Four die in armed brawl over a pothole

Four die in armed brawl over a pothole
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Four Mexicans were killed when a dispute between two Tzotzil Indian families over a pothole in the street escalated into a full-blown shootout.

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Leopard on loose at embassy compound
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – A leopard is loose in the British Embassy compound in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, the embassy said Tuesday.

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Gravely ill woman kills son, is freed, kills husband
SOFIA (Reuters) – A Bulgarian woman who killed her son was released from prison because of terminal cancer. She then went home and killed her husband, police said Tuesday.

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A new threat: remote-controlled toys
COLOMBO (Reuters) – Sri Lanka has banned imports of remote-controlled toy cars, boats and planes because of fears Tamil Tiger rebels could use them as bombs, a senior military official said Tuesday.

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Policeman suspended for cheering goal
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – An Argentine policeman has been suspended for 10 days without pay for cheering a goal while on duty at a soccer match and sparking violent protests by fans.

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Fertile women dress to impress?
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Women dress to impress when they are at their most fertile, U.S. researchers said on Tuesday in a study they say shows that signs of human ovulation may not be as mysterious as some scientists believe.

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Couple jailed for sex in mosque
NAIVASHA, Kenya (Reuters) – A couple caught having sex in a Kenyan mosque during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan have been sentenced to 18 months jail for what the judge called an “abominable” affront to religion.

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TV show exposes lawmakers’ drug use
ROME (Reuters) – A popular Italian satirical TV show has exposed what appears to be widespread drug use among the country’s parliamentarians by secretly testing them for a number of illegal substances.

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Time capsule to be beamed from Mexican pyramid
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s Teotihuacan, once the center of a sprawling pre-Hispanic empire, is set to become the launch pad for an attempt to communicate with extraterrestrial life.

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Driver obeys navigation system, no matter what
BERLIN (Reuters) – An 80-year-old German motorist obediently following his navigation system ignored a motorway “closed for construction” sign and crashed his Mercedes into a pile of sand further down the road, police said Monday.

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Four die in armed brawl over a pothole
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Four Mexicans were killed when a dispute between two Tzotzil Indian families over a pothole in the street escalated into a full-blown shootout.

[Lees verder]

Leopard on loose at embassy compound
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – A leopard is loose in the British Embassy compound in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, the embassy said Tuesday.

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Gravely ill woman kills son, is freed, kills husband
SOFIA (Reuters) – A Bulgarian woman who killed her son was released from prison because of terminal cancer. She then went home and killed her husband, police said Tuesday.

[Lees verder]

A new threat: remote-controlled toys
COLOMBO (Reuters) – Sri Lanka has banned imports of remote-controlled toy cars, boats and planes because of fears Tamil Tiger rebels could use them as bombs, a senior military official said Tuesday.

[Lees verder]

Policeman suspended for cheering goal
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – An Argentine policeman has been suspended for 10 days without pay for cheering a goal while on duty at a soccer match and sparking violent protests by fans.

[Lees verder]

Fertile women dress to impress?
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Women dress to impress when they are at their most fertile, U.S. researchers said on Tuesday in a study they say shows that signs of human ovulation may not be as mysterious as some scientists believe.

[Lees verder]

Couple jailed for sex in mosque
NAIVASHA, Kenya (Reuters) – A couple caught having sex in a Kenyan mosque during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan have been sentenced to 18 months jail for what the judge called an “abominable” affront to religion.

[Lees verder]

TV show exposes lawmakers’ drug use
ROME (Reuters) – A popular Italian satirical TV show has exposed what appears to be widespread drug use among the country’s parliamentarians by secretly testing them for a number of illegal substances.

[Lees verder]

Time capsule to be beamed from Mexican pyramid
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s Teotihuacan, once the center of a sprawling pre-Hispanic empire, is set to become the launch pad for an attempt to communicate with extraterrestrial life.

[Lees verder]

Driver obeys navigation system, no matter what
BERLIN (Reuters) – An 80-year-old German motorist obediently following his navigation system ignored a motorway “closed for construction” sign and crashed his Mercedes into a pile of sand further down the road, police said Monday.

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