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Reuters Odd News Summary


Reuters
Updated: 19-12-2018 18:28 IST

Following is a summary of current odd news briefs.

Korean Air to raise refund fees after K-pop fans get the picture, get off

Korean Air Lines Co Ltd said on Tuesday it will raise refund penalties after K-pop fans got on a plane only to take pictures of a boy band on the flight, then demanded to get off before it departed and got refunds on their tickets. The three fans of K-pop band Wanna One boarded the Seoul-bound Korean Air flight in Hong Kong on Saturday, ignored flight attendants' requests to be seated and instead took pictures of the 11-member band.

Bees, brothels and monkey selfies: oh my; 2018 abuzz with odd U.S. stories

A hive of honeybees in the heart of New York City, a monkey with a photographer's eye, a brothel full featuring robotic sex dolls and a political candidate who carried the day from his grave were among the characters featured in the strangest stories of 2018. One of the most inexplicable animal stories of the year unfolded on a hot August afternoon, when a menacing horde of honeybees descended on a hot dog vendor's umbrella, bringing Times Square to a standstill and drawing swarms of gawking tourists.

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