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NYC soda size rule eyed from coffee shops to clubs

At barbecue joints, coffee counters and bottle-service nightclubs, a coming clampdown on big, sugary soft drinks is beginning to take shape on tables and menus in a city that thrives on eating and going out.


'Unsafe' Brazil nightclubs closed

More than 150 nightclubs, restaurants and bars in Brazil are declared unsafe and closed by authorities, following a fire that killed 236 people.


Grief turns to anger after Brazil club fire; band in custody

Brazilian Nightclub Fire

SANTA MARIA, Brazil (Reuters) - Relatives of the 231 people who died in a Brazilian nightclub fire demanded answers on Monday as to how it could have killed so many people, while police questioned the club's owner and members of the band whose pyrotechnics show allegedly caused the tragedy.


Lindsay Lohan arrested on assault charge in NYC

Actress Lindsay Lohan was arrested Thursday after police said she hit a woman during an argument at a New York City nightclub.


Stolen Olympic medal is returned

One of two Olympic bronze medals that were stolen from a nightclub in London has been recovered, police say.


Olympic medals 'stolen' as athletes party at nightclub

Two British Olympians said Wednesday that their medals were stolen -- and they've turned to social media in an attempt to get them back.


Pole dancing: Olympic sport?

Pole Dancing

It will be great for TV ratings, that’s for sure. A group of pole dancing advocates wants the activity, more commonly associated with dim nightclubs, recognized as an Olympic sport. The Pole Fitness Association and other pole dancing advocacy groups are circulating petitions to have vertical dance, which they compare to gymnastics, added to the London 2012 lineup.


Israeli police say 7 people wounded in Palestinian attack in Tel Aviv

A Palestinian attacker wounded seven Israelis near a Tel Aviv nightclub early Monday, hitting a police checkpoint with a stolen taxi and then stabbing others, police said. The attacker was a Palestinian in his twenties from the city of Nablus, according to Israeli police spokeswoman Luba Samri. Just before 2 a.m., the attacker stole a taxi in south Tel Aviv and then drove into a police checkpoint securing the street near a popular nightclub, she said.


Nicole John, daughter of US ambassador to Thailand Eric John, dies after falling at high-rise party

Nicole John, daughter of US ambassador to Thailand Eric John, dies after falling at high-rise party

The 17-year-old daughter of the U.S. Ambassador to Thailand accidentally fell to her death from a midtown high-rise early Friday after partying at a posh Manhattan nightclub, police said.

Senh: Sad. Don't party too hard. And don't consume too much alcohol, especially when you're in a tall building.


One killed in W.Va. pipe bomb explosion

One person died when a pipe bomb exploded outside a nightclub in West Virginia early Saturday morning, state police said.


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