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Coffee delivery to Germany includes huge sack of cocaine

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A coffee roasting company in Berlin received its normal shipment of beans from Brazil with an unexpected addition: a sack brimming with cocaine, police said Thursday.

Posted: December 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Strictly unusual: offbeat stories from 2014

A New York City police officer stands in front of the Victoria's Secret Herald Square store in midtown Manhattan, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, in New York. A security guard on the lookout for shoplifters searched two teenage girls as they left the lingerie shop Thursday afternoon, and discovered one of them was carrying what appeared to be a fetus in her bag, police said. AP

Some of the stranger stories from the year just ending.

Posted: December 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Hearse carrying body ‘stolen’ at Australian funeral

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An Australian family Friday spoke of their shock after a man jumped out of bushes and drove off in a hearse carrying the body of a relative just before his funeral.

Posted: November 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Chinese ‘quack’ doctor freed to kill again—reports

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A Chinese “quack” doctor who believes water causes disease and has had at least 16 patients die from his treatment was released early from prison only to kill again, state-run media reported Thursday.

Posted: November 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Snake on a (Nicaraguan) bus

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There have been snakes on a plane, and now there are snakes — or at least one very big one — on a bus.

Posted: November 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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