War rebels to cease fire for semis
Sri Lanka's Tamil Tiger rebels are to take a brief break from battle later Tuesday to watch the national cricket team play New Zealand in the World Cup semi-finals.
Man hacks off penis in London restaurant
A man stormed into a London restaurant and hacked off his own penis in front of horrifed diners, the Italian eaterie said Tuesday.
Give global warming the bum's rush: Crowe
Sheryl Crowe is suggesting a bottom-up solution to wipe away global warming: limit each trip to the bathroom to one piece of toilet paper, according to a statement on the US rocker's website.
Democracy tucked in plastic bags
For the first time in history, Nigerians voting in the just-ended presidential and governorship polls, dropped their ballots into see-through "carry-all" plastic bags, an innovation that electoral officials said was aimed at checking malpractices.