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Goat carrying money suspected of witchcraft

Ugandan villagers 'scattered in fear' after spotting roaming creature - and other tall tales

Our pick of the stories from the stranger side of life.

Goat strikes fear into heart of villagers

Residents of the Omoro District of Uganda reportedly "scattered in fear" after a goat wandered into a village with 30,000 shillings (£6.75) tied around its neck, says the Acholi Times. The animal was suspected of being used "in an act of witchcraft" before it got loose, adds the newspaper. Police have taken it into custody and are asking for its owner to come forward.

Woman sues fast food chain for $2.2bn

A Californian woman has filed a $2.2bn (£1.81bn) lawsuit against fast-food chain Chipotle for allegedly using a 2006 photograph of her without her permission. Leah Caldwell also claims the images were doctored to make it look as if she was drinking alcohol in the restaurant. The $2.2bn figure represents Chipotle's total profit from 2006 to 2015.

Police mistake cat litter for meth

A Houston man has spent three days behind bars after police mistook a sock full of cat litter in his car for methamphetamine. Local authorities released a press release and mugshot of Ross LeBeau after the arrest, before a lab test of the material in the sock came back negative for drugs. LeBeau says he keeps the cat litter in his car to stop his windows fogging up.

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