(CNN) -- Certain products are definitely OK to rent. Like a car. Or a tuxedo. Or the cheapest room at a Motel 6 when you find yourself strolling down I-85 at midnight with no pants. Things are weird at home. But a Los Angeles-based company caught the internet's attention this week for renting...
A 200-year-old bible that was stolen from an East Sussex church 42 years ago has been returned by the man who took it. Simon Scott, treasurer of Holy Trinity Church in Hastings, said a German man had taken the book in 1971. He had come to the town with his wife to take an English language c...
After learning that Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos was paying $250 million for The Washington Post, the news media fell over itself trying to make sense of this sudden and surprising announcement. That’s what you’d expect from the world’s media pundits. Bezos was buying one of their o...
Honeymoon murder suspect Shrien Dewani's mental health has improved and he has talked about returning to South Africa to fight the case against him, a court heard today.

The 33-year-old is accused of orchestrating the murder of his wife Anni, who was shot on the outskirts of Cape Tow...
A woman who had sex with a 16-year-old school pupil has been struck off the UK teaching register, a disciplinary panel has ruled.

Emma Louise Ager was teaching English at Rhymney Comprehensive school in South Wales when she began the relationship with the teenager.

A hea...
Sydney: Two Australian police officers have been suspended for allegedly sending racist emails.

A police spokesman said that two constables were suspended for 'inappropriate email use'.

has made it clear that inappropriate actions, including those involving racism will n...
Jerusalem: An ancient highway dating back to the Roman Empire has been discovered in Jerusalem, Israeli authorities said.

The Israeli Antiquities Authority (IAA) said the road, believed to be 1,800 years old, was discovered in the Palestinian neighbourhood of Beit Hanina in northern ...
The FBI is investigating the theft of $1.2 million — all in $100 bills — from Swiss International Airlines flight 17, which arrived in New York from Zurich on Saturday afternoon.

The money, part of a currency shipment, was said to be heading to the Federal Reserve on a passenger ...
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At least 37 gold miners died in Central African Republic on Sunday when the pit they were working in collapsed after heavy rains.

"The toll of 37 is provisional as there were many injured," said Prosper Ndouba, spokesman for the president's office, of the incident at a gold mine in N...
The mother of a two-day old baby found in the drain pipes of a building in Spain has been arrested.

The boy - who still had his umbilical cord attached - was found wrapped in plastic bags in Alicante.

He suffered a fractured arm and is in a serious condition in hospital....
One woman is dead and 200,000 people are still without power after a second wave of storms ravaged the Midwest United States on Friday and Saturday.

A 63-year-old woman was trying to take shelter in her bathtub when strong winds tossed her trailer in South Dakota on Friday afternoon,...
India's devastating floods have left at least 609 people dead, with officials speculating that the number of casualties could surpass 1,000 in what is being called a "Himalayan tsunami."

"We have evacuated more than 34,000 people, some 49,000-50,000 people are still stranded there,"...
Archaeologists have discovered a lost Mayan city in the jungles of southeastern Mexico.

The city in Campeche province on the Yucatan peninsula was found to have pyramids and palaces never before seen by researchers.

The site is 54 acres and may have been from the Late Cl...
Singapore residents have been urged to stay indoors amid unprecedented levels of air pollution.

The prime minister of Singapore — which prides itself on its clean environment — has warned that the haze could hang over the city state for weeks.

The smog has been blame...