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Police look into video of man spanking hippo at LA Zoo
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police are investigating after a video shows a man spanking a hippopotamus at the Los Angeles Zoo.... >
Trump 'live figure' thumps Merkel at Berlin's Madame Tussauds
Madame Tussauds in Berlin unveiled its latest attraction on Tuesday - a posturing Donald Trump figure striking a picture of German Chancellor Angela Merkel... >
Man rescued from mud with parrot perched on his shoulders
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Firefighters had to rescue a southwestern Illinois man from deep mud after he became stuck while trying to reach his pet parrot.... >
Man donates to firefighter drive, leaves wedding ring behind
GLOUCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts firefighters say a man who donated to their muscular dystrophy drive accidentally dropped his wedding ring into th... >
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Paris residents peeved at very public eco
A new set of eco-friendly but completely exposed urinals deployed on the streets of Paris are provoking uproar from locals. One of the bright red "urinoirs" installed on the Ile Saint-Louis, not far from Notre Dame cathedral and overlooking tourist boats... >
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Rhode Island alone celebrates Victory Day, debate lingers
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island is marking the end of World War II as a state holiday, although it remains the only state in the U.S. to do so.... >
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Minnesota deputies rescue women stranded on unicorn raft
STARK, Minn. (AP) — It was not a fairy tale, but a rescue on a Minnesota lake did involve a rainbow unicorn.... >
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Dog running on interstate can't resist lure of stuffed teddy
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A dog could not resist being lured away from a busy Massachusetts highway by a teddy bear.... >
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Residents split in goose dispute in Long Island village
BRIGHTWATERS, N.Y. (AP) — Residents of a Long Island village are divided over what to do about a glut of goose droppings around town.... >
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Officers seize 3 king cobras, 300 other reptiles from home
ALLEGANY, N.Y. (AP) — State wildlife officers have seized three king cobras among the more than 300 reptiles kept in a New York home.... >
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Mountain lion breaks into Colorado home, kills house cat
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — A mountain lion that became trapped inside a Colorado home killed a house cat before police and wildlife officers were able to scar... >