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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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
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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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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