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2 Mar. 2020
Maryland Lottery player wins $50,000 Fast Play jackpot on first try
A Maryland woman won a $50,000 jackpot on her first first attempt at the Maryland Lottery’s new Fast Play games.
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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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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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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 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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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 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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27 Feb. 2020
Watch: Venomous snake found hiding behind family’s toaster
An Australian snake catcher shared video of an unusual callout for a highly venomous snake found hiding behind the toaster in a family’s kitchen.
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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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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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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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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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