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Police in Illinois arrested a man for driving under the influence after he was spotted driving with a 15-foot tree embedded in his grille. The man was stopped a few weeks ago after a patrol car caught sight of his mangled vehicle driving down the road.

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A Californian woman escaped police after leading them on a 100 mph car chase while driving the Mystery Machine from Scooby Doo. The official Scooby Doo website notes that the TV cartoon's iconic minivan is "always ready to provide a quick getaway".

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Senior American judge James Stocklas and his brother have both won the lottery. Judge Stocklas and his brother Bob from Pennsylvania bought lottery tickets in Florida on their way home from the Sunshine State.

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Lingerie designer Alice Holloway has bestowed an unusual honour on human rights lawyer Amal Clooney by revealing a new underwear set inspired by her career. The two "Alamuddin" sets - made from organic cotton and bamboo - are the latest from the Little Black Pants Club in Brixton, south London.

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An English local authority courted anger from human rights advocates after banning swearing in part of the city centre frequented by football fans. Salford City Council passed a Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) which deems it a criminal offence to use "foul and abusive language" at Salford Quays

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Police in Vermont discovered dozens of marijuana plants after an eight-year-old boy allegedly admitted helping his mother's boyfriend grow "special medicine", The Barr Montpelier Times-Argus reports. The child told school officials - and later police - that his mother's partner grew "special medicin

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An Australian man who accidentally shot someone has been jailed for attempted murder after he subsequently fired two more shots to put the dying man out of his misery. In a bizarre case before the Victorian Supreme Court, Daniel Darrington, 39, said that Rocky Matskassy, 31, was accidentally shot in

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Three 12-year old girls in Florida are facing charges for allegedly pouring red pepper into a teacher’s soft drink. The girls decided to carry out the prank after teacher Jayne Morgan had disciplined one of them.

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A 33-year-old man who legally changed his name to Bacon Double Cheeseburger after a night of heavy drinking has said he has no regrets. Mr Cheeseburger - formerly known as Sam Smith - made an application to the UK Deed Poll Service after a spirited pub discussion on names, and completed the follow-u

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A legislative body in Iowa has passed a bill allowing children to hold handguns. The House of Representatives in the state voted to pass a bill allowing children under 14 to use “a pistol, revolver or the ammunition” so long as they are supervised by a parent.

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A man was fined €70 after burping near a policeman while visiting a fun park in Vienna. Bartender Edin Mehic, 27, belched after eating a kebab, prompting swift action from the officer, who said he was in breach of the peace.

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A Turkish man has lodged a complaint against his wife – for insulting the country’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Ali D, 40, warned his wife numerous times against offending Erdogan, the newspaper Yeni Safak reports.

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An enterprising Girl Scout exceeded her cookie sale target after setting up shop outside a marijuana dispensary in Portland, Oregon. The youngster set up a stall outside Foster Buds Marijuana Dispensary under the supervision of her aunt, who helped her come up with the idea.

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In a bizarre mix-up a court in Egypt sentenced a four year old boy to life in prison on a number of charges – including murder. Ahmed Mansour Karni was handed the term after being sentenced in absentia for offences he allegedly committed two years ago – when he was two.

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A court in eastern India issued a court summons to a Hindu god after a mix-up by court officials. A roadside temple in honour of Hanuman, the monkey god, was allegedly built illegally on government land in the Rohtas district of Bihar.

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