Government wants kids to get hunting (Reuters) - Reuters - The citizens of Alberta justaren't going after big game at the pace they once did,according to the government of the western Canadian province,but a remedy is in the works.
Glamorous politician wants law to allow 7-year itch (Reuters) - Reuters - Bavaria's most glamorous politician -- aflame-haired motorcyclist who helped bring down state premierEdmund Stoiber -- has shocked the Catholic state in Germany bysuggesting marriage should last just 7 years.
Couple who wanted baby sue over having twins (Reuters) - Reuters - A lesbian couple in Australia aresuing their doctor after they had twin girls from an in vitrofertilisation (IVF) procedure when they only wanted one child.
Heavyweights panic as woman dives for sumo ring (Reuters) - Reuters - A woman invaded a sumo ring -- a sacredarena from which females are banned -- in Tokyo during a majortournament, domestic media said on Thursday, then was pulleddown by a referee and one of the sport's huge wrestlers.
Arctic town plans indoor ski jump hill (Reuters) - Reuters - A Finnish town near the Arctic circle,already covered by snow for most of the year, is planning tobuild the country's biggest ski jumping hill -- indoors.
Judge makes 'Green Eggs and Ham' ruling (AP) - AP - A federal judge was driven to rhyme after receiving a hard-boiled egg in the mail from a prison inmate protesting his diet. U.S. District Court Judge James Muirhead reached for Dr. Seuss' "Green Eggs and Ham" for inspiration after getting the egg from inmate Charles Jay Wolff.
Bootmaker to Bush and Fox jailed in US (AP) - AP - A bootmaker to world leaders, including President Bush and Vicente Fox, is in a Colorado jail, charged with money laundering and conspiring to illegally smuggle the skins of protected animals into the U.S. to provide exotic footwear for high-end clients.
Man accused of stealing false teeth (AP) - AP - A man accused of snatching another man's false teeth straight from his mouth during a fight has been charged with robbery. Robert Henry Stahl, 62, was charged Thursday in Delaware Circuit Court with felony robbery and battery causing bodily injury, a misdemeanor. If convicted of robbery, he could face two to eight years in prison.
Police find cocaine in man's underwear (AP) - AP - A 31-year-old Sheboygan man was charged with several felonies after police found more than eight grams of cocaine in his underwear. Harvey D. Johnnies was riding in a sport utility vehicle stopped by police Wednesday night, according to a criminal complaint. An officer found a pipe used for smoking crack cocaine in the console area.
Men break into building full of police (AP) - AP - Two men who police said broke into a building to steal copper wiring got more than they bargained for: a room full of police officers. Police said 26-year-old James Ayers and Frederick Guilliee, 38, broke into the 40,000-square-foot building at about 6 p.m. Tuesday.