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12/11/2017 11:58 AM
From Covfefe to Hollyweed: Weird news grabs headlines in 2017
NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's Oval Office style dominated U.S. headlines in 2017, but readers were particularly perplexed by his use of the word "covfefe," in what turned out to be one of the oddest news stories of the year.

11/29/2017 10:58 AM
Two American tourists fined in Thailand for 'butt selfie' at temple
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai authorities have fined two American tourists for public indecency for posing for a "butt selfie" in front of a famous Buddhist temple, police said on Wednesday.

11/29/2017 04:50 AM
Abominable news: Purported yeti evidence came from bears, dog
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - For fans of the yeti, newly published genetic research on purported specimens of the legendary apelike beast said to dwell in the Himalayan region may be too much to bear - literally.

11/25/2017 04:28 AM
Flipping lids! Chinese barber offers eyelid shaves
CHENGDU, China (Reuters) - Chinese street barber Xiong Gaowu deftly scrapes a straight razor along the inside of his customer's eyelid.

11/24/2017 10:43 AM
Finland baker launches bread made from crushed crickets
HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finnish bakery and food service company Fazer launched on Thursday what it said was the world's first insect-based bread to be offered to consumers in stores.

11/20/2017 05:06 PM
British embassy cat in Jordan appointed chief mouser
AMMAN (Reuters) - At the British embassy to Jordan, a former rescue cat is settling into his new position as chief mouser - as a traditional well established in the ministries of London goes global.

11/18/2017 01:40 AM
U.S. Navy crew grounded after pilot draws penis in the sky
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Navy air crew was grounded on Friday after using their advanced fighter jet to draw a giant image of a penis in the sky with the exhaust, officials said.

11/17/2017 04:05 PM
Finnish police rap deputy minister for hiding in car boot in government crisis
HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finnish police reprimanded a man for traveling in a car boot to hide his meeting with Prime Minister Juha Sipila during a government crisis last summer, saying this was breach of the traffic code.

11/16/2017 05:32 PM
I went to Brazil for a bath, says McLaren reserve Norris
(Reuters) - A canceled Formula One tire test meant McLaren reserve Lando Norris effectively flew all the way from Britain to Brazil this week just to take a bath.

11/16/2017 04:34 PM
'No cash, Carney?' Bank of England Governor unable to find wallet
LIVERPOOL, England (Reuters) - Bank of England Governor Mark Carney appeared unable to find his wallet on Thursday while attending a central bank event to promote public understanding of economics.