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Offbeat 11-year-old Arkansas girl hails cab ... to Florida 11-year-old Arkansas girl hails cab ... to Florida
Arkansas police say an 11-year-old girl paid a cabbie $1,300 to take her to meet a boy in Florida, but that authorities caught up with the runaway in Georgia after her parents reported her missing.
Offbeat Officials: Woman had cocaine in custard packages Officials: Woman had cocaine in custard packages
Authorities say a woman arriving at John F. Kennedy International Airport was carrying something extra in the packets of custard and milk powder in her luggage — cocaine.
Offbeat Science proves high heels do have power over men Science proves high heels do have power over men
The allure of high-heeled shoes is no secret among women, who have used them to entice men from the streets of Ancient Rome to the New York City sidewalks of Carrie Bradshaw. Heels have also been a controversial symbol in the battleground of sexual politics.