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Yoda the Chihuahua is crowned the World‘s ugliest Dog

The Chinese crested-Chihuahua Yoda claimed the honor as the World’s Ugliest Dog held at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in California. Owner Terry Schumacher hugged and kissed her dog as they won the $1,000 t...

Updated : 2011.06.27 13:43

Council caretaker trafficked underage children

Council caretaker Anthony Harrison, 32, is alleged to have raped two trafficked girls who were subjected to African black magic rituals, court reports have said. A British court heard that ceremonie...

Updated : 2011.06.24 11:21

Ex-British PM criticized for charging party guests

Tony Blair (MCT) Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair is being criticized for charging £10 ($16) per student joining his son’s end-of-term party at his mansion, the Daily Mail reported. For s...

Updated : 2011.06.23 11:36

Dancing gorilla becomes world star

(YouTube) A young break dancer became a hit on YouTube when a video of his performance was put on the Web. Only 9 years old, the dancer boasted splendid steps while splashing around in water, but t...

Updated : 2011.06.22 10:40

Ferret chews unattended baby’s fingers off

A 4-month-old toddler in Missouri, U.S., lost seven of his fingers to a hungry pet ferret while his parents were out. Doctors had to amputate his fingers as they were in critical condition, leaving ...

Updated : 2011.06.19 15:01

Filipino named world‘s shortest man

SINDANGAN, Philippines (AP) _ A poor Filipino blacksmith's son who stands less than 2 feet (60 centimeters) tall was declared the world's shortest man by Guinness World Records on his 18th birthday S...

Updated : 2011.06.12 13:57

Prison paradise exists in Venezuela

Prisoners in Venezuelan penitentiaries can do everything they desire, except for leaving there, New York Times reported. The report revealed lives of prisoners in the San Antonio prison on Margarita...

Updated : 2011.06.05 10:51

Toddler dies locked in sweltering car

A babysitter in the United States who allegedly left a three-year-old in a car unsupervised for eight hours has been charged with negligent homicide. Genee Brumfield from Louisiana, who is also the ...

Updated : 2011.06.03 11:27

U.K. inmate allowed to become father

A prisoner in U.K. has been allowed to have artificial insemination with his partner by virtue of the right to family life clause of the Human Rights Act. While there is a consensus about the import...

Updated : 2011.06.02 14:29

Octomom's fertility doctor has license revoked

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- California medical officials revoked the license of the fertility doctor who helped ``Octomom'' Nadya Suleman become the mother of 14 children through repeated in vitro treatments...

Updated : 2011.06.02 11:29

Chinese bridge collapse injures two

A bridge over Yitong River in Changchun city, the capital of Jilin province in Northeast China, lays in ruins after collapsing at 3:30 am on May 29, 2011. A truck plunged through the hole and two pe...

Updated : 2011.05.30 17:59

Radio host says Rapture actually coming in October

Harold Camping speaks while holding the Bible, in San Leandro, Calif. (AP-Yonhap News) OAKLAND, California (AP) _ California preacher Harold Camping said Monday his prophecy that the world would end...

Updated : 2011.05.24 17:42

Princess Beatrice's wacky wedding hat sells for $131,652

Britain's Prince Andrew, center, and his daughters Britain's Princess Eugenie, left, and Britain's Princess Beatrice leave Westminster Abbey at the Royal Wedding in London. (AP-Yonhap News) LONDON, ...

Updated : 2011.05.23 11:18

Woman removed from train after talking too loudly

WASHINGTON, May 18, 2011 (AFP) - A young woman who insisted on noisily chatting on her cell phone throughout a marathon 15-hour train ride was forcibly removed by police following numerous passenger ...

Updated : 2011.05.20 15:01

Baby leopards, bear found in bags at Thai airport

In this photo released Friday by the FREEDLAND Fundation, a leopard cub looks out from a cage after being confiscated by Thai authorities at Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi International Airport. (AP-Yonhap N...

Updated : 2011.05.15 11:40