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Goldfish undergoes life-saving surgery

Mon Sep 15, 2014

An Australian couple that couldn't bear to let their beloved goldfish die shelled out $200 for a 45-minute surgery. Full Story

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Experts: Mystery fireball was Russian satellite

Wed Sep 17, 2014

People from New Mexico to Montana saw the bright object break apart as it moved slowly northward across the night sky. Witnesses described it as three "rocks" with glowing red and orange streaks. Full Story

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Urban Outfitters sells Kent State shirt with apparent blood splatters

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Many are calling clothing retailer Urban Outfitters distasteful after it sold a T-shirt online with the Kent State seal and what appears to be splattered blood stains. Full Story

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California nudist camp accused of stealing water

Wed Sep 17, 2014

Officials in Northern California are accusing a nudist resort of stealing water during the state's historic drought. Full Story

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Man wanted for robbery arrested at Frisbee tourney

Wed Sep 17, 2014

A man wanted for an armed bank robbery in New York eluded authorities for four years until they caught up with him while he played at an ultimate Frisbee tournament in Oregon. Full Story

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Arrest in robbery of autistic man in Connecticut

Tue Sep 16, 2014

A 27-year-old Connecticut man has been charged with stealing $100 in birthday money from an autistic man in a crime that was captured by video cameras. Full Story

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Boa constrictor captured after escaping Idaho cage

Wed Sep 17, 2014

A 9-foot Columbian boa constrictor named Trinity that escaped its southwest Idaho cage has been found after two days on the loose. Full Story

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Police: 2 boys confess to preschool pumpkin heist

Tue Sep 16, 2014

Two juvenile suspects have confessed to picking clean a pumpkin patch that was cultivated by New Mexico preschoolers, police said Friday. Full Story

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Cops: NY man hid drugs in anti-drug stuffed animal

Mon Sep 15, 2014

State police say they've arrested a 22-year-old New York man after he was found with marijuana, cocaine and LSD hidden inside a stuffed animal dressed in an anti-drug T-shirt. Full Story

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Cops: NY man hid drugs in anti-drug stuffed animal

Mon Sep 15, 2014

State police say they've arrested a 22-year-old New York man after he was found with marijuana, cocaine and LSD hidden inside a stuffed animal dressed in an anti-drug T-shirt. Full Story

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Cops: NY man hid drugs in anti-drug stuffed animal

Mon Sep 15, 2014

State police say they've arrested a 22-year-old New York man after he was found with marijuana, cocaine and LSD hidden inside a stuffed animal dressed in an anti-drug T-shirt. Full Story

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Police seek huge boa on loose in Idaho

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Police in Nampa say they're on the lookout for a 9-foot Columbian boa constrictor named Trinity. Full Story