Oddities News Archive - June 20, 2006
By Waheed Khan KARACHI (Reuters) - Every Saturday night Pakistani actor Ali Saleem puts on a bright saree and chunky jewelery and transforms himself into glamorous widow Begum Nawazish Ali, who teases guests with flirty questions on a television chat show.
By Matthew Jones LONDON (Reuters) - The car owner's grimace may be real as the "parking ticket" is peeled from the windshield, but it soon becomes clear the penalty notice is a fake.
The mayor of Connecticut's largest city admitted on Tuesday to using cocaine while in office.
- The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
- An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
- Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.