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Drivers scramble for flying cash on Md. highway

flying cashURBANA, Md. (AP) — Drivers scrambled to grab money flying around a Maryland highway after an armored truck's door burst open.

Posted on 31 October 2014 | 4:50 pm

Groom Leaves Bride After Her Wedding Joke

This apparent wedding joke did not go over well with the groom.

Posted on 31 October 2014 | 2:37 pm

Fed’s George to send BBQ sauce to San Francisco Fed chief after Giants win

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank President Esther George plans to send San Francisco Fed President John Williams some local barbecue sauce to commemorate his home team’s World Series victory, spokesmen for the banks said on Thursday. Baseball’s biggest annual contest wrapped up its seventh game on Wednesday with the San Francisco Giants’ 3-2 win against the Kansas City Royals. The series’ final games took place on the same two days that George, Williams and other U.S. …

Posted on 30 October 2014 | 11:00 pm

Man’s own dog helps police bust him on drug charge

This Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, photo, provided by the Prattville Police Department shows Edward Melvin Henderson's dog, named Bo, in Prattville, Ala. Bo followed his fleeing master, who was being pursued by officers, which ultimately lead to his arrest. Henderson is charged with failure to obey police, manufacturing a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. (AP Photo/Prattville Police Department)PRATTVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Police in central Alabama say a man's own dog helped officers bust him on a drug charge.

Posted on 30 October 2014 | 10:55 pm

Alaska mayor vetoes law aimed at protecting moose

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The mayor of Anchorage has vetoed an ordinance passed by the municipal assembly intended to protect moose from impaling themselves on fences decorated with metal spikes.

Posted on 30 October 2014 | 8:56 pm

Police led to Alabama drug suspect by his dog

By Sherrel Wheeler Stewart BIRMINGHAM Ala. (Reuters) – Police in Alabama found a suspected drug dealer who was hiding in tall grass near his home after the man’s dog, tail wagging enthusiastically, led officers to him, police said on Thursday. Edward Melvin Henderson fled his home in Prattville as officers pulled up to the residence with a search warrant on Tuesday, said Paula Barlow, spokeswoman for the Prattville Police Department. Henderson ran, jumped off a ravine and continued running. …

Posted on 30 October 2014 | 8:51 pm

69 cats removed from dirty Rhode Island apartment

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Animal control officers have removed 69 cats from a Rhode Island apartment.

Posted on 30 October 2014 | 8:31 pm

John Denver bust missing after heavy-metal ball

In this May 2011 handout photo, made available on Oct. 30, 2014 by the Colorado Music Hall of Fame, a bust of the late Colorado musician John Denver sits on the induction wall at the Colorado Music Hall of Fame Museum at the 1st Bank Center in Broomfield, Colo. Police say the bust was stolen from the 1st Bank Center during KBPI-FM’s Saints and Sinners Halloween Ball on the night of Tuesday, Oct. 28. (AP Photo/Colorado Music Hall of Fame, Rich Clarkson and Associates)DENVER (AP) — A Denver radio station that sponsored a heavy-metal Halloween ball is pleading for the return of a bust of John Denver that went missing during the party.

Posted on 30 October 2014 | 7:36 pm

Anti-violence activists charged in vicious attack

This undated photo provided by the Washington County, Pa., Jail shows Nikole Ardeno. Ardeno and Emanuel Velez are community organizers with a local Stop the Violence group and have both been charged with severely beating a former roommate with whom they had a property dispute on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Washington County Jail )WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) — Two "Stop the Violence" organizers allegedly beat one of their colleagues so severely that he vomited blood and was left unconscious in critical condition.

Posted on 30 October 2014 | 7:15 pm

Entire Town in Connecticut Is Up for Sale

Are you in the market for some new digs? Well, why buy just a house like every other person in the real estate market when you can own an entire town for about the cost of a New York City apartment?

Posted on 30 October 2014 | 6:50 pm

Weird News – Funny and strange news – How About That

Watch: Michael Jordan slams Barack Obama’s golf skills

Basketball legend Michael Jordan discusses his golf dreamteam – but leaves President Obama’s ‘s—–’ skills out of the game

Posted on 31 October 2014 | 5:25 pm

Watch: Man eats breakfast cereal out of bath

Bizarre footage shows a man eating a hugh bath tub bowl of cereal

Posted on 31 October 2014 | 4:59 pm

Is Tesco’s new custard cream biscuit spread genius or madness?

If the only bit you like of custard creams is the filling, this new product might make your day.

Posted on 31 October 2014 | 4:51 pm

Watch: planes cross dangerously close to each other at low altitude

Two pilots pull of an incredibly dangerous stunt as they cross flight paths at low altitude

Posted on 31 October 2014 | 4:46 pm

Watch: Child makes amazing Halloween transformer costume

It might not be a crooked-nose witch or a bloody vampire, but this child’s homemade Halloween transformer costume is very impressive

Posted on 31 October 2014 | 4:44 pm

Watch: Terrifying first-person hike of world’s ‘most dangerous’ trail

Point-of-view footage shows a hiker braving the gravity-defying heights of China’s Mount Hua, the notorious “plankwalk in the sky”

Posted on 31 October 2014 | 4:21 pm

Woman left with paralysed arm after spider bite

A 21-year-old woman suffers ‘shooting pains’ when an insect attacks as she sleeps

Posted on 31 October 2014 | 4:06 pm

Animal photos of the week: 31 October 2014

All creatures great and small in our ever popular animal gallery.

Posted on 31 October 2014 | 3:27 pm

Watch: History of Halloween in 100 seconds

Ever wondered where Halloween trick or treating came from? Find out in this handy 100-second explainer

Posted on 31 October 2014 | 2:23 pm

Lego Minecraft unboxed in 30 seconds

Lego gives The Telegraph an exclusive look at its new Minecraft sets ahead of their UK launch on Saturday

Posted on 31 October 2014 | 1:17 pm

Reuters Video: Oddly Enough

Adult Halloween shoppers fuel costume prices

Disney’s Elsa and Ebola hazmat suits are favorites with Halloween shoppers this year. Elly Park reports.

Posted on 30 October 2014 | 9:25 pm

Genetically altered glowing flower on display in Tokyo

Just in time for Halloween, a glowing flower goes on display in Tokyo. Instead of sorcery and magic, its creators used science to genetically modify the flower, adding a naturally fluorescent plankton protein to its genetic mix. Ben Gruber reports.

Posted on 30 October 2014 | 9:23 pm

British skatepark gets heritage status

A London skatepark has received heritage status making it the first of its kind to receive such recognition in Europe. Elly Park reports.

Posted on 30 October 2014 | 9:05 pm

NY street harassment video actress receives threats

The woman, who featured in the viral video of street harassment in New York, says video “hit a nerve”. Elly Park reports.

Posted on 30 October 2014 | 5:46 pm

Ancient baby mammoth on display in Moscow

A 39,000-year-old baby mammoth, Yuka, goes on display in the Russian capital. Tara Cleary reports.

Posted on 29 October 2014 | 7:42 pm

Snow leopard arrives at Mexico zoo

A rare snow leopard is handed over to Mexico City’s Chapultepec Zoo as part of a conservation program for the endangered species. Tara Cleary reports.

Posted on 28 October 2014 | 8:22 pm

Horse rescued from swimming pool

Paramedics, a rescue team and a veterinarian in Arizona rescue a horse that had fallen into a pool. Tara Cleary reports.

Posted on 28 October 2014 | 4:51 pm

An airplane, helicopter and car, all in one

Engineers in the U.S. are developing a new concept vehicle that can take off like a helicopter, fly like an airplane, and drive like a car. Sharon Reich reports.

Posted on 27 October 2014 | 8:07 pm

Robots steal the limelight at Tokyo design expo

Robots and androids are the star attractions at Tokyo’s annual design expo. Tara Cleary reports.

Posted on 27 October 2014 | 8:06 pm

Surfing in a different sort of costume

Surfers ride waves and show off their best costumes in a Halloween surf competition in Southern California. Tara Cleary reports.

Posted on 27 October 2014 | 4:53 pm