'Domestic incident' just man shouting at Hillary Clinton on TV
'High decibel profanities' came from Donald Trump supporter - and other tall tales
Our pick of the strange stories from around the world.
Political heckling ends with a call to police
Police were called to an apartment building in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, after neighbours reported a possible domestic violence incident. However, they discovered the "high decibel profanities" were coming from a Donald Trump supporter who was "getting himself ready" for a political rally later that day by rewatching Monday's presidential debate and hurling abuse at the TV whenever Clinton appeared on screen.
Woman pays $50,000 to punch Martin Shkreli
A woman paid $50,000 (£38,000) to punch US pharmaceutical chief executive Martin Shkreli in the face after winning an online auction. Shkreli, widely known for purchasing the rights to Aids medication and then hiking the price up 5,556 per cent, sold the right to hit him to raise money for a friend's child suffering from cancer - and says he will match the woman's donation.
Man asks cops if they'd found his drugs
A man has been arrested after turning to Seattle police for help recovering a briefcase full of drugs. Police say the man left the bag behind when he stopped to pat a dog. The dog owner turned the case over to police, who opened it and found 5.5oz (154g) of cocaine, 50 diazepam pills, a small bag of marijuana - and the man's ID card and mobile phone. The man was arrested when he turned up at the police station to see if anyone had handed his bag in.