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ROME (Reuters) - A man climbed onto an outside ledge of Rome's Colosseum on Friday and shouted in protest at a new decree restricting sightseeing tours, rickshaw rides and centurion impersonators as part of a public order crackdown in the city.

HAIFA, Israel (Reuters) - To the strains of Madonna's "Vogue", the 13 women with a combined age of about 1,050 strutted down the runway cautiously, hindered only slightly by walking sticks and the odd dodgy hip.

DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Tanzanian officials will not be allowed to send out the usual government printed Christmas and New Year cards this year as part of belt-tightening measures by the new president.

(Reuters) - A 23-year-old Indiana man pleaded guilty on Wednesday to breaking into a medical museum and stealing preserved human brains and other tissue that he then sold online, authorities said.

YEKATERINBURG, Russia (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday inaugurated a museum dedicated to Boris Yeltsin, the former president whose legacy, many former Yeltsin associates say, Putin has spent the past 15 years dismantling.

(Reuters) - A woman who worked as a county government clerk in Ohio was fined $1,000 and given a nine-month suspended sentence for trashing a former supervisor's office cubicle with glitter, toilet tissue and "silly string," officials said on Wednesday.

ROME (Reuters) - Rome has banned centurion impersonators who charge to scowl in photos around the ancient Colosseum amphitheatre and frequently come under fire for their pushy tactics with tourists.

ATLANTA (Reuters) - A Georgia sheriff has staked out his ground in the U.S. culture wars by posting a large sign cautioning visitors that his community is proud to be "politically incorrect."

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Belgium's tourist boards have latched onto a social media craze of cats that gave Brussels light relief during a tense five-day security lockdown in the wake of militant attacks in Paris.

LONDON (Reuters) - Chairman Mao's "Little Red Book" made a surprise appearance in Britain's parliament on Wednesday when the opposition Labour Party finance spokesman brandished a copy as he mocked the government's reliance on Chinese investment.

KRAKOW, Poland (Reuters) - A Polish court's decision to deny the extradition of film-maker Roman Pol...
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Adam Lambert may have been a hit on American Idol but rival petitions in Singa...
LONDON (Reuters) - British singer Adele's "25" notched up the most sales in its opening week of any ...
GHENT, Belgium (Reuters) - Andy Murray and brother Jamie put Britain within touching distance of a f...
BERLIN (Reuters) - British challenger Tyson Fury complained about the condition of the ring canvas a...
MALELANE, South Africa (Reuters) - European Tour rookie Sebastien Gros made nine birdies in a sparkl...
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The holiday shopping rush that kicked off on Friday is unlikely to bring m...
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors in exchange-traded funds added nearly $7.7 billion to U.S.-based stoc...
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - The reliance of Brazil's Grupo BTG Pactual SA on market funding may pose an im...