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Dog spooked by sealion rescued from remote Pacific island

The rat-sniffing dog was lost and alone on uninhabited Campbell Island for two days with its muzzle on, so he couldn't eat and would have found it impossible to drink.

November 29, 2019

Bus swallowed by sinkhole in US city of Pittsburgh

A sinkhole opened up in downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, swallowing parts of a bus and injuring one person on board, authorities said.

October 29, 2019

Famed Peru restaurant pays price for special 'ladies' menu'

La Rosa Nautica restaurant is being fined US$62,000 for its practice of handing a gold menu void of any details on what the fish ceviche or seared scallops might cost to women who are dining with men.

October 22, 2019

German court rules that a hangover is an illness

A German court has ruled that a hangover is an illness, in a verdict against the distributor of a food supplement marketed as an "anti-hangover drink."

September 24, 2019