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LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — Police say a drunken panhandler charged with harassing the customers of a western Pennsylvania business falsely claimed to be a state trooper — but was found out when he claimed to work at a nonexistent barracks.
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PUTNAM VALLEY, N.Y. (AP) — A New York man who went to check on an acquaintance and found him dead at his home is accused of stealing some of the man’s artwork before calling 911.
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A popular Boston area brewery is expecting a shortage after a gasket failed, causing their brewery to flood with 1,500 gallons of the very product its customers love.
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LA HABRA HEIGHTS, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have recovered a huge haul of high-end swag that thieves snagged during a party at an empty mansion — including armor, shields and a stuffed snow leopard worth $250,000.
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There’s another setback for the manufacturers of Sriracha: the company has been ordered to halt shipments of the popular hot sauce until January, meaning shoppers could face a shortage of the signature red condiment heading into the new year.
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We’ve seen proposals in videogames and on Twitter. We’ve seen them on Jumbotrons and on pumpkins. Now, we can add BuzzFeed to the list.
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It’d be impressive if it wasn’t reckless, dangerous, and a crime.
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Holy moly, this is adorable. While belting out a Christmas song at a school concert, a KODA (kid of deaf adult) performed sign language so her mom could understand the lyrics.
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By Daniel Kelley PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) – A Philadelphia museum has the perfect holiday gift idea for the person who has everything, including a love of science and a dark sense of humor. A $200 donation buys the preservation of one of 139 skulls dating back to the 19th century in a collection at the Mütter Museum of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. The skulls were amassed by 19th-century Viennese scientist Josef Hyrtl to debunk the study of phrenology, the belief that the shape of a skull determines a person's moral caliber and that different races are actually different species.
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Harrison Okene’s incredible story began when the tugboat he and 11 crewmembers were working on sank to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean, leaving him alone in an airpocket with a dwindling supply of oxygen
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For a memorial service it was a remarkably jovial scene: Barack Obama, David Cameron and Helle Thorning-Schmidt, the Danish prime minister, huddled together for a smart phone photograph. But should we be surprised that even politicians are at it? Tim Stanley says there a time and place for snapping yourself
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Reuters Video: Oddly Enough
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Dec. 6 – A robotic male frog has helped researchers unveil the mysterious nocturnal mating habits of Panama’s tungara frog. ‘Robo-frog’ was recruited to woo potential mates and shed light on the species’ romantic rituals. Jim Drury reports.
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