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Mexican singer killed after denying his death
Reuters reports that Mexican singer Sergio Vega was shot to death only hours after denying he was dead to an entertainment website.
Vuvuzelas used in drug trade
The ubiquitous vuvuzela, made world-famous by this year's World Cup, has found its way into another industry - the drug trade.
Lew's signature on US greenback less loopy
It's not bubbly-cute any more, but Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew's new official signature, to go on all new US banknotes, should meet boss President Barack Obama's admonition not to debase the currency.
Cameron says morning swim helped with G8 Syria talks
A dip in the icy waters of a Northern Irish lake proved the ideal tonic before a day of tough talks with G8 leaders on tax evasion and the Syria crisis, British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Tuesday.
Canadians illegally spirit squirrels into Quebec
Residents of an upscale Ottawa neighbourhood have been spiriting unwanted squirrels across a river into Quebec province and dumping them there, a local newspaper said Tuesday.
Love and carriage: Japan railway offers train wedding
A rail company is offering one lucky couple the chance to get married aboard one of Tokyo's busiest commuter trains as it encircles the Japanese capital, it said Tuesday.
Thai monks rebuked over 'ostentatious' jet ride
The behaviour of Thailand's Buddhist clergy has been thrust under the spotlight after footage emerged of three monks flying in a private jet, wearing earphones and sunglasses and travelling with a Louis Vuitton luxury bag.
Millions of moths mass on Madrid
Millions of moths have engulfed Madrid in a population explosion blamed on spring rains, a sudden blast of summer heat and winds that have wafted them in as unwelcome guests to the Spanish capital.