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Danish cinnamon rolls too spicy for EU rules

01/09/2014 5:08am
Easy on the cinnamon! That advice from Denmark's food authority has rankled pastry chefs whose cinnamon rolls were found to violate the European Union's spice rules.

Sarajevo pays tribute to its last shoe shiner

01/09/2014 6:42am
Thousands of Bosnians have signed a petition urging authorities to erect a monument to Sarajevo's last shoe shiner, who died at 83 after charming generations.

Mexican fishermen find conjoined gray whale calves

01/09/2014 7:08am
The Mexican government says fishermen found two rare conjoined gray whale calves that died shortly after being born.

Man crashes into Conn. gas station, steals banana

01/09/2014 1:24pm
Call it the case of the banana-eating bandit.

Pair accused of smuggling rare Brazilian snake

01/09/2014 4:27pm
Federal prosecutors this week indicted a brother and sister from Utah on charges of illegally importing a rare boa constrictor from Brazil.

Cold weather means early ice harvest at NH camps

01/09/2014 6:33pm
The tradition of harvesting lake ice at a New Hampshire campground is off to a cold and early start.

Texas firefighter uses beer to put out tire blaze

01/09/2014 6:40pm
An off-duty Houston firefighter made the best of his resources when trying to put out a truck tire fire: He used beer the rig was hauling.