Thursday, September 28, 2006

Around The Weird: Bizarre News Briefs

BANGKOK, Thailand (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – There will be no dancing in the streets in Bangkok, Thailand. The Thai coup leaders have banned a group of go-go dancers from filming a music video near the troops because “a coup is not entertaining.”

TRI-CITIES, Wash. – A man is in custody in Tri-Cities, Washington, after chugging a bottle of Listerine and attacking a homeless man. When police came to Louis Ferguson’s home, he was asleep. Still, once he woke up, he attempted to drink more Listerine before the cops took him to the slammer.

MIDDLESBROUGH, England – A drunk driver in Middlesbrough, England, cut off his tracking device, left it with his dog and went out to the bars. Shaun Cliff admits he came up with the idea while high on painkillers and booze and says he doesn’t mind going to prison if it “draws attention to the system and how flawed it is.”

DANDONG, China – A teenager in Dandong, China, says he robbed a driver to impress his parents. The 17-year-old boy told his victim where he was from and his father’s name – making it easy for police to track him down. He told them he wanted to do something “great” to impress his folks.
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SAN DIEGO (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – The story in the September 26 feed headlined “‘Blair Witch’ Director Gets Creepy Online Auditions...” contained an incorrect web url. Submit video auditions for the upcoming Dan Myrick film project at The revised press contact appears below.

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