Barmaid with a real sense of humor.. (Reuters) - Reuters - An Australian "prankster" barmaid who served a patron a shot of disinfectant has appeared in court over what her lawyers said was a "misguided" joke.
Oktoberfest reveller stuck in chimney for 12 hours (Reuters) - Reuters - A German man who had been drinkingheavily at Munich's Oktoberfest beer festival got stuck in achimney for 12 hours while trying to climb into a friend'sapartment, police said on Friday.
Bra ads banned ahead of political party meet (Reuters) - Reuters - Days after banning "sexuallyprovocative sounds" on television, China has now stoppednetworks showing "saucy" adverts for push-up bras andfigure-hugging underwear ahead of a major Communist Partymeeting next month.
Rugby players highlight money woes by dying hair green (Reuters) - Reuters - Tonga's senior players will take thefield against England on Friday with their hair dyed green tohighlight the money problems the island nation had in making itto the World Cup, centre Epeli Taione said on Thursday.
Strong Canadian dollar said hurting pot exports (Reuters) - Reuters - The strong Canadiandollar has hit the illegal marijuana sector just as it hasother industries that export to the United States, one ofCanada's best known legalization advocates said on Thursday.
Wrestler awarded horses and sheep to mark victory (Reuters) - Reuters - "Yokozuna" Hakuho was given more than 100horses and sheep in his native Mongolia to celebrate his latestmajor sumo tournament victory.
Woman's 12th baby weighs over 17-pounds (AP) - AP - A small Russian city just got a really big addition: a 17-pound, 1 ounce baby whose mother had already delivered 11 other children.
Election ballots can't be stuffed (Reuters) - Reuters - So many candidates are running inBulgaria's local elections next month that ballots stretch to 2metres (6-1/2 ft) and won't fit into the country's largestenvelopes.
Man admits stealing 1,500 girls' shoes (AP) - AP - A man pleaded guilty Thursday to stealing more than 1,500 pairs of girls' shoes from area schools in a deal that calls for prosecutors to recommend probation.
"Childrens do learn," Bush tells school kids (Reuters) - Reuters - Offering a grammar lesson guaranteedto make any English teacher cringe, President George W. Bushtold a group of New York school kids on Wednesday: "Childrensdo learn."