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Draining will turn Paris Canal Saint-Martin into puddle, then dry ditch for cleaning

PARIS A Paris canal will be drained this week for cleaning, first into a puddle and then into a dry ditch.

Canal Saint-Martin, popular with Parisians and visitors alike for its arched bridges, locks and trendy surrounding neighbourhood, will be emptied for the first time in 14 years beginning Monday.

Two-year twins: Babies born to San Diego couple minutes apart, but in 2015 and 2016

SAN DIEGO Twins in San Diego are getting some attention because, though born just minutes apart, one has a birthday in 2015 and one in 2016.

Jaelyn Valenica was born New Year’s Eve at 11:59 p.m. Her twin brother, Luis Valencia Jr., arrived at 12:01 a.m. on New Year’s Day.

Food fight hurts pair

COLUMBIA, S.C.—Authorities say a husband-and-wife’s fight over a chicken dinner landed them both in the hospital.

Richland County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Lt. Curtis Wilson said the wife wanted to get chicken at Church’s and the couple got into an argument that ended with the husband knocking her out with a punch Tuesday night.