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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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5 Mar. 2020
Look: Moose rescued after falling through ice of frozen pond
Conservation officers in British Columbia said they enlisted the help of bystanders to rescue a moose that fell though a frozen pond into frigid water.
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13 Sep. 2019
Egyptian masseur plays with fire to ease muscle pain
An Egyptian masseur plays with fire to relieve his clients’ muscle pain at his spa in the Nile Delta governorate of Gharbeya.
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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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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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4 Mar. 2020
Man brings tux-wearing llama to sister’s wedding
An Ohio man made his sister into a viral star when he made good on a 5-year-old threat to bring a tuxedo-clad llama as his plus-one to her wedding.
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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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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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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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17 Sep. 2019
Rugby: Tattooed Samoans don skin suits to avoid offending Japanese hosts
Samoan players will wear their hearts on their sleeves – but keep traditional Pacific islander tattoos under wraps with skin suits during the World Cup in Japan to avoid offending their hosts.
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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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12 Sep. 2019
Cockpit coffee spill forces commercial jet to make emergency landing
A commercial flight with 326 people on board was forced to make an emergency landing when hot coffee was accidentally spilled over the cockpit control panel over the Atlantic ocean, according to a report on Thursday.
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