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▪ A Pennsylvania man has been buried with his favorite food—a Philly cheesesteak. Richard Lussi was obsessed with Pat’s King of Steaks in Philadelphia, often driving more than two hours just to eat a cheesesteak, and told his grandson he wanted one to be placed in his coffin. The day before Lussi’s funeral, his son and grandson, drove to Pat’s and brought back two cheesesteaks and placed them in his casket. They asked Pat’s to leave off the onions. “No onions,” Lussi had told them, “because they’ll come back to haunt me.”
▪ Brazilian police arrested a horse for kicking a car and put the animal in jail. The horse, named Faceiro, was startled by the car as it passed and kicked it, causing damage. Police took the horse into custody and locked him up for 24 hours, until his owner, William dos Santos, agreed to pay for the vehicle damage. “I found my horse in a jail cell as if he were a common criminal,” dos Santos said. Police said they had launched an investigation into the incident. “It is not normal to arrest a horse,” said the police chief.
▪ The Navy has apologized after one of its pilots used his jet’s contrails to draw a giant phallus in the sky. Several residents of Okanogan County, Wash., posted photos of the obscene image on social media; one woman said she was upset she might have to explain to her young children what the phallic shape was. The Navy said it was investigating the incident and acknowledged that there was “zero training value” in drawing air-trail penises. “Sophomoric and immature antics of a sexual nature have no place in Naval aviation today,” said Navy Vice Adm. Mike Shoemaker. ■