Erratic driving of front-end loader leads to DUI arrest

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A 35-year-old Alaska man suspected of weaving through traffic while driving a front-end loader has been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol.

Pro-smoking Japanese lawmaker apologizes for heckling cancer patient

By Elaine Lies TOKYO (Reuters) - A Japanese member of parliament apologized on Thursday for jeering a lung cancer patient testifying about the dangers of secondhand smoke, saying he had spoken out to prevent discrimination against smokers. Japan lags many countries in efforts to fight smoking, with attempts to tackle tobacco often stymied by pro-smoking politicians, restaurateurs and Japan Tobacco, which is one-third owned by the government.

Blood, sweat and accessories: artist recycles bodily fluids for fashion

LONDON (Reuters) - Struggling to make your fashion more personal? No sweat. A London fashion student can help you decorate your attire with crystal accessories formed from your bodily excretions.

Blood, sweat and accessories: artist recycles bodily fluids for fashion

By Stuart McDill LONDON (Reuters) - Struggling to make your fashion more personal? A London fashion student can help you decorate your attire with crystal accessories formed from your bodily excretions. Royal College of Art graduate Alice Potts showcased her quirky design methods with a pair of ballet shoes adorned with crystals formed from sweat and a fake fur featuring urine-crystals at the RCA's annual fashion show.

Police: Thief tried paying waitress with her own stolen card

PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say an Arkansas thief got his just deserts when he tried to pay for a meal using the waitress' stolen credit card.

Theft of mammoth proportions: Agency seeks stolen tusk

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A federal agency wants its wooly mammoth tusk back.

Parents brawl at kids’ softball game

A MAJOR brawl broke out between parents of two rival softball teams at a youth tournament in Tennessee.

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