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LONDON (Reuters) - North Korea failed to see the joke when a London hair salon used a picture of its leader Kim Jong Un to try to attract more customers and has written to Britain's Foreign Office asking it to stop what it calls a "provocation". A hair salon in west London put up a giant poster of t...

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 2:01pm

(Reuters) - The remains recovered from a car found overturned in a South Dakota creek last fall have been identified as those of two teenage girls who disappeared in 1971, and no foul play is suspected, authorities said on Tuesday. The girls, Cheryl Miller and Pamela Jackson, were both 17 when they ...

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 5:34pm

April 14 (Bloomberg) – The wealthy and shrewd have ways around pesky financial obligations, like paying taxes. With a little planning they can reduce their tax exposure to, sometimes, zero. And the best part? What they're doing is completely legal. Bloomberg Businessweek's Brendan Greeley explains...

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 4:31pm

Arizona vets see a rise in the number of pets that get sick from eating their owners marijuana. Doctors say they are seeing an average of 24 cases a month of doped up dogs - twice the number as seen in years before. While garden grown marijuana can give dogs a sick stomach, synthetic pot can be pote...

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 3:56pm

Clever chimps at Kansas City Zoo make brief break to freedom KANSAS CITY (Reuters) - Seven chimpanzees used an improvised ladder from a tree to scale a wall and briefly escape their enclosure at the Kansas City Zoo on Thursday, a zoo official said. One of the chimps apparently pulle...

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 3:36pm

April 4 (Reuters) - For the second time in three years, Mazda Motor Corp has issued a recall for Mazda6 sedans in North America because of a spider that likes the smell of gasoline and weaves a web that blocks a vent in the engine. Mazda told U.S. regulators that it is recalling 42,000 sedans with 2...

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 11:04am

The British website Voucher Cloud interviewed 2,137 women aged 18 and over only to find that at least 20 percent of the apparel taking up space in their closets remains untouched. Watch the video above or ...

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 2:09pm

CARACAS (Reuters) - It boasts a helicopter landing pad, glorious views of the Avila mountain range, and large balconies for weekend barbecues. Yet this 45-story skyscraper in the center of Venezuela's capital Caracas is no five-star hotel or swanky apartment block: it is a slum, probably the tallest...

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 2:18pm

BERLIN (Reuters) - A landlord demanding rent arrears threatened tenants and German police with a whirring chainsaw, a police spokesman said on Wednesday. The frightened tenants called police to the scene, and the 45-year-old man eventually dropped the chainsaw when the officers showed their guns. Th...

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:57pm

(Reuters) - A man swept out to sea by seven-foot waves during an oceanside baptismal ceremony in California on Sunday remained missing a day later as hopes faded he would be found alive, officials said on Monday. U.S. Coast Guard spokesman Adam Stanton said three men were initially washed away by th...

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:55pm