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Woman Who Taunted Bronx Zoo Lion Turns Herself In: Police


Created: Thu, 07 Nov 2019 08:27:28 -0500

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The woman captured on viral video going into the lion’s enclosure at the Bronx Zoo in September has gone out like a lamb.Myah Autry turned herself in to the NYPD in the Bronx Wednesday night, police said.

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Take Paws: Black Cat Halts Cowboys-Giants Game After Rushing Field


Created: Tue, 05 Nov 2019 15:22:29 -0500

Author: CHRIS BLAKE



A black cat interrupted the Cowboys' Monday Night Football game against the New York Giants with under six minutes to go in the second quarter at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.Cameras...

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Storms Dislodge Huge Ship Stuck on Rocks at Niagara Since 1918


Created: Mon, 04 Nov 2019 11:31:02 -0500

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Severe rain and wind have managed to move a massive iron scow that has been stuck on a rocky perch near Niagara Falls since 1918.For 101 years the dumping scow was considered to be an unmovable landmark...

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Woman in 'Carrie' Costume Totals Car, Terrifies First Responders


Created: Thu, 31 Oct 2019 12:32:35 -0500

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A bloodied "Carrie" costume had first responders thinking a woman who totaled her car on an Ohio interstate was in far worse shape than she was.Sidney Wolfe, 20, was at a haunted house over the weekend dressed...

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Samsung Satellite Falls, Lands in Michigan Couple's Yard


Created: Mon, 28 Oct 2019 04:43:26 -0500

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A Michigan woman said that a device launched by Samsung into space last week crash-landed on her rural property in Michigan on Saturday.The "Space Selfie" device, which the company said aimed to capture images...

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'Are You Going to Eat That?': Eating Road Kill Now Legal in Calif.


Created: Sat, 19 Oct 2019 19:08:58 -0500

Author: SYDNEY KALICH



Hungry? Roadkill maybe for dinner.In a flurry of bill signings last week, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill 395 into law, making it legal to salvage and eat animals accidentally hit by drivers. The bill's

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'Super Mellow' 9-Foot Gator Removed From Florida Pool


Created: Thu, 17 Oct 2019 10:28:13 -0500

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It seems Florida residents aren’t the only ones making use of their pools to cool off from the heat.On Instagram, gator rescuer Paul Bedard shared a picture with an almost 9-foot alligator he caught in...

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It's a Bird. It's a Plane. No, It's Likely a Google Balloon.


Created: Tue, 08 Oct 2019 11:01:57 -0500

Author: BRIAN X. MCCRONE



Some eagle-eyed humans looking skyward this weekend saw something against the brilliant-blue backdrop that had them questioning what the heck was flying above.If this were last century, they probably would've...

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Maryland Couple Receives Postcard 60 Years After It Was Sent


Created: Sat, 05 Oct 2019 11:02:39 -0500

Author: AIMEE CHO



Talk about snail mail! A Maryland couple recently received a postcard that was mailed in 1960.

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Watch: Out-of-Control Catering Cart at Chicago's O'Hare Airport


Created: Tue, 01 Oct 2019 07:34:25 -0500

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American Airlines said it was investigating on Monday after video surfaced on social media showing an out-of-control catering cart at O'Hare International Airport.

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Yes, Hobby Horse Riding is Real


Created: Mon, 30 Sep 2019 11:36:48 -0500

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Take a look at a hobby horse riding competition in Denmark. The competition showcases the movement of riding a horse but substitutes the real-life animal for one on a stick.

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VIDEO: Tesla Driver Appears Asleep Behind Wheel on Mass. Turnpike


Created: Tue, 10 Sep 2019 07:34:51 -0500

Author: KAITLIN MCKINLEY BECKER and MALCOLM JOHNSON



A driver on the Massachusetts Turnpike saw a motorist in the lane next to him asleep behind the wheel Sunday.Dakota Randall says he was driving on Interstate 90 when he noticed a Tesla with its driver...

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Sandwich Thief Breaks Into DC Subway Shop, Makes Snack


Created: Wed, 04 Sep 2019 15:41:45 -0500

Author: ANDREA SWALEC



An apparently hungry thief broke into a Subway shop in D.C. overnight, jumped over the counter and made himself a sandwich.

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NYC Officials Looks for Person Behind Massive Raw Chicken Spill


Created: Tue, 03 Sep 2019 08:12:57 -0500

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A mystery meat incident in Brooklyn has the NYC Department of Sanitation asking: who spilled raw chicken across the road?Massive piles of raw chicken were seen scattered on Bond Street in Boerum Hill...

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This 'Whiplash' Planet Is Unlike Anything Astronomers Have Ever Seen


Created: Sun, 01 Sep 2019 18:20:50 -0500

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Astronomers have discovered a giant planet whose extreme orbit makes it unlike anything they’ve ever seen, NBC News reports.Dubbed HR 5183 b, the exoplanet is at least three times as massive as Jupiter, and it...

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Lasers Used to Fight Black Biofilm on Jefferson Memorial


Created: Wed, 21 Aug 2019 19:49:45 -0500

Author: MARK SEGRAVES



Specialists are using lasers to clean up the black biofilm on the Jefferson Memorial dome.

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Man's Search for Old $50 Bill from Grandparents Goes Viral


Created: Thu, 22 Aug 2019 15:09:13 -0500

Author: RANA NOVINI



When Ryan Dubray was given a $50 bill from his grandparents as he headed off to college in case of emergency, he never dreamed it would be spent at a toll — more than two decades later.Dubray’s grandparents...

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6 Things to Know About the Perseid Meteor Shower


Created: Mon, 12 Aug 2019 14:18:26 -0500

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The two-day Perseid meteor shower offers one of the most spectacular shooting star displays.

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Creepy NJ 'Watcher' Mansion Finally Sells – at $500K Loss


Created: Thu, 08 Aug 2019 14:38:15 -0500

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The owners of a house, considered by some as one of the creepiest in New Jersey thanks to series of spooky letters sent by an apparent anonymous stalker alleging the house is being “watched”, sold the sprawling...

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Old Town Road Street Signs Keep Disappearing in Mass. Town


Created: Thu, 08 Aug 2019 17:31:32 -0500

Author: ABBEY NIEZGODA, MELISSA BUJA and ASHER KLEIN



Someone has taken their tools to the Old Town Road in Wellesley, Massachusetts, this spring and ridden off with a street sign — three times, officials said.The road shares its name with the hit single by...

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Woman Who Put Octopus on Face: 'I Want People to Know Not to Do This'


Created: Thu, 08 Aug 2019 12:45:44 -0500

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Jamie Bisceglia thought she could win a photo contest at a fishing derby in Washington, but her decision to take a photo with an octopus on her face resulted in a trip to the hospital.

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Doctors Find 526 'Teeth-Like Structures' in Boy's Mouth


Created: Fri, 02 Aug 2019 12:04:24 -0500

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Doctors in India found 526 'teeth-like structures' in a 7-year-old boy's mouth. The boy had been bothered by swelling and it went unnoticed for four years.

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Doctors Remove 526 'Tooth-Like Structures' From Boy's Mouth


Created: Fri, 02 Aug 2019 12:03:57 -0500

Author: BRENDAN BRIGHTMAN



Dentists at the Saveetha Dental College and Hospital in India hit the jackpot — of teeth.When a 7-year-old boy was brought to the hospital for swelling in his jaw, the surgeons noticed a large lesion...

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Singing Donkey Hits Viral High Note


Created: Fri, 02 Aug 2019 11:14:41 -0500

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A South Carolina man who is achieving internet fame for a viral video of his donkey singing along to The Lion King's "Circle of Life," said the entire video started as a joke with his friends.

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Five Guys Thief Turns Himself in After Stealing 50-Pound Bag of Fries


Created: Wed, 31 Jul 2019 10:34:17 -0500

Author: KARLA RENDON-ALVAREZ



A fast food bandit turned himself in after he allegedly stole a 50-pound bag of pre-cut French fries from a Five Guys restaurant in Massachusetts.Police in Waltham said they sought the public’s help in...

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Woman Peeing on Potatoes Caught on Camera


Created: Wed, 31 Jul 2019 09:55:08 -0500

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A woman has turned herself in to police after a bizarre incident at the Walmart in West Mifflin, Pennsylvania. Grace Brown, 20, is accused of urinating on potatoes inside the store.  Brown turned herself in...

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TSA Finds Missile Launcher in Man’s Checked Luggage at BWI


Created: Mon, 29 Jul 2019 13:24:06 -0500

Author: CLAIRE SAVAGE



The man said he was returning from active duty and wanted to keep the missile launcher as a souvenir.

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Communities Near Area 51 Brace for Influx of UFO Tourists


Created: Sun, 28 Jul 2019 08:22:26 -0500

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More than two million people have RSVP'd to a Facebook event, titled “Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All of Us,” threatening to storm the top-secret base in Nevada, NBC News reported.Tourism drawn by talk...

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Man Who Caught Chicago Alligator 'Chance the Snapper' Immortalized as Bobblehead


Created: Thu, 25 Jul 2019 10:17:37 -0500

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Not only will "Chance the Snapper" soon be a bobblehead - the man who captured him in Chicago's Humboldt Park Lagoon will be too.The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum unveiled a Frank "Alligator"...
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FL Man Realizes He Can't Drive Stick Shift During Carjacking


Created: Thu, 18 Jul 2019 14:30:35 -0500

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A Central Florida man found himself behind bars after police say he tried to steal a car from an elderly man – only to realize he didn’t know how to drive the stick shift vehicle.News outlets say 25-year-old...

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Man Sues Godiva for $74K Over 'Belgian' Chocolate Made in US


Created: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 14:06:19 -0500

Author: ANDREA SWALEC



A man who bought $15 worth of Godiva chocolates says the company should give him $74,000 because they falsely claimed the sweets were made in Belgium.

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Hot Dog: You Can Book a Stay on the Wienermobile


Created: Wed, 17 Jul 2019 21:51:06 -0500

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Chicago is a hot bed for hot dog enthusiasts, and in honor of National Hot Dog Day, one of the world’s most iconic vehicles is being made available to rent on Airbnb.According to Oscar Mayer, their iconic...

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Police in Tenn. Warn That Flushing Drugs Could Lead to 'Meth-Gators'


Created: Tue, 16 Jul 2019 16:33:06 -0500

Author: BRIAN HAMACHER



Floridians know regular alligators are dangerous enough, but a police department in Tennessee is warning people about an even more menacing creature: the meth-gator.The Loretto Police Department took to social...

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