Giant rotating ice disk stops moving

WESTBROOK, Maine (AP) — Maine's giant spinning ice disk that quickly gained international fame seems to have met its end.

Commuter's 'delay scarf' bought by German train company

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's biggest rail company, under fire for its unpunctual service, is trying to mollify one disgruntled commuter by buying her "delay scarf."

Pets, owners flock to Madrid church for blessing of animals

Dogs, cats and birds were blessed at a church in Madrid on Thursday on the feast day of St. Anthony, the patron saint of animals, with many of the owners making an annual pilgrimage for their pets. St Anthony the Abbot's church priest Angel Garcia expected up to 15,000 pets to be brought in for this year's ceremony. "St. Anthony cared a great deal about dogs and abandoned animals, healing and feeding them.

‘No girls, ever’: Club’s rules spark outrage

A Melbourne nightclub has come under fire after a memo emerged demanding official photographers only take pictures of “boys with muscles, big ones” and not take snaps of women because “no one is here to see girls, ever.”

Police appear to be hunting for E.T. in odd e-fit

A police force has been mocked mercilessly online after releasing an e-fit of a burglary suspect who social media users claim looks more like E.T.
The female crook is wanted in connection with a burglary but web users say she bears an uncanny resemblance to the alien from Steven Spielberg’s classic.
Others have compared the image, with its long neck, to Harry Potter baddie Voldermort.

Aussie heat cooks raw steak left in car

A Victorian cafe owner has proved just how hot it can get inside a parked car after claiming he left a raw steak in his vehicle only to find that it had been cooked all the way through on his return.

Man’s bizarre back pain ‘cure’

The bizarre way a man treated his back pain has been documented by doctors — after he devised his own very unusual “cure”.

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