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Island near Buffalo overrun by hundreds of cats

Thu Jul 31, 2014

A small island near Buffalo has a big cat problem thanks to people who have abandoned felines there over the years. Full Story

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Oakland Zoo animals enjoy fruit after truck crash

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Animals at the Oakland Zoo were treated to a buffet of tropical fruit after a truck spilled its shipment on a freeway. Full Story

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Ax crashes through car windshield on highway

Thu Jul 31, 2014

It was a scary moment on a highway north of Boston when an ax smashed through the windshield of a car. Full Story

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TD Bank thanks customers with 'Automated Thanking Machine'

Thu Jul 31, 2014

TD Bank took the idea of thanking its customers a little further last week, giving out thousands of gifts to customers across Canada. Full Story

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Police: Naked intruder fell asleep in couple's bed

Thu Jul 31, 2014

A New Mexico man faces charges after authorities say a couple found him naked and sleeping in their bed. Full Story

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President Warren G. Harding's steamy love letters now online

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The nation's 29th president, Warren G. Harding, may not have been the country's most illustrious chief executive, but as a love letter writer he was certainly bold. Full Story

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Pesky pig that scared kids on Maine trail captured

Thu Jul 31, 2014

An 80-pound domestic pig that chased children and adults on a walking trail in Maine during three weeks of freedom has been nabbed. Full Story

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No booze for DC folks? New Hampshire may fix law

Tue Jul 29, 2014

New Hampshire is assuring residents of the nation's capital that they can purchase alcohol in the state despite a law that suggests otherwise. But cigarettes? Maybe not. Full Story

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Wedding reception shut down when brawl breaks out

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Authorities say a brawl involving dozens of guests broke out at a wedding reception in central New Jersey. Full Story

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Strip club endorses Democratic pastor for Congress

Tue Jul 29, 2014

An Arizona strip club has endorsed a Democratic candidate for Congress. And the candidate, the Rev. Jarrett Maupin, says he's happy to have the support of The Great Alaskan Bush Company of Phoenix. Full Story

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Centenarian gets honorary high school diploma

Wed Jul 30, 2014

A Rhode Island centenarian has received something she'd wanted for more than eight decades: her high school diploma. Full Story

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Houston firm offers space flights for pet remains

Thu Jul 31, 2014

A Houston company that already sends human remains out of this world will offer the same memorial space flights for four-legged loved ones. Full Story

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Elegant Louvre Garden in Paris infested with rats

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Rats are on the rampage in the elegant garden of the Louvre Museum, so bold they romp on the grass in broad daylight, defying death threats from sanitation workers and scaring tourists. Full Story

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Couple wants middle names to include 'Seamonster'

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Sea monsters may exist only in the imagination, but a Massachusetts couple wants to make them part of their names. Full Story

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Oak Ridge cancels class to reduce Southern accents

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Some employees at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee complained about a class aimed at teaching them how to reduce their Southern accents. Now, managers are calling the whole thing off. Full Story

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Amazon worker piloted drone around Space Needle

Tue Jul 29, 2014

An Amazon.com employee from out of town was the operator of a drone that buzzed the Seattle Space Needle this week, police said. Full Story