Newspaper article The Christian Science Monitor

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Newspaper article The Christian Science Monitor

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NEXT TIME, CALL A LOCKSMITH Say this much for Sean Barry; he made the job of the police in Chandler, Ariz., much easier. Barry, a restaurant waiter, was fooling around with a pair of handcuffs at a private home in the Phoenix suburb and decided to put them on his own wrists. Oops, no key; he couldn't get them back off. So he phoned the local station house for help. A routine computer check before officers responded found an outstanding arrest warrant because Barry had skipped out of a court appearance. Yes, the cuffs were eventually removed - once he'd been taken to jail.

YOU HAVE TO WAIT IN LINE, TOO Heading to Britain to see the sights this year? Then it might interest you to know that - of the top 21 tourist attractions there - Buckingham Palace was ranked in a survey of earlier visitors as ... No. 21. Its public rooms were "sterile," reports the magazine of the British Consumers Association. Sniffed a spokesman for the royal family: "Buckingham Palace is not a theme park. …

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