REYKJAVIK, ICELAND— The nation of Iceland was tired and cranky Monday after being
kept up all night by a howling dog. "People were complaining as far away as
Seyhisfjórdhur," said President Ólafur Grimsson, brewing an extra pot
of coffee. "The sound carries a long way up here." Grimsson said none of
Iceland's 280,000 citizens were close enough to the dog—believed to have been
stranded on an ice floe near Vestmannaeyjar—to throw a shoe at it.