Cookie http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/28700/all en German biscuit-maker appeals to "Cookie Monster" thief http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/german-biscuit-maker-appeals-cookie-monster-thief <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>BERLIN, Jan 31 (Reuters) - One of Germany's most famous biscuit-makers has appealed to an extortionist dressed as the "Cookie Monster" to return its prized golden biscuit emblem.</p> <p>The Bahlsen biscuit company's emblem has hung above its headquarters in Hanover since 1913 and was first reported stolen a week ago.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/german-biscuit-maker-appeals-cookie-monster-thief" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bahlsen Cookie Food and drink Thomson Reuters Thu, 31 Jan 2013 16:00:13 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5741822 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Odd News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130205/reuters-odd-news-summary-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current odd news briefs.</p> <p>Two students lose fingers in tug-of-war at California high school</p> <p>LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Two Los Angeles-area high school students severed fingers while participating in a lunchtime group tug-of-war contest, authorities said on Tuesday. A boy and a girl from South El Monte High School were rushed to a local trauma center with amputated fingers on Monday afternoon following the incident, a Los Angeles County Fire Department spokesman said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130205/reuters-odd-news-summary-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cookie Desserts Food and drink Thomson Reuters Tue, 05 Feb 2013 21:16:05 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5746885 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Odd News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/reuters-odd-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current odd news briefs.</p> <p>Two California students lose fingers in tug-of-war</p> <p>LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Two Los Angeles-area high school students had fingers severed while taking part in a "spirit week" group tug-of-war contest, authorities said on Tuesday. A boy and a girl from South El Monte High School were rushed to a local trauma center on Monday afternoon after their fingers were cut off during the tug-of-war at lunchtime, fire and school district officials said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/reuters-odd-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cookie Financial data vendors Food and drink Thomson Reuters Wed, 06 Feb 2013 05:30:41 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5747158 at http://www.globalpost.com