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Penguins can't resist lure of sushi

WELLINGTON, New Zealand—Two little blue penguins just couldn't stay away from a New Zealand sushi store, returning to nest there even after police had captured them and escorted them back to the ocean.

Wellington police described them as “waddling vagrants,” while the store's co-owner joked he had no idea that word of his tasty raw fish had reached as far as the subaquatic community.

Australian finds message in a bottle written 50 years ago

CANBERRA, Australia — A fisherman said on Wednesday he was looking for the author of a message in a bottle found off the southern Australian coast 50 years after it was written.

Paul Elliot told Australian Broadcasting Corp. that he and his son Jyah found the bottle on the west coast of Eyre Peninsula in South Australia state while fishing.

Woman who swims topless vows to return to beach

DULUTH, Minn.—A Minnesota woman who swims topless in Lake Superior says she won't be dissuaded by someone who called the police on her.

Michelle Bennett was sunbathing topless on the beach in Duluth last month when a woman asked her to cover up, saying she was making the woman's children uncomfortable.

Bennett refused, so the woman called the police.