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A motorist's "expressive honking" is not free speech protected by the US constitution, a court has ruled. San Francisco woman Susan Porter sued the state of California after she was given a ticket for "unreasonable use of a vehicle horn" after she honked around 14 times as she drove past a protest i

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A man has failed in a brazen attempt to flee from police by quickly disguising himself as a supermarket worker. The 20-year-old was allegedly driving a stolen vehicle and refused to pull over for police, sparking a chase near the US city of Dearborn, Michigan.

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A man who made more than £1 million selling fake vinyl records was caught after a discerning fan of The Clash complained about the poor quality of an LP. Trading standards officers investigated Richard Hutter and found he had been selling thousands of counterfeit records over a six-year period

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A man who drunkenly stole a thumb from a soldier in China's famous Terracotta Army will avoid a lengthy period of imprisonment after a plea deal with US prosecutors. Michael Rohana, 29, snapped the thumb off the ancient statue during an "ugly Christmas sweater party" at The Franklin Institute in Phi

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Department store John Lewis has succeeded in a court battle with an author who claimed that the retailer had copied one of her designs for its Christmas advert. The retailer's 2019 advert featured a friendly green dragon named Excitable Edgar.

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Albania has accused UK authorities of persecuting one of the country's nationals who was detained on suspicion of dealing cannabis – which turned out to be harmless tea leaves. Agim Agaj, 53, was arrested, strip-searched and detained for 15 hours after police in Dorset stopped his van and spot

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A man has been indicted for licking a soy sauce bottle as part of a wave of 'sushi terrorism' plaguing Japan. Ryoga Yoshino, 21 was arrested after an incident at a Kura Sushi branch in Nagoya City last month.

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A French woman is facing trial for insulting President Emmanuel Macron by calling him "filth" in a Facebook post. She risks a €12,000 fine at the trial to be held later this year.

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Who said judges were out of touch with everyday life? A member of the bench, among other things, has been fired after it was revealed he creates pornography on the adult website OnlyFans.

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Exorcism and prayer are among the most important tools used by police against drug gangs and criminals, Colombia's top police official has said. Flanked by crucifixes and other Catholic symbols decorating his office, police chief General Henry Sanabria told local media that he had "seen" and "felt"

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Italy is to ban flour made from crickets, locusts and insect larvae from being used in pizza and pasta. Though insect-based foods have been approved by the European Union and are being talked up as a new eco-friendly superfood, the Italian government is concerned about the country's cuisine being as

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A trademark dispute between Jack Daniel's and a dog toy branded "Bad Spaniels" has gone to the Supreme Court of the United States. The whiskey distillery claims that its brand is being harmed by the plastic chew toy, which is shaped like one of its distinctive whiskey bottles.

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Prison officials in the US have been left red-faced after two inmates tunnelled their way to freedom using a toothbrush. Prisoners John M. Garza, 37, and Arley V. Nemo, 43, used "primitive-made tools constructed from a toothbrush and metal object" to "exploit a construction design weakness" in Newpo

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A police sniper rifle dramatically landed on the St Patrick's Day parade in Buffalo, New York after being blown over by a gust of wind. Buffalo Police said it is continuing to investigate the circumstances in which a sniper rifle fell from a building and landed within feet of parade spectators, WGRZ

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Members of the public have a right to be rude at town hall meetings and can compare town officials to Hitler if they want to, a US court has ruled. Local officials in Southborough, Massachusetts have been left disappointed by a new ruling from the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court which struck do

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