FRANCE: Trifecta of mayhem? A soldier in the northern city of Caen maimed three of his fellow soldiers after his live “souvenir” anti-tank rocket fell from his wall. The weapon exploded, and one soldier lost his legs, the second lost a testicle and the third lost his hearing.
JAPAN: Meow! A man on a yearlong burglary spree stole nearly $180,000 in cash and valuables to feed his 120 cats a gourmet diet, according to police. Mamoru Demizu, 48, of Izumi City is suspected of breaking into houses 32 times to provide the $250-a-day cat feast.
JAPAN: What a “pisser.”A rail commuter was fined $12,000 after investigators concluded that he had been urinating in the Chihaya train station elevator