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Oh, he's walking the plank in his undies again..

An Australian man, clad only in underwear, fell nine stories while trying to build a makeshift plank bridge into a neighbor's flat, but lived to tell the tale.

The bridge collapsed just after midnight Tuesday sending the 35-year-old man plummeting into a building structure below, police in Western Australia state said.


Woman, 81, Shoots Homeless 'Washer'

MOBILE, Ala. - An 81-year-old woman shot a homeless man Monday morning after finding him washing his clothes in her laundry room, police said.


Indian authorities offer cash for rat tails

Authorities in Mizoram, northeast India, are offering villagers a 5-cent cash reward for every rat tail they bring to local authorities, the Indo-Asian News Service (IANS) said Monday.

"We are motivating villagers to kill rats and bring the tail as evidence to local authorities," IANS quoted James Lalsianliana, a deputy director in charge of plant protection and head of the state's rodent control cell, as saying.


St. Albert woman wins $1 million after instinct told her to return to store

ST. ALBERT, Alta. - Thank goodness for women's intuition.

Shirley Dochuk, 61, just about didn't play her regular Western 649 lottery numbers for the Oct. 10 draw, but something inside her told her to go back and get the tickets.

On Friday, Dochuk was revealed to be Alberta's latest millionaire by the Western Canada Lottery Corp. in a news release.


Woman builds 5ft tower from unwanted junk mail

An artist from Newcastle has created an unusual exhibit in her garden out of her unwanted junk mail.

Anne Cohen, 54, from Fenham, has been placing all the junk mail delivered to her by hand - but not by postal service - on a metal spike outside her front door. Started on January 1, the artwork is now more than 5ft tall.


Drunken priest punches cop, goes to jail

A Mexican priest briefly ended up behind bars after punching a policemen who caught him driving drunkenly through the streets of the northern city of Monterrey.

Priest Manuel Raul Ortega, who was not wearing clerical dress but was clutching a prayer book when captured, launched himself at the traffic cop who pulled him over earlier this week.

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For the Love of Jesus: Christian Minister Died In Rubber Suit With Dildo

On 24 June this year, 51-year-old Reverend Gary M Aldridge, senior pastor at the Thorington Road Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama, was found dead at his home having failed to put in an appearance at that morning's services.

A preliminary autopsy by Dr Stephen Boudreaux "indicated that Aldridge died of suffocation, and that there was no sign of injury". Boudreaux subsequently declared that Aldridge's demise "was not the result of suicide".

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Rowling sues Hogwarts Castle replica in India

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling is suing organisers of a religious event for constructing a replica of her imaginary Hogwarts Castle in an eastern India city, officials said.

Comment: Man, you do NOT mess with Harry the Potter...


Doctors save man with vodka drip

Australian doctors have kept an Italian tourist alive by feeding him vodka through a drip for three days, medical staff in Queensland say.

The 24-year-old man, who had swallowed a poison in an apparent suicide attempt, was treated while in a coma.


Space station ma'am gets a whip

US astronaut Peggy Whitson has been given an unusual gift a day before she is due to blast off to take charge of the International Space Station.