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Patriots star Brady's missing Super Bowl jersey found in Mexico
(Reuters) - The New England Patriots jersey that vanished after quarterback Tom Brady wore it in the team's fifth Super Bowl victory last month has been found in Mexico, officials said on Monday.
UPDATE 3-Patriots star Brady's missing Super Bowl jersey found in Mexico
March 20 (Reuters) - The New England Patriots jersey that vanished after quarterback Tom Brady wore it in the team's fifth Super Bowl victory last month has been found in Mexico, officials said on Monday.
Italy state TV pulls show over charges of sexism, racism
ROME (Reuters) - Italian state television RAI said on Monday it was scrapping a popular weekly talk show after the program was widely attacked for using racist and sexist stereotypes about east European women.
Sex drugs worth $1.6 million seized in South Africa
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African airport customs officials have confiscated male sexual enhancement tablets worth 20.6 million rand ($1.63 million) en route to Swaziland from India, the revenue service said on Monday.
Vast Beatles collection goes on auction in Paris
PARIS (Reuters) - A vast collection of rare Beatles vinyl records, photos and other paraphernalia will go on auction in Paris on Saturday.
Thimble, wheelbarrow, boot kicked out of Monopoly board game
SEATTLE (Reuters) - If you have ever wanted to rampage through a game of Monopoly like a dinosaur, you're in luck.
Chinese firms offer pollution solutions with bottled air, hat filters, smog socks
BEIJING (Reuters) - Even as Chinese Premier Li Keqiang pledges to ensure that blue skies never become a luxury, a state-backed firm is doing brisk business selling 48 yuan ($6.95) cans of fresh air bottled in a forest in western China.
New Zealand police shoot dog delaying flights at Auckland
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Flights from New Zealand's Auckland Airport are returning to schedule after a runaway dog near the tarmac was shot dead by police because it was delaying planes taking off.
Spring in the air, China's pigeon racers give birds their meds
BEIJING (Reuters) - Guarding against avian flu, which has forced a mass cull of birds in China, pigeon fancier Wang Jincang paid out nearly $400 to get his 200 racing pigeons vaccinated and fortified for the onset of the spring racing season.
Venezuela arrests brownie and croissant bakers in 'bread war'
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela this week arrested four bakers making illegal brownies and other pastries as President Nicolas Maduro's socialist government threatens to take over bakeries in Caracas as part of a new "bread war".
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