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Skunk saved by Detroit-area police officer _ sans spray

ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) — A hungry skunk whose head was stuck in a yogurt container has a hero: a suburban Detroit police officer.

Posted on 2 August 2015 | 8:31 pm

Maine man hires plane to fly banner protesting Brady ruling

SCARBOROUGH, Maine (AP) — A man hired a plane to fly a banner over NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s vacation home in Maine, telling him to go back to New York.

Posted on 2 August 2015 | 6:05 pm

Coast Guard chopper makes emergency landing on golf course

NEW YORK (AP) — A Coast Guard helicopter had to make an emergency landing on the grounds of New York golf course because of smoke and fumes in the cockpit. No injuries were reported.

Posted on 2 August 2015 | 5:31 pm

China investigating liquor suppliers for Viagra in alcohol

Chinese police are investigating if two distillers in the southwestern region of Guangxi added impotence treatment drug Viagra to their liquor in the latest food-safety scare in China. The Liuzhou Food and Drug Administration said that it found the Guikun Alcohol Plant and the Deshun Alcohol Plant in Guangxi’s Liuzhou city were putting Sildenafil, more commonly known as Viagra, into three of their baijiu products. Baijiu is a fiery grain liquor that commands high prices in China.

Posted on 2 August 2015 | 9:27 am

Subway sandwich artists set world record in Las Vegas

Members of Team SUBWAY make sandwiches as SUBWAY Restaurants sets a new Guinness World Record title for most people making sandwiches simultaneously with 1,481 people from around the world participating, during an event held as part of the 2015 SUBWAY Convention and the brand's 50th anniversary celebration at The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015 in Las Vegas, NV. (Photo by Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Invision for SUBWAY Restaurants/AP Images)LAS VEGAS (AP) — Subway's "sandwich artists" cranked out a record number of their lunchmeat masterpieces in Las Vegas on Saturday.

Posted on 2 August 2015 | 2:53 am

Jail inmate in Arizona pulls eye out of its socket

FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — A jail inmate in Arizona is hospitalized after authorities say he pulled one of his eyeballs out of its socket.

Posted on 1 August 2015 | 12:59 am

Texas man shoots armadillo, gets hit in face by bullet ricochet

Man Aimed For Armadillo, But Ended Up Getting ShotBy Lisa Maria Garza DALLAS (Reuters) – An East Texas man was wounded after he fired a gun at an armadillo in his yard and the bullet ricocheted back to hit him in his face, the county sheriff said on Friday. Cass County Sheriff Larry Rowe said the man, who was not identified, went outside his home in Marietta, southwest of Texarkana, at around 3 a.m. on Thursday morning.

Posted on 31 July 2015 | 9:46 pm

Woman sues credit reporting firms for declaring her dead

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A 40-year-old St. Louis woman isn’t dead, but she said she spent months trying to convince credit reporting agencies that she’s alive.

Posted on 31 July 2015 | 9:12 pm

Runaway rail car kicked loose by teen hits New York station

UTICA, N.Y. (AP) — Video surveillance footage released Friday shows a rail car that was accidentally set in motion by a 13-year-old boy ramming an antique locomotive into a train station, sending passengers waiting for a train scrambling for safety.

Posted on 31 July 2015 | 8:29 pm

School closes after venomous spiders found for a 3rd time

MERCERSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania school district has closed one of its elementary schools due to an infestation of venomous spiders.

Posted on 31 July 2015 | 5:37 pm

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How does she do it? Woman’s weird 4ft balloon trick is baffling the internet

A video has been posted on Facebook showcasing a woman's interesting 'talent'

Posted on 2 August 2015 | 10:10 pm

Photos reveal cute but unlikely double act as a marmoset monkey pals up with an iguana

The duo are so close the tiny primate even gave the lizard a massage and they’ve become a popular attraction in their home town

Posted on 2 August 2015 | 4:52 pm

Venomous cobras escape at feeding time – but zoo-keeper doesn’t flinch

The employee calmly whistled as the snakes slithered out of their cages and made their way towards him to attack

Posted on 2 August 2015 | 3:19 pm

How to turn your smartphone into an amazing 3D hologram

This simple step-by-step tutorial will bring a totally new dimension to your smartphone – and it will seriously impress your friends too

Posted on 2 August 2015 | 3:17 pm

Watch reporter suffer shock of her life when news-bombing man creeps up behind her

The journalist was attempting to file a live street broadcast when an onlooker sneaked up behind her

Posted on 2 August 2015 | 1:45 pm

Phwoar! Here’s what Disney princes would look like in real life

The images reveal Disney's male counterparts to be devastatingly handsome, with six-pack abs, chiselled jawlines and bulging biceps

Posted on 2 August 2015 | 1:43 pm

McDonald’s goes ‘gourmet’ with new fancy menu

The fast-food chain in Brisbane will offer Belgian waffles with berries, avocado smash on toast, corn fritters and even egg rolls on brioche buns

Posted on 2 August 2015 | 11:02 am

Angler left stunned after reeling in this giant foot-long turtle while fishing in a Yorkshire river

Oliver Mappin, 68, who said he was "terrified" when the predator bit through the line and landing net, warned of its nasty nips

Posted on 2 August 2015 | 10:31 am

Watch puppy sneeze for first time then look completely confused

The tiny dog was completely confused by his first sneeze – and almost one million people have found it completely hilarious

Posted on 1 August 2015 | 3:30 pm

Man shot in head after bullet he fired at ‘trespassing’ armadillo bounced back and hit him

The man fired three shots towards the small animal but ended up in hospital when the bullets bounced off its hard shell

Posted on 1 August 2015 | 3:12 pm