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10 Mar. 2020
Maryland man wins a second lottery jackpot one year later
A Maryland man who won a $50,000 jackpot from a scratch-off lottery ticket said the windfall is his second big prize in about a year.
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20 Sep. 2019
Alien enthusiasts descend on Nevada desert near secretive U.S. base
Scores of UFO enthusiasts converged on rural Nevada on Thursday for a pilgrimage of sorts to the U.S. installation known as Area 51, long rumored to house government secrets about alien life, as law enforcement officials beefed up security around the military base.
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3 Mar. 2020
Change from sandwich purchase leads to $500,000 lottery jackpot
A Michigan man bought a sandwich for lunch and decided to spend his change on a lottery ticket that earned him $500,000.
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25 Feb. 2020
Watch: Deer crashes through Ohio couple’s house
An Ohio couple were left cleaning up a sizable mess after a deer dashed into their home and crashed into walls and windows while searching for a way out.
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4 Mar. 2020
Checkout clerk’s advice earns Maryland woman $100,000
A Maryland woman said heeding a checkout clerk’s advice paid off when she scored a $100,000 lottery jackpot.
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6 Mar. 2020
Jackpot-winning lottery ticket was on man’s table for a month
A Saskatchewan man said he found a lottery ticket on his table that had already been scratched off and it turned out to be worth $744,845.
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13 Sep. 2019
Rugby: Octopuses predict Japan will beat Ireland but not reach knockouts
Two octopuses in Obira, on the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido, have predicted the hosts of the Rugby World Cup will not progress from their pool when the tournament begins later this month.
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9 Oct. 2019
Squirrels’ stash of winter walnuts causes car chaos
Squirreling away supplies for winter took on a whole new meaning for a couple in the United States, after they discovered a hoodful of walnuts and grass in their car.
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5 Sep. 2019
Just not cricket: Australian charged $68,000 for a beer in Britain
An Australian cricket journalist in Britain for the Ashes test series is claiming to have drunk “the most expensive beer in history” after being charged nearly A$100,000 ($68,120) for the tipple.
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6 Oct. 2019
A 70-year-old biking grandmother conquers Bolivia’s ‘Death Road’
Bolivia´s “Death Road” might seem an odd place for a septuagenarian grandmother on two wheels.
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3 Oct. 2019
Italian astronaut to watch World Cup match from space
Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano will be cheering on his team from space when they take on South Africa in their pivotal Rugby World Cup clash.
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16 Sep. 2019
If marathons weren’t hard enough already: strap a tree to your back
This Sunday in South Africa, an accountant, an entrepreneur and a boxing executive are among 20 friends running the Cape Town marathon – with saplings strapped to their backs.
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