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A real estate agent has incurred a hefty fine of $20,000 (around £12,000) for drinking milk directly from the container while showcasing a house for sale. During a viewing in 2022, the Canadian real estate agent, Mike Rose, became parched and opted to quench his thirst with milk from the selle

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A wedding has been officiated by ChatGPT in the absence of a priest in what may be a world-first. Colorado couple Reece Wiench and Deyton Truitt were expecting to have to cancel their wedding after the priest was unable to attend.

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DNA testing to identify anti-social dog owners who don't pick up their pets' business is to be rolled out in a French town. Béziers, a town of around 75,000 people in southern France, announced the measure after complaints about the amount of dog poo on the town streets.

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A Californian family that made millions by recycling cans and bottles now faces numerous felony charges which could lead to substantial prison sentences. State prosecutors filed a felony complaint this month charging eight family members in Riverside County with defrauding the state. They allegedly

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A man was forced to stop removing letters from a sign at Twitter's San Francisco headquarters after complaints were made to the police about the work. Elon Musk, who owns the social media giant, wanted to change the sign above the city’s Market Street on Monday after the company’s name w

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US President Joe Biden's dog, which replaced another dog that kept biting people, is in the doghouse after biting people.  Commander, the latest 'first pooch', replaced Major, but has landed himself in hot water after reportedly also going on a biting spree. Among his victims were a Secret Serv

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The initial tweet of Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey, which sold for $2.9 million (around £2.26m) as a non-fungible token (NFT) in 2021, is now worth less than $2,000 (around £1,560). Iranian crypto entrepreneur Sina Estavi, who purchased the Dorsey NFT, which reads "Just setting up my tw

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A High Court judge has ruled in favour of a self-proclaimed "lord" in a peculiar inheritance dispute revolving around the care of a pet parrot. Brett McLean, known as Lord Brett of Hastings, claimed his mother's £300,000 estate was bequeathed to him to look after her beloved Amazonian orange-w

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A serial litterbug who went to great lengths to discard thousands of pages of scrap paper onto a quiet neighbourhood street over a four-year period has been unmasked as a senior police officer. Residents of Greenpoint, in the New York City borough of Brookyln, spent years trying to establish the ide

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Antiquities lent by Israel to the United States are believed to be at former president Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida despite repeated appeals for their return. The ancient ceramic oil lamps were loaned to the White House for a Hanukkah candle-lighting event in 2019 with the strict prov

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An ex-mistress of former Spanish king Juan Carlos is seeking nearly €150 million in damages over allegations he had her surveilled and harassed by Spanish security forces. Corinna zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Sayn, a businesswoman from Denmark, has brought the claim against the former king – who

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Disapproving stares from members of the public could help discourage smoking in non-smoking areas without the need for police intervention, Hong Kong's health minister has said. Professor Lo Chung-mau told a committee of the city's Legislative Council that, if someone begins smoking a non-smoking ar

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An aircraft pilot who posed as a lawyer because he wanted a career change has been fined more than €2,700. During a short-lived fake legal career, Nathaniel Whitehall appeared in court, signed documents describing himself as a solicitor and prepared wills for clients.

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The Toronto Police Service has confirmed the closure of a licensed, fully-stocked bar at its headquarters after an officer who had allegedly drunk there was charged with impaired driving. The decision was communicated to senior officers in May, with the liquor licence not due for renewal. A spokespe

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Outlets in Barcelona's old city selling cannabis-related items are allegedly bypassing zoning restrictions by registering as florists. The claim has been made by local shopkeepers who have noted an unusual proliferation of such shops, particularly in the tourist hotspot Ciutat Vella.

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