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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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14 Sep. 2019
Thieves steal $5 million gold toilet from Britain’s Blenheim Palace
Burglars have stolen a fully-functional 18-carat gold toilet from Britain’s Blenheim Palace, where it had been installed as an art exhibit, police said on Saturday.
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18 Dec. 2019
Look: $100,000 lottery ticket spent nearly six months in drawer
A Virginia man said his $100,000 jackpot-winning lottery ticket was forgotten in a drawer for nearly six months before he was able to claim it just two days before it would have expired.
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8 Jan. 2020
North Carolina man wins a second jackpot from same lottery game
A North Carolina man collected a $233,415 jackpot from a lottery drawing just two and a half years after collecting $70,539 from the same game.
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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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6 Jan. 2020
Watch: Dolphin visits swimmers at crowded Australian beach
Beachgoers at a popular Australian swimming spot were treated to an up-close dolphin show when one of the animals joined them for a swim.
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31 Aug. 2019
Maurice the Rooster pitches city slickers against locals in rural France
A loud 4-year-old rooster called Maurice on an island off the French Atlantic shore has pitted a couple of city slickers who bought a second home next door against his owners, and stirred a nationwide debate.
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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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11 Dec. 2019
Look: Festive SUV pulled over for excessive Christmas lights
The Washington State Patrol is warning drivers not to get too festive with their vehicles after an SUV decked out with Christmas lights was stopped on the highway.
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12 Jan. 2020
Popeyes awards $10,000 of food to Canadian woman after viral gameshow gaffe
Popeyes Lousiana Kitchen provided a Canadian woman with $10,000 worth of food after she mistook a gameshow question about the cartoon sailor for the fast-food restaurant.
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6 Sep. 2019
Climbing: Polish climber Dzienski pips lift in man vs. machine race
It may not match the feeling of winning a world championship but Polish climber Marcin Dzienski’s feat of racing and defeating an elevator up 23 meters will certainly have given him a lift.
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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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