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Man steals $4,000 worth of chicken wings
A man in Jacksonville, Florida is being hunted by cops after he allegedly stole thousands of dollars worth of fast food from a barbecue restuarant
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KFC launches meaty new treat
Kentucky Fried Chicken has launched an extremely meaty new ...
File photo of a fox scurrying through a forest. (Tim Boyle, Getty Images)
Blue fox turns up at London hotel
A mysterious blue fox turned up at a Travelodge hotel in Woolich, south-east London, on Thursday.
Mannequins are shown in the window display of C&A clothes warehouse on December 6, 2008 in Munich, Germany. (Johannes Simon, Getty Images)
Suicidal mannequin sparks emergency calls
A mannequin positioned on top of a billboard sparked a flood of emergency calls from drivers who thought it was a suicidal person getting ready to jump to their death.
A group of jellyfish swim under the sea. (File) (Getty Images)
Study: Jellyfish can sense ocean current
According to a new study jellyfish can sense the ocean current and can actively swim against it.
An Amish buggy travels through a blizzard on February 10, 2010 in St. Mary's, Md. St. Mary's was hit with a second snow storm after getting two feet of snow earlier in the week.  (Mark Wilson, Getty Images)
Forecaster apologizes for blizzard forecast
The snowstorm that's moved through the Northeast hasn't been as bad as expected -- at least in New York, New Jersey and Philadelphia -- and now, a forecaster is apologizing.
(Tony Cordoza)
Woman to trial on charges she stole police car while cuffed
A western Pennsylvania woman has been ordered to stand trial on charges she stole a police car and led police on chase of at least 80 miles per hour — all with her hands cuffed behind her.
A BlackBerry user checks his email (Justin Sullivan, Getty Images/file)
BlackBerry boss demands fair shot at market
The boss of cellphone company BlackBerry has penned an open letter to members of U.S. Congress
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Man takes 'couch surfing' to new level
A man could not fit his couch into his car to take it to the landfill, so he secured it to the vehicle with a rope, sat in it and got his friend to drive the car.
File photo of a rhinoceros. (Cameron Spencer, Getty Images)
Rhino gets virility pill to spur breeding
Two rhinos struggling to conceive naturally at a zoo will be given an animal version of Viagra to help them get on their way.
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Cat to undergo gender surgery
A hermaphrodite cat, which has both male and female genitalia, is to undergo $1,600 gender reassignment surgery to become male.
A close up view of the Viscera Coffin of Tutankhamun is on display during the 'Tutankhamun And The Golden Age Of The Pharaohs' Exhibit Opening at LACMA on June 15, 2005 in Los Angeles, California. (Ethan Miller, Getty Images)
Janitors break King Tut's burial mask, repair it with glue
Cleaners broke the beard off Tutankhamun's burial mask while polishing it.
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Farmers fear chupacabra
Chilean farmers believe they have discovered the remains of the fabled chupacabra creature.
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Woman throws bacon at police
A woman has been caught on camera entering a police station and ...
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Man's flaming vodka shots sets chest hair afire
One man's attempt at downing a flaming vodka shot went awry when he ...
Tourists take a
Scottish man charges for selfie taking classes
Stuart Dreghorn from Glasgow, Scotland, is charging $40 for lessons on how to take the perfect selfie.
Man says he was seduced by ghost
Ghostly erotica writer Gavin Davies claims he was approached by a man who had been wooed by a saucy ghost
Marijuana plants  (Getty Images/Kevin Cummins)
When is a 4/20 festival not a 4/20 festival?
Colorado's infamous 4/20 marijuana festival will not actually happen on the famed stoner date of April 20 this year.
File photo of a Giant Grey rabbit. (Sean Gallup, Getty Images)
German rabbit breeders criticize pope's sex comments
The pope's comment that Catholics don't have to breed "like rabbits" has caused offense — among Germany's rabbit breeders.
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Police: Brothers stole $500K in sewer grates in Philly area
Police say two brothers stole nearly $500,000 worth of sewer grates from the Philadelphia suburbs and sold them for scrap at pennies on the dollar.
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Man cited in Georgia for eating cheeseburger while driving
A man says he was cited by police outside Atlanta for eating a cheeseburger while driving.
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Would-be robber falls through ceiling
A would-be robber attempted to steal cigarettes from a supermarket in South Africa.
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Danes encouraged to have kids
Danish people are being encouraged to procreate to help boost population numbers, which are currently declining.
An eagle owl. (2011 Getty Images/Phil Inglis)
Owl attack on Salem jogger feels like lightning, stroke
A Salem jogger thought he got hit by lightning or may have suffered a stroke when he felt a big blow to the head last week as he was jogging in Bush's Pasture Park.
Former Korean Air exec pleads not guilty in nut rage case
The former Korean Air executive famous for an inflight tantrum over macadamia nuts pleaded not guilty to violating aviation safety law and other charges.
A view of The Texas Giant roller coaster at Six Flags Over Texas on July 22, 2013 in Arlington, Texas. A woman fell to her death after falling out of the 14-story-high roller coaster on Friday July, 19, 2013.  (Ronald Martinez, Getty Images)
Woman marries roller coaster
A woman has got married to a 70-foot-high roller coaster named Bruce, 26 years after falling in love with him while she was working at the carnival where he was based.
Man escapes moments before car falls into sinkhole
A lucky driver in China managed to escape from his car moments before the vehicle toppled into a massive sinkhole which had opened up on a road.
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Morbidly obese baby baffles mother
Juanita Valentina Hernandez weighs the same as a 5-year-old at 10 ...
File photo of a hippo in the water. (Warren Little, Getty Images)
Hippo charges at tourists on boat tour
Footage has surfaced online of a hippopotamus charging at a group of ...
Verizon Store Stocks Shelves With New Apple iPhone 6 (George Frey, 2014 Getty Images)
Man attempts to smuggle iPhones into China by strapping them to his body
A man has been caught trying to smuggle 94 iPhones across the border ...
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Cadbury fans left furious over Creme Egg changes
Cadbury's Creme Egg fans are furious after the new American owners ...
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World's most expensive ice cube goes on sale in Britain
American brand Gläce Luxury Ice Co. is shipping their produce to Great Britain, in the form of ice cubes that cost an eyewatering $8 each.
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Knife-thrower's assistant survives close call
A knife-thrower's assistant got more than he bargained for when he ...
UFO spotted over Australia
A video has been uploaded of a strange disc-shaped object flying ...
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Emu snarls traffic near Tel Aviv
A emu was roaming around on the motorway on the outskirts of Tel Aviv, ...
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County councilman threatens to sue newspaper over using name
Kirby Delauter has had his name on the ballot. He has his own website — But he doesn't want to see his name in the newspaper.
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Police: Florida man attempted burglary while carrying infant
Police say a man carrying his 5-month-old son acted as a lookout while his friend tried to break into a house.
French fries are shown in a McDonald's restaurant on First Avenue September 3, 2002 in New York City. (Mario Tama, Getty Images)
McDonald's runs out of French fries in Venezuela
Forget the French fries. How about a side of yuca with that Big Mac?
(Uriel Sinai, Getty Images /File)
Report: Rising sea to claim 7,000 properties
According to new studies by Britain's Environment Agency, around 7,000 properties in England and Wales will be lost to rising sea levels over the next century.
Jotul North America is recalling about 1,200 gas fireplace inserts because the insert's electrical wiring can come into contact with the metal rating plate on the insert, posing electrical shock and burn hazards to consumers. (CPSC)
Naked woman stuck 2 hours in ex's chimney
A woman had to be rescued after she became trapped in her ex-husband's chimney in the middle of the night.
(Paul Gilham, Getty Images/file)
Doe attacks man after being shot with arrow
Authorities say a deer wounded by an arrow in eastern Wisconsin turned on the bow hunter in an attack that sent the 72-year-old man to a hospital.
(Chung Sung-Jun, Getty Images/file)
Man pays $480 on surgery for goldfish
A man was so determined to rescue his pet goldfish that he paid $480 to save the creature, which only cost $4.80 to buy.
File photo of cut steaks. (William Thomas Cain, Getty Images)
Police: Man hits girlfriend with steak
A man has been arrested for slapping his pregnant girlfriend around the face and chest with beef steaks.
Detective holds two rocks of crystal meth (Phil Walter, Getty Images)
Couple 'trapped' in unlocked closet
Two adults were locked in a janitor’s closet for two days after taking drugs and believing they were trapped.
(Warren Little, Getty Images/file)
Maine farm feeds goats discarded Christmas trees
A Maine farm is extending an invitation to residents who don't know what to do with their discarded Christmas tree.
The flag of Japan. (File, Getty Images)
Japan officials advise chewing slowly after rice cake deaths
Three people have choked to death on New Year's rice cakes in Tokyo, with the toll reportedly climbing to at least nine nationwide.
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Man drives 2 hours with knife in head
Juacelo Nunes drove for two hours to hospital with a knife sticking out of his head.
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3 men see snout, free moose buried in avalanche
A moose buried by an avalanche on an Alaska mountain had its luck changed by three men passing on snowmobiles.
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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.
Celebrity Birthdays
Folk singer Woody Guthrie, B.1912


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