Around the Weird: Bizarre News Briefs

Around the Weird: Bizarre News Briefs

CINCINNATI (Wireless Flash) – The law may finally catch up to a Michigan car burglar who tried to escape across the Canadian border in a street sweeper last year. Although authorities in Michigan dismissed charges against Damon J. Francis, saying he’s “delusional,” federal agents have just announced they may want to take over the case.

HATFIELD, Pa. – A Pennsylvania woman has successfully retrieved two $100 bills that were swallowed by her Doberman pincher. Sue Gadaleta carefully reassembled fragments of the bills after the pooch passed them, and was able to trade the money in for some crisp new bills.

ROME – Italy’s Prime Minister is poised to become a pop star: He’s writing and recording a charity record for Unicef that insiders say will be done in the same style as the 1980s charity anthem “We Are the World.”

TOKYO – Japanese fish stores are claiming that fish sales increase dramatically every time a ten-year-old jingle called “Fish Heaven” plays in their stores. Lyrics for the ditty include Fish, fish, fish/ When you eat fish/ Intelligent, intelligent, intelligent/ You’ll become intelligent.

LAS VEGAS – A Las Vegas company is working on creating the world’s tallest AND largest ferris wheel. “The Voyager” will even have a night club attached at the bottom.