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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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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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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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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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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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24 Sep. 2019
Loo and behold! Japan’s high-tech toilets bemuse fans
Japan may not win their home Rugby World Cup but they have already proved themselves world beaters when it comes to toilets.
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5 Mar. 2020
Look: Dog rescued from 20 feet up in Kansas tree
Animal services officers in Kansas said they had to climb a tree to rescue a dog whose climbing abilities exceeded his descending abilities.
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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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2 Mar. 2020
Look: RSPCA officer uses dish soap to free deer from metal gate
An animal rescuer in Britain said she used dish washing liquid to help a deer that found itself wedged between the metal railings of a gate.
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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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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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