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New York veterinarians are being flooded with stoned dogs which have eaten discarded cannabis following the legalisation of the drug. Since the legalisation of recreational cannabis in 2021, vets in the city are seeing a huge increase in cases of confused canines in their clinics, according to The N

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An American pizza shop which refused to serve a group of police officers has become the focal point of an inter-departmental row over police conduct. The Pizza Squared restaurant in San Francisco faced a deluge of bad reviews after the SF Police Officers Association (POA) said a number of officers w

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A man who allegedly wielded a cat as a weapon against police officers has been charged with offences. Christopher Gaddis, 41, allegedly shoved a cat in the face of a police officer in Nashville, Tennessee while attempting to evade arrest.

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The Spanish government has been rebuked by judges for excluding bullfighting from a youth culture subsidy scheme. Under an initiative launched last year, young people can apply to receive a €400 culture voucher after they turn 18 which can be used for a range of cultural and artistic activities

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In a cautionary tale for public speakers everywhere, a law professor has apologised after a microphone caught him telling a student to "fuck off". Daniel Capra, an adjunct professor at the prestigious Columbia Law School in New York City, inadvertently muttered profanity directly into his microphone

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Children as young as 12 will be allowed to wield ninja-style throwing stars under new legislation approved by a US state legislature. A bill approved by the Indiana Senate in a 48–1 vote would overturn the state's current outright ban on throwing stars, sometimes known as shurikens.

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A police force which uses local mugshots in a parody version of US game show Wheel of Fortune is facing legal action from a disgruntled winner. In the weekly "Wheel of Fugitive" video posted on social media by the force in Florida's Brevard County, the local sheriff spins a wheel with photos of what

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Non-psychoactive cannabis oil has been criminalised in Hong Kong as a "dangerous drug" on par with heroin. Though derived from cannabis, CBD products are legal in most of the world and have become a multi-billion dollar industry in recent years.

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A woman allegedly used her position as a school official to steal more than $1.5 million worth of chicken wings. Over 11,000 cases of chicken wings were ordered using the school's funds between July 2020 and February 2022, according to prosecutors in the US city of Chicago.

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A McDonald's restaurant beset with anti-social behaviour has turned to classical music in a novel bid to calm youngsters. A decision to play classical music in the evenings was taken after an incident where dozens of youths allegedly brawled, set off a fire extinguisher and threw signs and coins at

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The singer Rick Astley is suing rapper Yung Gravy for allegedly impersonating his voice on a recent single. Astley's 1987 hit Never Gonna Give You Up is interpolated in Gravy's song Betty (Get Money).

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A new bill to prevent members of the US Congress from trading and owning stocks has been introduced – and is entitled the Pelosi Act. Senator Josh Hawley introduced the Preventing Elected Leaders from Owning Securities and Investments Act in an effort to once again stop lawmakers from trading

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A woman who called a friend for help during a drunk driving arrest landed them both in hot water after police suspected she was drunk driving as well. The first woman, who was pulled over on suspicion of operating a vehicle while intoxicated, "called a friend for help during the stop", police said.

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Elton John's half-brother tried and failed to bring an enormous trident spear to his court appearance for possessing magic mushrooms. Geoff Dwight, 56, from Ruthin in north Wales, brought the long pole-shaped item to Llandudno Magistrates Court last week but was prevented by security guards from bri

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A police force has denied embarrassing reports that a "woman screaming" in its own car park turned out to be one of its off-duty officers having sex with a colleague. Alarm bells were raised at the 79th precinct of the New York Police Department (NYPD) after a concerned citizen called 911 to report

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