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Feb. 8, 2013 at 6:00 AM   |   Comments

Boy born on Manila-bound flight

KOLKATA, India, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- An Emirates Air Line flight bound for Manila made an emergency landing in India Thursday after a passenger gave birth to a boy while aloft, officials said.

Airport officials said the plane, which took off from Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, made the unscheduled stop at NSC Bose International Airport in Kolkata, formerly Calcutta, when passenger Camejina Sokunivaa, 30, gave birth while in flight, the Press Trust of India reported.

Officials at a hospital in Kolkata, where the woman and newborn were taken, said they were both doing well. The woman's husband in Manila has been informed of the birth, the officials said.


Thief called victim to get PIN number

SABADELL, Spain, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Spanish police said they arrested a suspected wallet thief who allegedly called his victim to ask for his credit card personal identification number.

Investigators said the suspect, identified as Joan Carles M.M., 28, of Sabadell, tried to guess the number too many times after stealing the Solsona man's wallet in December and ended up with a block on the card, ThinkSpain reported Thursday.

The man then used the information from the victim's wallet to call the card's owner and posed as a Visa customer service representative. He asked for the man's PIN and was given the correct code, but the card would no longer work due to his previous attempts.


Woman gets brothel offer from job center

AUGSBURG, Germany, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- A 19-year-old German woman said she registered with her local job center and was shocked to receive an offer for a position at a nude bar inside a brothel.

The woman said she started her job hunt at the Augsburg job center in November and was initially excited to receive a job offer last week, until she realized it was for a position serving drinks at a nude bar inside the Colosseum, one of the city's largest brothels, The Local.de reported Thursday.

Roland Furst, director of the job center, said workers erred in sending the woman the job offer without calling her first to explain the job and ask if she was interested.

"We would never offer jobs in prostitution," Furst said. However, he said "we knew the establishment was operating in the red light district."

The center apologized to the woman and said it will no longer be offering positions at the Colosseum.


Nun-mask robbery inspired by 'The Town'

PALOS HEIGHTS, Ill., Feb. 7 (UPI) -- An Illinois woman convicted of robbing a suburban bank while dressed as a nun was inspired by the 2010 film "The Town," prosecutors said.

Navahcia Edwards was convicted on bank robbery and conspiracy charges Wednesday after she and former boyfriend Lyndon Germel Wesley robbed the TCF Bank in Palos Heights, where Edwards used to work, of $120,000 in cash in May 2011, the Chicago Tribune reported Thursday.

Wesley, testifying for the prosecution, said the nun masks the pair wore during the robbery were inspired by a similar crime from the film "The Town."

Prosecutors said Edwards robbed the bank in an effort to repay $20,000 she had embezzled from another bank where she had worked.

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