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French Porsche Driver Caught Doing 249 kph on Country Road

A French Porsche driver was caught on a speed camera doing 249 kilometers per hour (154 mph) on a country road with a limit of 90 kph, police said Sunday.

The driver, a repeat speeding offender aged around 40, lost his licence over his breakneck spin Saturday about 40 kilometres south of the central city of Tours.

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Lost New Zealand Woman Survives on Breast Milk

A New Zealand woman told Monday how she survived lost in rugged wilderness by drinking her own breast milk and burying herself in dirt.

Susan O'Brien was taking part in a grueling 20 kilometer (12.5 mile) run in forest south of Wellington on Sunday when she took a wrong turn and became disorientated.

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Air Smiles: Canadian Woman Gives Birth on Japan Flight

A Canadian woman gave birth aboard a plane to Tokyo after going into labor over the Pacific Ocean, a spokesman for Air Canada said Monday, an event the baby's father described as "completely unexpected".

The 23-year-old woman delivered a baby girl mid-air with the help of a doctor who volunteered after crew asked passengers for medical help.

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Arkansas Veterinarian Operates on Dog that Ate 23 Bullets

An Arkansas veterinarian has kept a dog from going out with a bang after the animal ate 23 live rifle rounds.

Benno, the 4-year-old Belgian Malinois, had surgery last week to remove the .308 caliber ammunition from his stomach, The Baxter Bulletin ( ) reported.

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Indiana Teen Takes Great-Grandmother, 93, to Junior Prom

An Indiana teenager who took his 93-year-old great-grandmother to his junior prom says he had a great time, even though her early bedtime nearly cut the night short.

Drew Holm says his classmates thought it "was pretty cool" that he asked Kathryn Keith to last Friday's Crothersville High School junior prom.

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Six Thousand Chinese Workers Break Record in France

More than six thousand employees of Chinese group Tiens, enjoying a holiday in France at the company's expense, on Friday rounded off their trip by setting a new world record.

The members of one of the biggest Chinese groups ever to come to Europe arranged themselves on the  Promenade des Anglais in the southern resort town of Nice to spell out the phrase  "Tiens' dream is Nice in the Cote d'Azur".

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Votes for ]ead, Penis Vote: UK Election's Odd Facts

Votes for the dead and voting with a penis drawing -- here are some quirky facts from the 2015 British general election:


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Boy or Girl? Family with 12 Sons Finds out Soon about No. 13

A western Michigan couple with 12 sons are waiting to find out whether baby No. 13 keeps the streak going.

Jay and Kateri Schwandt's baby is due Saturday, the day before Mother's Day. They're sticking to their tradition of not finding out in advance whether they're having a boy or girl.

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British Voters Warned about Polling Booth Selfies

Election officials in Britain have warned voters not to share pictures taken of themselves in polling booths as they cast ballots on Thursday, warning that a "selfie" could land them in jail.

The Electoral Commission has said that while it is not illegal to take a selfie, sharing an image that showed -- accidentally or not -- how someone had voted would infringe rules on voting secrecy and could lead to a six-month prison sentence.

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Vegemite with Chocolate? It's No Smear Campaign

Confectionery-maker Cadbury said Friday it has created a new taste sensation by combining its well-loved milk chocolate with an unusual flavor -- Australia's famous, sharply-savoury spread Vegemite.

Cadbury Australia said the new product was "surprisingly delicious" and one of four new flavor combinations to hit the shelves in coming weeks -- along with pretzel and peanut, salted caramel, and golden toffee.

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