Lebanese clown Sabine Choucair, a member of "Clowns Without Borders," performs for children in June at a Syrian refugee camp in the eastern town of Chtoura, Lebanon.
January 2, 2015 The group, which has been operating for 20 years, visits places like the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan, across the border from Syria, to bring a bit of light to children uprooted by war.
He's not welcome in Vendargues. The French town has banned people from dressing up as clowns for the next month following violent incidents across the country.
October 31, 2014 The French town of Vendargues has banned people from dressing up as clowns for a month starting today. The move follows violent incidents across the country involving teens dressed as clowns.
February 18, 2014 Coulrophobics may be happy. But fans of the red-nosed jesters have cause for concern. What if there's a call to send in the clowns and no one's there to answer?
It could be hard to run from police in these.
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November 20, 2012 No joke: A guy dressed in a clown suit kept running in and out of traffic in Milwaukee. He resisted a police officer's attempt to make him stop. That's when a fistfight/wrestling match began. And it was all recorded by a guy with a camera phone. Fortunately, no one was hurt.
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