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World's Ugliest Dog Contest awards underdogs' inner beauty
PETALUMA, Calif. (AP) — The World's Ugliest Dog Contest is celebrating man's best friend's perfect imperfections in California on Friday.... >
Chinese parents alarmed by miniature crossbow craze
BEIJING (AP) — Powerful mini-crossbows that shoot toothpicks and needles are the new must-have toy for schoolkids across China — and a nightmare for co... >
Rolling sequoia: Idaho tree tied to John Muir set for move
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Not very often does a 10-story-tall, 800,000-pound landmark change locations. Especially one that's alive.... >
Worker bit in tussle with would
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Police in Little Rock say a mall worker wrestled away a stripper pole from a would-be thief who bit the employee during the stru... >
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British schoolboys don skirts amid shorts ban in heatwave
LONDON (AP) — Boys at a British high school have found a novel way around strict uniform rules banning shorts, as the country swelters through a heatwave.... >
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Genoa makes special airport waiver for famed pesto sauce
ROME (AP) — The Italian port city of Genoa has taken pride in its famed pesto sauce to new heights by granting special airport waivers for those who can&... >
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Suspect lights cigarette at end of wild police pursuit
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police say a woman led officers on a wild chase in a suspected stolen car that lasted a half-hour and ended when she crash... >
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Oregon joins states where roadkill can be harvested for food
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Some folks in Oregon might not want to ask, when served an elk burger or a venison steak, where the meat came from. Under a roadkill b... >
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German teen suspected of shooting toy gun at Thai king
German prosecutors said on Wednesday they were investigating a 14-year-old boy suspected of shooting plastic bullets from a toy gun at the King of Thailand... >
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Roadkill: It's what's for dinner under new Oregon law
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Some folks in Oregon might not want to ask, when served an elk burger or a venison steak, where the meat came from. Under a roadkill b... >
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Fake quake: Report of major California temblor a false alarm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The only tremors from a reported major earthquake off the California coast came on the internet.... >