VIENNA (AP) — Instead of a five-minute trip home, a wrong turn led to an all-night drive for a pair of Germans that ended when police stopped their car in far-away Austria for heading the wrong way on
HELSINKI (AP) — Vladimir Putin, banned in Finland?
Finnish police say the Russian president’s name was mistakenly placed on a secret criminal register that could theoretically have gotten him arrested at the border.
TV station MTV3 reported Wednesday
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — A circus veterinarian says the Asian elephant wounded in a drive-by shooting in Mississippi should be fully recovered within a few weeks.
Meanwhile, a reward for information leading to an arrest has climbed to
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — Authorities say a Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus elephant was hit by a bullet in a drive-by shooting in Tupelo, Miss.
Circus spokeswoman Melinda Hartline says the elephant was not seriously hurt
CZESTOCHOWA, Poland (AP) — Workers are putting the finishing touches on a new statue of the late Pope John Paul II that its backer is calling the tallest one of the pontiff in the world.
The 13.8-meter (45.3-foot)
DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — An African leopard tortoise thought to be stolen from an Iowa museum was actually trapped behind paneling in her enclosure, and a misguided employee who found her lied to keep up the story about
LONDON (AP) — Could a Roman gold ring linked to a curse have inspired J.R.R. Tolkien to create The One Ring?
Britain’s National Trust and the Tolkien Society are putting the artifact on display Tuesday for fans of “The Hobbit” …
YUCAIPA, Calif. (AP) — It’s the plane crash that wasn’t in Southern California.
The Riverside Press-Enterprise reports (http://bit.ly/YQ8fyA ) a Yucaipa businessman staged an elaborate April Fool’s joke on Monday.
Billy Cheesman Jr. used a forklift to arrange a small …
SEATTLE (AP) — One of usually peaceful springtime rituals of childhood — the Easter egg hunt — turned nasty at the Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle.
Blame the moms.
A statement on the Seattle Police Department blotter Monday says the …
BERLIN (AP) — An entire troupe of performing fleas has fallen victim to the freezing temperatures currently gripping Germany.
Flea circus director Robert Birk says he was shocked to find all of his 300 fleas dead inside their transport box …