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Bees, brothels and monkey selfies: oh my; 2018 abuzz with odd U.S. stories Monday, 17 Dec 2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A hive of honeybees in the heart of New York City, a monkey with a photographer's eye, a brothel full featuring robotic sex dolls and a political candidate who carried the day from his grave were among the characters featured in the strangest stories of 2018.  Full Article

 
Korean Air to raise refund fees after K-pop fans get the picture, get off 09:09 GMT 

SEOUL (Reuters) - Korean Air Lines Co Ltd said on Tuesday it will raise refund penalties after K-pop fans got on a plane only to take pictures of a boy band on the flight, then demanded to get off before it departed and got refunds on their tickets.  Full Article  

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Worth the sting: Cuba's scorpion pain remedy Friday, 14 Dec 2018 

HAVANA (Reuters) - Once a month for the last decade, Pepe Casanas, a 78-year-old Cuban farmer, has hunted down a scorpion to sting himself with, vowing that the venom wards off his rheumatism pains.  Full Article  

 
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