Strange

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July 01, 2019 - 4:12 pm
By Scottie Andrew and Brian Ries (CNN) — Fed up with the hundreds of potholes that line Kansas City streets and a perceived lack of urgency from the city to fix them, Frank Sereno decided the best way to solve the problem was to celebrate it. He threw a birthday party for the 3-month-old pothole on...
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Airplane landing
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July 01, 2019 - 1:33 pm
LONDON (AP) — A stowaway fell from the undercarriage of a jet as it approached Heathrow Airport after a 9-hour flight from Nairobi, landing in a south London garden, police and airline officials said Monday. The Metropolitan Police force said the body of an unidentified man was found in a...
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jail
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June 29, 2019 - 1:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Call it a "sweet" gesture. A burglar in Washington State brought along a box of doughnuts for deputies when he broke into a police substation. Police say the man busted into the King County Sheriff’s Office storefront by shattering the front window, and then made...
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In this Monday, June 24, 2019 photo provided by Kathy Kehoe, a 4 to 5-foot-long snake slithers on the patio of her apartment in Fairless Hills, Pa. Kehoe used a shovel to kill the cobra.
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June 25, 2019 - 3:12 pm
FAIRLESS HILLS, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman used a shovel to kill a cobra she saw slithering on the patio of her apartment. Kathy Kehoe said the squawking of some blue jays outside her unit caught her attention Monday. When she looked outside, she saw a 4 to 5-foot-long serpent. The 73-year-old...
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dinosaur fossil
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June 22, 2019 - 4:23 pm
By Erin Davis and Brian Ries, CNN (CNN) -- Several weeks ago, construction workers digging near a Denver, Colorado, retirement home made a startling discovery: dinosaur bones. Paleontologists from the Denver Museum of Nature and Science quickly got to work identifying the partial skeleton found in...
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dead bird in spinach can
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June 22, 2019 - 1:48 pm
By Jossie Carbonare, WPMT (CNN) -- A Franklin County, Pennsylvania woman discovered a dead bird inside a can of Del Monte spinach. The company is now scrambling to come up with answers. "I was just shocked I couldn't believe it. I thought I was going to vomit," said Cherie Lyons. "I dumped the...
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In this undated image made from video provided by the University of St. Andrews, a seal copies the sounds of the song Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, in St Andrews, Scotland.
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June 21, 2019 - 9:59 am
LONDON (AP) — Researchers in Scotland say gray seals can copy the sounds of human words and songs including "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star." The study by University of St. Andrews researchers showed that three trained seals were able to imitate parts of popular tunes. Video of Grey Seals...
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Gay Hell, Michigan
Courtesy Elijah Daniel
June 18, 2019 - 1:36 pm
By Hollie Silverman, CNN (CNN) -- Youtuber Elijah Daniel has pulled a lot of stunts since he started creating content, but his latest act as Mayor of Hell has a lot of people talking. Daniel purchased Hell, Michigan, for Pride Month and used the opportunity to rename the town Gay Hell. Gay Hell,...
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Giuseppina Robucci
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June 18, 2019 - 1:08 pm
MILAN (AP) — A 116-year-old Italian woman who authorities say was the oldest person in Europe and the second oldest in the world has died. The Italian news agency ANSA said Giuseppina Robucci died Tuesday in the southern Italian town of Poggio Imperiale, where she was born on March 20, 1903. She...
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Eli Gregg
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June 17, 2019 - 5:07 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A 15-year-old Kansas boy got a large knife to the face, and doctors say he's extremely lucky. Jimmy Russell said her son, Eli Gregg, was playing Thursday evening outside of their home in Redfield, about 90 miles south of Kansas City, when she heard him scream. She found him...
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