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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.

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Strait-laced Singapore has slashed the number of publications it bans to 17 from a previous 257, allowing some communist and adult topics, but kept a prohibition on Jehovah's Witnesses publications.

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Canada's China-born Miss World contestant was stopped in Hong Kong on Thursday...
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Adam Lambert may have been a hit on American Idol but rival petitions in Singa...
SYDNEY - Cyrus Villanueva has won Australia version of musical talent television show X Factor....
(Reuters) - The world's first electric car racing series is planning to add a driverless championshi...
ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Triple Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton led the way with the fastest ...
MONACO (Reuters) - The question of whether Russia will take part in next year's Olympic Games was no...
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SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Clients stepped up withdrawals from Grupo BTG Pactual SA's money management un...
(Reuters) - Equity manager Martin Currie, part of U.S.-based Legg Mason Inc, said it named Mark Whit...
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve said on Wednesday that bigger U.S. banks would have an extr...