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23 Sep. 2019
From tree to chair without the carpentry: UK couple grows furniture
On a two-acre field in England’s Midlands, Gavin and Alice Munro are taking sustainability to the next level: they harvest trees which they train to grow into chairs.
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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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25 Feb. 2020
Facebook post alerts man to winning lottery ticket on his dashboard
A Missouri man said a $111,000 jackpot-winning lottery ticket spent days on the dashboard of his vehicle before a social media post tipped him off that it was a winner.
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6 Mar. 2020
Look: Cat rescued from inside wall of Massachusetts home
Firefighters in Massachusetts conducted an unusual rescue at a resident’s home where they had to cut through a wall to free the family’s cat.
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19 Sep. 2019
Philippines’ Duterte pestered again as gecko stalls speech
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte just keeps getting bugged during his public speeches.
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2 Sep. 2019
UK PM Johnson to the rescue: girlfriend adopts a rescue puppy
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his girlfriend, Carrie Symonds, revealed on Monday that they had adopted a rescued Jack Russell puppy.
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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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10 Mar. 2020
Farm fire caused by pedometer-eating pigs
Firefighters in Britain said crews responding to a fire at a farm discovered the flames were caused by pigs eating a pedometer.
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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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6 Oct. 2019
Owners present pets to Philippines priest for blessing
Elaborately dressed cats and dogs and even a palm-sized sugar glider were among the animals blessed outside a Philippine mall on Sunday in celebration of the feast of Saint Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals and World Animal day.
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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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28 Sep. 2019
China’s ‘national flag baby’ raises flag, captivates millions
Feng Jianhan, 9, puts on his olive-colored army uniform, cap and white satin gloves each morning, and goosesteps across his living room.
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