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News | Close shave Egyptian prosecutors in Cairo are recommending criminal prosecution for eight museum employees who broke a famous ancient Egyptian artifact and…

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News | Dog-sniffing bomb squad Someone’s dinner prompted the evacuation of a Florence, Ala., post office on Jan. 6. Bomb technicians used a robot to remove some…

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News | Stockings stuffed For the holidays this year, dieting residents of Russia’s Kemerovo region were treated to lumps of coal. The governor of the Siberian…

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News | Squished ride Happily for Squishy the donkey, Norman, Okla., police Officer Kyle Canaan has a spacious backseat in his cruiser. A local woman alerted Norman…

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News | Life tonic? Want to live to 110 years old? Agnes Fenton of Englewood, N.J., has a unique prescription. The elderly woman who celebrated her 110th birthday in…

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News | Need for speed City officials in Liverpool, U.K., have a new treat for shoppers in a hurry: dedicated fast walking lanes. The English city painted red lanes…

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News | Off-season job In politics, name recognition can be everything. Armed with that sentiment, a man who legally changed his name to Santa Claus was elected last…

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News | Worse than Oz In a Sept. 30 event inside the Kansas Statehouse, Gov. Sam Brownback signed a proclamation declaring October to be “Zombie Preparedness…

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News | Adam’s sin Add driving without a license to Adam Jones’ rap sheet. Police arrested the Lincolnshire, U.K., resident in April after a reckless driving…

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News | One man, no vote Randy Richardson of Riceville, Iowa, may wish to rethink his future in politics. In a one-man race for a seat on the Riceville Board of…

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News | Overcoming obstacles Before a 2013 accident left him a quadriplegic, Rob Camm always had wanted to complete the 12-mile obstacle course through muddy terrain…

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News | Sticky situation Months before Halloween, one park in Rowlett, Texas, already looks the part. Residents of the Dallas suburb complained in August of a…

 
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