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Naked Russian artist cuts off ear lobe in protest

KIEV, Ukraine (UPI) -- A Russian artist cut off his ear lobe on top of a city wall on Sunday in protest of his country putting political dissidents in psychiatric wards. The artist, Pyotr Pavlensky, is the same man who nailed his scrotum to the ...

Atlanta firefighters sing prevention tips

ATLANTA (UPI) -- The Atlanta Fire Department is taking aim at prevention with a YouTube video featuring firefighters singing an altered version of the Doors' "Light My Fire."

The department's video, which features Atlanta firefighters in various ...

Firefighters free alleged intruder from chimney

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (UPI) -- Firefighters said they used jackhammers and dish soap to free a home invasion suspect who turned out to be less skilled than Santa Claus at chimney climbing.

Capt. Renee Ferguson of the Ventura County Sheriff's ...

Actors portray the dead in cemetery promotion

PEORIA, Ill. (UPI) -- An Illinois cemetery is attempting to draw potential customers by having actors put on shows portraying some of the people buried at the cemetery.

Mark Matzuak, general manager of Springdale Cemetery in Peoria, said actors ...