Airline: Iraq stops landing over official's son
BEIRUT (AP) — Iraqi authorities on Thursday denied permission to a plane belonging to Lebanon's national carrier to land in Baghdad after a son of an Iraqi minister missed the flight, Middle East Airline said in a statement.
16th-century manual shows 'rocket cat' weaponry
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — You're a 16th century German prince plotting to crush a peasant rebellion, or perhaps you're leading an army against the Ottoman Empire or looking to settle the score with a rival nobleman. What's a guy looking for a tactical edge to do?
Wake up and smell the bacon ... with a bacon app
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Want to wake up to the sound of bacon sizzling on the stove with its aroma drawing you out of bed?
LaughFest organizers claim new sunglasses record
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — There appears to be another arcane world record in Grand Rapids, this time for the most people wearing sunglasses at night.
NYC artists live on 'human hamster wheel'
NEW YORK (AP) — Ever feel like you're on a big hamster wheel and you can't get off?
German court: implants no impediment to police job
BERLIN (AP) — A German court has ruled that a prospective Berlin police recruit's breast implants cannot legally be used as grounds to keep her off the force.
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