Border cops recover 1,000 stolen wedding gowns

Border cops recover 1,000 stolen wedding gowns
PHOENIX (Reuters) – U.S. border police found 1,000 wedding gowns stolen from a cancer charity and crammed into a truck trying to get into Mexico, federal authorities said on Tuesday.[Lees verder]

“Birdman” in hospital after test flight
BEIJING (Reuters) – A self-taught Chinese amateur pilot, dubbed the “birdman” by Chinese media, has landed in a hospital with a broken chin and leg after taking his homemade airplane for a test flight, Chinese media reported on Wednesday.[Lees verder]

Piano smugglers face the music
SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Chinese smugglers are suspected of dodging taxes to the tune of $1.3 million in the sale of thousands of imported pianos, with eight separate cases before Shanghai courts, a newspaper said Wednesday.[Lees verder]

Creators fight over cartoon imp’s right to wed
BERLIN (Reuters) – The writer of one of Germany’s best known fictional characters, an imp called Pumuckl, is heading to court to battle his illustrator over whether the red-headed mischief maker can marry or should stay chaste.[Lees verder]

Fans seek Florida pardon for Doors’ Morrison
MIAMI (Reuters) – Two fans have asked Florida to pardon rock bad-boy Jim Morrison, the late lead singer for The Doors, who was convicted of exposing himself during a Miami concert nearly 40 years ago.[Lees verder]

Kabul kite-maker stars behind scenes in Hollywood movie
KABUL (Reuters) – A man living in a graveyard in a rubbish-strewn, rundown Kabul district is the unlikely hero behind the scenes of one of Hollywood’s most eagerly anticipated movies this year.[Lees verder]

Border cops recover 1,000 stolen wedding gowns
PHOENIX (Reuters) – U.S. border police found 1,000 wedding gowns stolen from a cancer charity and crammed into a truck trying to get into Mexico, federal authorities said on Tuesday.[Lees verder]

“Birdman” in hospital after test flight
BEIJING (Reuters) – A self-taught Chinese amateur pilot, dubbed the “birdman” by Chinese media, has landed in a hospital with a broken chin and leg after taking his homemade airplane for a test flight, Chinese media reported on Wednesday.[Lees verder]

Piano smugglers face the music
SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Chinese smugglers are suspected of dodging taxes to the tune of $1.3 million in the sale of thousands of imported pianos, with eight separate cases before Shanghai courts, a newspaper said Wednesday.[Lees verder]

Creators fight over cartoon imp’s right to wed
BERLIN (Reuters) – The writer of one of Germany’s best known fictional characters, an imp called Pumuckl, is heading to court to battle his illustrator over whether the red-headed mischief maker can marry or should stay chaste.[Lees verder]

Fans seek Florida pardon for Doors’ Morrison
MIAMI (Reuters) – Two fans have asked Florida to pardon rock bad-boy Jim Morrison, the late lead singer for The Doors, who was convicted of exposing himself during a Miami concert nearly 40 years ago.[Lees verder]

Kabul kite-maker stars behind scenes in Hollywood movie
KABUL (Reuters) – A man living in a graveyard in a rubbish-strewn, rundown Kabul district is the unlikely hero behind the scenes of one of Hollywood’s most eagerly anticipated movies this year.[Lees verder]

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