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Greece's Varoufakis becomes unlikely heartthrob in Germany
BERLIN (Reuters) - Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis has become an improbable heartthrob in Germany, where his demands to renegotiate the nation's debt fell on deaf ears but his charm and masculine appearance have not gone unnoticed.
Excavated records show the perilous past of 17th century Londoners
LONDON (Reuters) - Londoners in the 17th century were never far from danger as plague, infant mortality and angry mobs menaced the capital, burial records dug up by the Crossrail construction project showed on Monday.
Mum's the word as Brazilian club bid to curb violence
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - A Brazilian soccer club has employed fans' mothers to act as stewards in the hope it will discourage supporters from fighting.
Colombia's FARC rebels invite Miss Universe to attend peace talks
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia's Marxist FARC rebels have invited the newly-crowned Miss Universe Paulina Vega, a native of the country's Caribbean coast, to attend their peace negotiations with the government, a bid to end 50 years of fighting.
'Hot Mugshot Guy' from California gets 27 months in prison
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Jeremy Meeks, the California man whose mugshot became a sensation among Web users admiring his male-model good looks, has been sentenced to more than two years in prison on a gun charge, federal prosecutors said on Friday.
Family obit, in jest, says Seahawks' Super Bowl play caused death
SEATTLE (Reuters) - A Washington state man's obituary jokingly blames his "untimely demise" on the Seattle Seahawks' Super Bowl loss, which many exasperated football fans chalked up to botched play-making.
Strong Swiss franc boosts trade at German brothels
ZURICH (Reuters) - A jump in the Swiss franc against the euro, which threatens to push the country's economy into recession, is boosting trade in brothels across the border in Germany.
Romania says sorry for embassy invitation gaffe
BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romania's foreign ministry apologized on Friday after its embassy in Paris sent out invitations for a reception and accidentally attached a spreadsheet with unflattering descriptions of some of the guests.
Palace apologizes over Belgian queen mother "death" notice
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Belgium's royal family has apologized to members of the public who were sent official cards that wrongly appeared to announce the death of King Philippe's mother.
Gun hidden inside book turns up in Maine thrift store
BRUNSWICK, Maine (Reuters) - A thrift store employee in coastal Maine got more than he bargained for when he opened a donated book and found a gun.
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