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A Bear enjoys the conditions as snow and ice sculptures are installed to create a winter wonderland at Melbourne Zoo on July 1, 2009 in Melbourne, Australia. The snow has been brought in from Mount Buller in a promotion for the Victorian ski resort. (Lucas Dawson, Getty Images)
Bear owner ties 'pet' to lamp post
Spanish police are questioning a bear owner, who tied his dangerous ...
Director Baz Luhrmann attends the Fulfillment Fund's 'Stars 2006' benefit gala at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on October 16, 2006 in Beverly Hills, California. (Getty Images)
Celebrities born this day, Sept. 17
Celebrities born this day, Sept. 17
The NASA seal. (File) (Mark Wilson, Getty Images)
On this day in history, Sept. 17
On this day in history, Sept. 17
File photo of a spoon. (Chaloner Woods, Getty Images)
Police: Boyfriend killed ex-girlfriend's dog, fed it to her
An abusive boyfriend has been arrested for allegedly killing his ex-girlfriend's Pomeranian dog, cooking the animal and serving it to her.
Axl Rose of Guns N' Roses performs at Philips Arena on November 2, 2011 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Chris McKay, Getty Images)
On this day in history, Sept. 16
On this day in history, Sept. 16
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Drag queens fight Facebook
A group of drag queens have started a petition to encourage Facebook to allow them to use their stage names on their profile as opposed the their given names.
Jennifer Lawrence attends the European premiere of The Hunger Games at The O2 Arena on March 14, 2012 in London, England.   (Dave Hogan, Getty Images)
Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Martin take romance public
Actress Jennifer Lawrence and singer Chris Martin have reportedly taken their romance public by attending a dinner together in California on Sept. 11.
David Bowie attends the 2010 CFDA Fashion Awards at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center on June 7, 2010 in New York City.  (Andrew H. Walker, Getty Images)
On this day in history, Sept. 15
On this day in history, Sept. 15
In this handout photo from the British Ministry of Defense (MOD), Prince Henry of Wales (2Lt Wales) holds a bottle of water from his colleagues at Kandahar Air field (KAF) Air terminal February 29, 2008 south-east of Kandahar City in Afghanistan. (Cpl Rich Denton, MOD via Getty Images)
Celebrities born this day, Sept. 15
Celebrities born this day, Sept. 15
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Study: 1 in 5 women spend more time talking to pets than partners
A study carried out by dog food specialist Burgess Supadog Sensitive showed that one in five women spend more time talking to their pets than their partners.
Nicole Kidman (file) (Getty Images)
Nicole Kidman's father dies
Nicole Kidman is in mourning after her father died on Friday.
Michael Jackson, 2006  (Getty Images, Dave Hogan)
Michael Jackson treasures go up for auction
Personal possessions belonging to Micheal Jackson and his family will go under the hammer later this month.
Brothel owner helped seal Nevada's Tesla deal
There are two ways to look at Lance Gilman of Storey County, Nev., the businessman whose Reno-area industrial center is set to house Tesla's massive gigafactory.
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British man gets time off work for 'morning sickness'
A British man has been given time off work for morning sickness.
Police: Idaho man stole $60,000 in lottery tickets
A south-central Idaho man accused of stealing about $60,000 in lottery tickets from his employer and then cashing them to gamble on slot machines and card tables in Jackpot, Nevada, is facing charges.
A pile of copies of the Guinness World Records book is seen at the photocall for the 100 millionth copy of the Guinness World Records in the Tate Modern on November 11, 2003 in London. (Bruno Vincent, Getty Images)
Guinness World Records names new entries
The Guinness World Records is celebrating its 60th anniversary and has ...
File photo of people dressed as zombies. (Lisa Maree Williams, Getty Images)
Woman falls off cliff during zombie festival
A woman taking part in a "Zombie Survival Weekender" had to be rescued ...
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Chocolate teapot is a success
A teapot has been made out of chocolate - and it actually works. It ...
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Video of dog as spider gets 22M hits
A video of a dog dressed up as a tarantula has reached 22 million ...
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Son's desire sparks call for Peppa Pig ban
A British Muslim has launched a petition to ban the English cartoon ...
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Chinese man jailed for X-rated display
A man has been jailed for displaying porn on a city center TV screen ...
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Man drinks bottle of whiskey in 13 seconds
A Welsh men has recorded himself downing an entire bottle of Jack ...
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Oops: College exams already had all the answers
Students in Austria sitting down to take university entrance exams this week found themselves with a guaranteed pass — at least for a minute or two. The answers were already filled in.
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Police investigating skull donated to charity
Police are investigating the origins of a human skull after it was found among donations to a charity store.
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Million-dollar chess tournament coming to Vegas
Las Vegas has been home to many big-money tournaments, but one coming to the Strip next month is the first of its kind.
This isn't Isabelle Roberts from West Midlands, England, taking the ice bucket challenge for ALS, but if it were her jaw would become unhinged and she'd have to go to the doctor. (David Rogers, 2014 Getty Images)
Ice bucket challenge leads to hospital trip
A 20 year old's ice bucket challenge went awry when she screamed so ...
A man who is not Sikh Avtar Singh Mauni is wearing a turban that is not a record-shattering 2,116 feet. (Mark Kolbe, 2010 Getty Images)
Avtar Singh Mauni's turban measures 2,116 feet
Devout Sikh Avtar Singh Mauni takes six hours to put his turban on ...
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Man finds brother alive in body bag
Walterio Goncalves, in Brazil, had a shock when he went to prepare his ...
Annual Badwater Ultra Marathon Held In Death Valley's Extreme Heat (David McNew, 2013 Getty Images)
Mystery of Death Valley's moving rocks solved
For years scientists have theorized about how large rocks — some weighing hundreds of pounds — zigzag across Racetrack Playa in Death Valley National Park, leaving long trails etched in the earth.
Google's deep sea cables have been under attack by great white sharks, which have been nibbling on the fragile fiber optic cables. (Alban, http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en)
Giant shark terrorizes 'Jaws' beach
Hundreds of tourists were evacuated from a beach close to the location ...
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Woman leaves false teeth in cop's finger
A drunken 50-year-old mother bit a police officer's so hard that she ...
British police were none too happy after they wasted time looking for a man who was not lost. (Filipe Farinha, Getty Images)
Man fined after lying to girlfriend
A man has been fined after he lied to his girlfriend and told her he ...
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South African pelted with oranges, dies
A farmworker in South Africa died after being pelted to death with ...
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Study: Children more aggressive if they eat chicken off the bone
A new study has suggested that children are likely to be more ...
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German man evicted for squeaky swing set sex prop
A German court says a landlady was within her rights to evict a man for persistently using a squeaky swing set in his apartment late at night as a sex prop.
This is not one of the robots the hotel chain Starwood is using to bring guests items such as towels and toothbrushes. (Clive Mason, Getty Images)
Hotel chain experiments with robot butlers
A U.S. hotel chain is facing criticism for plans to bring robot ...
British holidaymakers in southern France where holiday braggies, or selfies, have been banned. (Tony Barson, No copyright. Image free to use.)
French ban selfies, or 'braggies,' on beach
A popular tourist beach in the south of France has banned ...
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Chicken crosses the road; police respond
Police in Portland, Oregon, were dispatched after a chicken was ...
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Smuggler eats money, still caught
A Venezuelan smuggler has been sentenced to three months in prison in ...
Celebrity Birthdays
Folk singer Woody Guthrie, B.1912
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Canadian tourist gets more than he bargained for with selfie
A Canadian tourist thought it would be a good idea to get a selfie near some rail tracks near the Inca trail in Peru. But that decision left him scratching his head after the train's conductor went by.
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China Daily: ‘Quality of arable land is worrying’
Pollutants in more than 16 percent of Chinese soil exceed national standards, an official report shows. For arable farmland, the percentage increases to almost 20 percent, which officials have called extremely worrying.
The decor village of Mos Espa is one of Tunisia’s highest cultural heritage sites, and is of high importance to the local economy and global culture
Tunisia trying to save Star Wars Tattoine set from sand erosion
Tunisian officials are reaching out to Star Wars fans to help them save the set of Tatooine from sinking into the desert.
Michigan gem dealer claims he told U.S. where bin Laden was
A Michigan man claims to have given U.S. authorities the location of Osama bin Laden’s compound in 2003, eight years before he was killed. He says he’s still trying to collect the $25 million reward.
What was Vegas like during WWII? Former Nev. Senator Richard Bryan talks about his experience growing up in the city 
Richard Bryan has a lengthy resume when it comes to serving this city and state as a former Governor, U.S Senator, and Attorney General. This week he shares with News 3 and friend, Sherry Beatty, a personal look at growing-up as a child in Las Vegas during the 1940s.
What's the best frozen pizza? Consumer Reports has the answer 
Americans spent more than $3 billion last year on frozen pizzas, but how tasty are the offerings in our store freezers?
Florida sewer workers rake through sewage to find missing wedding ring 
When Tequesta's Shannon Harrigan gives her young son a bath, it can be an adventure. But this week, bath time turned into a nightmare when her ring slipped off her finger and into the drain.
Video showing Hawthorne, Calif. police kill dog and handcuff man goes viral, sparking anger online
A Youtube video gone viral shows police in Hawthorne, California shooting and killing a man's dog after handcuffing the man, who appears to have been filming a police raid using a cell phone.
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