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Hysterical One Direction fans start self-harming craze
One Direction fans are in a frenzy after Zayn Malik vacated the band and some are responding in more extreme manners than others.
Thais enjoy throwing water at people driving down the street during the water festival called Songkran as the capital city attempts to get back to normal April 15, 2009 in Bangkok, Thailand. (Paula Bronstein, Getty Images)
Group of men go for pint and wake up in Thailand
Phillip Boyle was bewildered when he woke up from a regular Friday night out with his pals to discover he was in Thailand.
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Wife of man accused of faking death given public defender
The wife of a man who authorities say faked his own death to defraud insurance companies out of millions appeared briefly in court on counts of insurance fraud.
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Man pranks call-in show
A man called into a live U.S. political broadcast to discuss the influence of government with the TV host but instead began reciting the lyrics to "The Fresh Prince of Bel Air" theme song.
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Authorities seek remedy for naked neighbor
Authorities in North Carolina are looking at ways to take action against a Charlotte man who stands at his front door naked.
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Man nabbed for missing jury duty 11 times
A southwestern Pennsylvania county judge says a man can avoid a seven-day jail term for missing jury duty 11 times in the last two years — if he pays a $500 fine.
Cartons of Tropicana orange juice lie in a grocery store display December 1, 2004 in Niles, Illinois. (Tim Boyle, Getty Images)
Police: Father shoots son after orange juice runs out
Police in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, say a man is facing a charge of attempted manslaughter after he confessed to shooting his 18-year-old son during an argument over orange juice.
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Porn stars cast for 'True Detective' sex scene

Top porn stars Amia Mile and Peta Jensen have been cast in the new season of TV drama "True Detective."

Amanda Palmer and Neil Gaiman to be parents
Singer Amanda Palmer and her author husband Neil Gaiman are preparing to welcome their first child together.
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'Get Hard' director dismisses racism claims
The director of Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart's new comedy 'Get Hard' has defended the movie against accusations it contains racist jokes during a heated panel discussion at the South by Southwest festival in Texas.
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Eavesdropping Barbie scares privacy groups
A new Barbie doll, which can record everything its owner says, has set fear into privacy advocates.
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'Breaking Bad' creator urges fans to stop throwing pizza
The creator of the drama series 'Breaking Bad' has urged fans to stop throwing pizza at the real-life house of his drug dealer character, Walter White.
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Chihuahua found in check-in luggage
A Chihuahua was found in a women's checked-in-luggage at a New York airport.
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Average person eats 7,000 animals in lifetime
Human meat eaters consume more than 7,000 animals in their lifetime, ...
Teacher calls cops over fake gun
Jayden Taljaard, 10, took a fake gun to a Friday class, where pupils were allowed to show off their toys. However, the teachers called the police thinking it was the real thing.
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Jury weighs murder charge in buttocks-enhancement death
A Philadelphia jury is weighing murder charges in the death of a dancer who got silicone injections at a hotel to enhance her buttocks.
A Burmese python is seen on display at the registration event and press conference for the start of the 2013 Python Challenge on January 12, 2013 in Davie, Florida. (Joe Raedle, Getty Images)
Body of 14-foot python found
The dead body of a 14 foot python was discovered by walkers who were enjoying the countryside near a canal bridge.
Actor Leonard Nimoy arrives at the Premiere Of Paramount's 'Star Trek' on April 30, 2009 at Grauman's Chinese Theatre, Hollywood, California. (Frazer Harrison, Getty Images)
Canadian banks: Please stop 'Spocking' $5 bills
Executives at Canada's central bank have urged "Star Trek" fans to stop a campaign to deface currency as a tribute to late actor Leonard Nimoy.
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Man puts dummy in car to use carpool lane
A New York man was so determined to get to work on time that he put a wooden dummy in his car so that he could use the carpool lane.
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Restaurant pays 101-year-old man for birthday breakfast
A restaurant's policy to give customers a percentage off their bill on their birthday actually became a 7-cent refund for man who turned 101.
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Cat has 6 extra toes
A rare condition has left ginger tabby cat Natasha with oversized paws and six extra toes.
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Autistic man wins $2.5M after meds gave him 46DD breasts
Austin Pledger grew 46DD breasts after taking prescribed drug Risperdal to deal with irritability associated with autism.
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Parents get tattoos to match daughter's birthmark
A kind couple got tattoos down their legs to replicate their daughter's birthmark so she would not feel different growing up.
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Officials looking for source of bad smell in Louisville
There's a bad smell in parts of the Louisville, Kentucky, area but nobody knows where it's coming from.
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KFC launches edible cups
KFC have launched Britain’s first ever edible coffee cups, made from heat-resistant chocolate.
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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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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.
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.
Are you suggesting coconuts migrate?
Coconuts are migrational – sort of. They don’t exactly travel back and forth between different climates season by season, but they are quite capable of getting around.
On this day in history, April 8
The first video-recorded college basketball game occurred in Pennsylvania, Babe Ruth's all-time home run record was broken in Atlanta, and the first African-American manager in Major League Baseball managed his first game.

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