of its official legal code, the Supreme Court of the United States has narrowly ruled. The annotated code, produced by legal publisher LexisNexis, was only available for a fee until Public.Resource.Org republished it onl

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The death penalty can be handed down for the theft or destruction of manhole covers, Chinese judges have been told. A statement from the country's top legal and judicial bodies reminds judges that suspects can be charged with "endangering transportation" or "endangering public safety", which have a

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Owners of realistic sex dolls have been reminded to dispose of their erstwhile companions properly following a series of mistaken reports of dead bodies. Police in Germany responded to a report of a dead body in a Bavarian village last weekend only to find a remarkably convincing sex doll, The Times

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A judge has ruled that a staggering €340,000 debt built up in three games of rock-paper-scissors is invalid. The debt had been recognised in a notarised contract and had led loser Edmund Mark Hooper to register a mortgage on his home.

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The US state of Missouri has launched an "impossible" bid to sue the Chinese government for coronavirus. Eric Schmitt, the Attorney General of Missouri, has said the "Show-Me" state will hold China to account for "the enormous death, suffering, and economic losses they inflicted on the world, includ

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A homeowner has won a planning battle started after a neighbour challenged her decision to paint her front door pink. The woman was forced to make a retrospective planning application after a neighbour complained to the local authority about the paint being "too bright".

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Couples are set to be married in online weddings following a shake-up of marriage rules in New York. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Twitter that he is issuing an executive order allowing for marriage licenses to be obtained remotely and for clerks to perform ceremonies via video conference.

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A footballer who broke his contract by driving the wrong car has been ordered to sign autographs for Audi employees as punishment. Kingsley Coman, who plays for Bayern Munich and the French national team, narrowly avoided a €50,000 fine after arriving at a training session for Bayern in a McLar

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A man who dropped his wallet while robbing a bank has still not been identified because someone snatched the wallet before police arrived. Police in the US state of Colorado are appealing for the wallet to be handed in to help identify the robber, Denver7 News reports.

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A key figure in an international neo-Nazi group linked to terror plots avoided arrest when police discovered he was a 13-year-old boy. The Estonian teen, known as "Commander" to other members of Feuerkrieg Division (FKD), was tracked down in January, Time reports.

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A judge has pleaded for lawyers to get dressed and out of bed before taking part in remote court hearings. In a worrying augury for the Irish judiciary, who will pilot remote hearings later this month, lawyers in Florida have been rebuked for treating hearings as "casual phone conversations".

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A man was caught impersonating a garda after attempting to pull over undercover officers, gardaí have said. The man, who has not been arrested, had blue lights on his vehicle and signalled another car to pull over without realising it was an unmarked patrol car, the Irish Independent reports.

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A motorist who told police he was speeding because he was trying to avoid catching coronavirus has been referred to court. Surrey Police said they pulled over the man driving on the M25 at 130 miles per hour on Tuesday.

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