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A Texas lawyer has threatened to sue a restaurant if it doesn't refund him $2.25 for a cup of soup that never arrived. Dwain Downing wrote to Benji Arslanovski, operator of Our Place Restaurant in Masnfield, complaining that he did not receive a discount on a Sunday special when the accompanying sou

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Police despatched to deal with a suspected domestic disturbance were caught off guard when they discovered the verbal altercation was between a man and his parrot. Ontario cops were called to a home after neighbours reported hearing verbal outbursts from the home of a neighbouring couple.

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Police in Northamptonshire have been ridiculed after publishing an e-fit of a man members of the public said looked "like he swallowed a plate".

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Chinese civil servants have been baffled by colourful propaganda comics urging them to beware of handsome foreigners. A 16-panel comic strip displayed in posters across Beijing follows a young female civil servant, Xiao Li, who is tricked into handing secret files to a red-haired foreigner, David. T

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A statue of Heracles in a small French town has been endowed with a removable prosthetic penis in a bid to prevent vandalism. It will feature on the 10-foot statue during special ceremonies.

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An American attorney has tested the patience of a federal judge after allegedly lying about his mother's death and an extended hospital stay in order to have court proceedings repeatedly delayed. Attorney John Nonnenmacher sent a colleague to tell Judge Allyne Ross that his mother had died suddenly,

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The Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster has conducted a legally recognised wedding on a pirate boat off the coast of New Zealand. Toby Ricketts and Marianna Fenn have become the first couple to be married in a "Pastafarian" ceremony, which demands full pirate regalia.

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A man in Belfast is being treated for head injuries after the brick he allegedly hurled at a charity office window bounced back and hit him. The man, in his 40s and currently unnamed, was detained by police outside the Public Initiative for Prevention of Suicide (PIPS) charity office in north Belfas

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A 27-year-old man who changed his name to Buzz Lightyear to raise money for charity has won a year-long struggle to have a UK driving license issued in his acquired name. According to Mr Lightyear, his application was initially refused on the basis that it could cause reputational damage to the DVLA

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A prisoner in Scotland stripped to his boxers and covered himself in baby oil to escape the grasp of prison officers during a transfer. Adam Gallagher, 28, told Perth Sheriff Court that he doused himself in oil before "rolling about with the riot squad" because he did not want to be transferred to H

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A small explosion rocked an anti-terrorism court in Karachi, Pakistan after a clerk removed the pin from a grenade-like detonator in order to show it to the trial judge. Dr Jameel Ahmed, Deputy Inspector General (DIG) south zone, said a detonator carrying a very small amount of explosive material wa

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A man in Western Australia was caught by police ensuring the safety of his beer before his children. After stopping the driver on the Great Northern Highway, police found children in the car sitting on the laps of adults and in the foot wells – while the cases of beer were safely secured behind se

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Elmos and other costumed characters who work for tips in New York City’s Times Square could have their movements restricted later this year after the city council approved a law forcing them to stay in designated zones. The law, which must also be signed by mayor Bill de Blasio, was passed followi

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A German village has officially stripped Adolf Hitler of his honorary citizenship – granted 83 years ago. Speaking to Bild, the mayor of Tegernsee in Bavaria, Johannes Hagn, said: "We wanted this over, once and for all.” He added that the 16 village councillors voted unanimously in favour of the

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Biscuit thieves who stole an incredible £20,000 worth of Jammie Dodgers have been jailed for a total of 11 years. The gang of five pretended to be courier deliverymen in order to steal the biscuits from a factory in South Wales. However, when police discovered the trailer dumped by the roadside in

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