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DENVER (Reuters) - A Colorado man who wrecked his car, fled from police and climbed a tree atop a mountain cliff has been arrested after negotiators spent three hours talking him down from his precarious perch, authorities said on Wednesday.

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The South African president's office sent out a press release on Wednesday announcing new cabinet appointments for positions that do not exist, making April Fools of some local media.

LONDON (Reuters) - From a supermarket putting in trampolines for customers to reach the top shelf to prestigious CERN saying it has proved The Force exists, Wednesday brought April Fool's spoofs a-plenty.

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The Dutch Royal Family owns a painting by a Dutch master that was looted during by the Nazis during Germany's occupation of the Netherlands in World War Two, according to a report published on Tuesday.

(Reuters) - An Alabama doctor-turned-lawmaker is seeking to overturn a state law named for one of his patients, whose death 16 years earlier triggered legislation requiring insurers to pay for minimum post-pregnancy hospital stays, records show.

HARRISBURG, Pa. (Reuters) - A Pennsylvania man was helping decorate his mother-in-law’s tombstone on Monday ahead of the Easter holiday when it suddenly toppled over, pinning him underneath and killing him, a cemetery caretaker said.

SEOUL (Reuters) - Police in South Korea say a man who was jailed for theft a decade ago had plastic surgery to obscure his identity and embark on a nine-month robbery spree beginning last April that netted cash and goods worth more than $479,000.

TOKYO (Reuters) - A rare family feud erupted in a Japanese shareholders meeting on Friday, when the chief executive of Otsuka Kagu Ltd defeated her father's attempt to oust her, vowing to push ahead with her plan to take the furniture retailer more mass-market.

Missing in Missouri: two Bactrian camels
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:58:43 GMT
(Reuters) - The hunt is on for two missing Bactrian camels apparently taken from a central Missouri farm along with a pair of steers, authorities said on Wednesday.

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Nine hospital beds in a row and imaginary patients hooked up to intravenous drips. Not the usual setting for a fashion catwalk.

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Careful how you front-run the Fed
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