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A neighbor gets really upset at all the joy and love and happiness at all the weddings and their neighbors backyard Your next story of a neighborly menace comes from cristela Alonso Can't sleep Try counting toilet flushes which is what a couple in the Italian town of Las Vegas did Because the four brothers who owned the apartment next door installed their toilet directly on the other side of the wall from the couple's bed So naturally they took the brothers next door to court and just this week 19 years later they finally got a judgment in their favor The Supreme Court of Italy has ruled that the noise of a toilet when you're trying to sleep is a violation of the European convention of human rights But why did it take 19 years Because Italian courts both are forced to take any case that comes to them and also the judges are busy with passionate affairs and jazz during with their hands An Italian dispute between neighbors takes 19 years to be finally found a human rights violation by the Italian Supreme Court your last story of a problem next door comes from Morocco It's no secret that brick and mortar retail has been fighting a losing battle with online shopping And some of the biggest casualties have been mannequins Joyce Sims of Little Rock decided that these stoic soldiers of consumer culture passed deserved a proper send off and so she turned her yard into a burial ground For mannequins Soon enough boxes were arriving from across the country and Sims got ordained A mannequin from Manhattan's chic bendel's boutique was buried after a short discreet service the mourners in all black but sunglasses driven away in limos But when a pair of mannequins from New Orleans Maison blanche department store were laid to rest after.

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