6 of the most odd news items from this week

Some weird news that hit the headlines this past week. [Image Pixabay]/
Some weird news that hit the headlines this past week. [Image Pixabay]/

Protester arrested for telling kids there is no Santa Claus and other weird stories of the last few days.

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In Odd News during the past week, there are some weird and amusing stories. One weird item features a protester being arrested for telling kids Santa doesn't exist. Another features singing postboxes for Christmas, while yet another features penis-shaped Christmas lights.

Other strange news features police pulling over a Tesla after the driver fell asleep, using the auto-pilot feature of the car, a turtle hands police a load of cocaine and a hungry otter goes on a "rampage" killing valuable koi fish.

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Texas police arrest protester who told kids Santa wasn't real

A protester in Cleburne, North Texas was arrested after telling kids Santa Claus is not real. A 31-year-old confronted a mother of four children outside a church, asking her if her kids believed in a fake Santa or did they know who Jesus is. When Heather Johnson told him not to ruin Santa and Christmas for her kids, protesters began shouting that Santa wasn’t real, leading to an arrest.

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Singing postboxes for the Christmas holidays

Launched by Royal Mail, four special postboxes are being set up in the coming weeks. Located in Belfast, Cardiff, Edinburgh and London, they will be festively decorated and will play a message from Santa, Christmas songs or the sound of sleigh bells. They are set to be in place throughout the Christmas holidays.

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