- Vintage Apple computer auctioned off for $668,000
BERLIN (AP) — An auctioneer says one of Apple's first computers — a functioning 1976 model — has been sold for a record 516,000 euros ($668,000).
- For Philadelphia bicyclist, a cat is his co-pilot
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — For bicyclist Rudi Saldia, you could say a cat is his co-pilot.
- Police: 'Thong Cape Scooter Man' not breaking law
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A man who wears thong underwear and a cape while riding his scooter through Wisconsin's capital city may be a strange sight. But police say he isn't breaking any laws.
- Fugitive in LA attempted-murder case held in Colo.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man wanted for 13 years on attempted murder charges in Los Angeles was captured in Colorado after someone called police to report he was urinating on a wall outside a KFC restaurant.
- Council members abstain from vote on abstaining
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Three members of a Michigan city council have abstained from voting on a measure that would have prevented them from abstaining on future votes.
- Brown hounded for calling Manila 'gates of hell'
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Dan Brown's description of Manila as "the gates of hell" in the American novelist's latest book has not gone down well with officials in the Philippine capital.
- Crane accident cuts power to one-third of Vietnam
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — One mistake by a clumsy crane operator caused a 10-hour blackout over about a third of Vietnam, exposing the fragility of the nation's power grid.