The mug shot of a man captured after trying to flee a bank robbery in Denver shows him flashing a broad, toothy grin.
The photo was taken after 45-year-old Michael Whitington's Sept. 23 arrest. Police say he robbed a bank on Denver's 16th Street pedestrian mall and then tried to get away on a light-rail train. Officers stopped the train a few blocks away and arrested him.Full Story
Several Britons agreed to give up their eldest child in return for the use of free wifi, in an experiment to highlight the dangers of public Internet, published on Monday.
Londoners were asked to agree to terms and conditions as they logged on to use free wifi in a cafe in a busy financial district and at a site close to the houses of parliament.Full Story
Five Barack Obamas, three Bin Ladens, a Jesus, a Wonder Woman, a 007: the ballot for Sunday's elections in Brazil can look more like the inventory at a costume shop.
But the madcap cast of candidates reflects deep frustration with politics as usual, say analysts in Brazil, where 80 percent of the population say they don't trust Congress and fed-up voters prefer an illiterate clown to another corrupt politician.Full Story
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has ordered his bureaucrats to come in to work to clean up their offices -- including toilets -- on this week's national holiday to celebrate Mahatma Gandhi's birthday.
The move is part of a nationwide cleanliness drive to be launched by Modi on the holiday Thursday, with the premier himself expected to take a broom to the capital's notoriously dirty streets.Full Story
The toss of a coin put Kuwait into the Asian Games men's cricket quarter-finals and sent Maldives crashing out when steady rain made play impossible in their group match Monday.
Without a ball bowled, Mahmoud Bastaki correctly called "heads" at the Yeonhui Cricket Ground in Incheon, South Korea, to give Kuwait their first win of the competition.Full Story
Police in Delaware say a man has died after he was struck by a car while attempting to cross a street to get to a funeral home.
Police say 51-year-old Bruce Johnson of Goldsboro, Maryland, was hit by a Jeep on Friday evening while trying to get to the Bennie Smith Funeral Home in Dover. Police say he was taken to the Bayhealth Medical Center where he died of his injuries.Full Story
Bayern Munich star Arjen Robben wants to open a private museum in his own home to showcase his trophies and momentos once he hangs up his boots, the Dutch international said Friday.
"When my wife and I are settled in our house, I dream of collecting all my things and building a private museum. It will be for me, my family and my close friends," Robben told Bild.Full Story
Hundreds of ultra-Orthodox Jewish men delayed take-off of a transatlantic flight by refusing to sit next to women, and then caused chaos once it was airborne, a report said Friday.
The El Al flight from New York, with non-Orthodox and secular Jews also on board, eventually arrived at Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion airport before dawn Wednesday in time to celebrate the Jewish new year, according to news website Ynet.Full Story
A pair of amorous Polish donkeys have recovered their right to make love in public after a local official sought to keep them apart.
The scandal erupted earlier this week when zoo-goers saw the animals, which have already produced six offspring over their decade together, coupling in plain view.Full Story
A Canadian has been caught at the U.S.-Canada border with 51 live turtles stuffed in his pants in what American authorities claimed was an elaborate reptile smuggling operation.
The scheme was uncovered last month but was only revealed this week in U.S. federal court documents cited in a Friday report by the Toronto Globe and Mail.Full Story