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Penn State student gains rep as squirrel whisperer

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — A Penn State student is gaining an Internet reputation as a "squirrel whisperer" for befriending, feeding and dressi…

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UMass starts semester with giant clambake

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — The new school year at the University of Massachusetts has started with a record-setting feast.

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Police: Utah suspect swallows stolen ring

OREM, Utah (AP) — Two people were arrested on suspicion of felony theft after police said one of them swallowed a stolen ring in an attempt to…

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Motorcyclist brags to cops he hit 185 mph in chase

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire police say a motorcyclist clocked at 127 mph bragged after being arrested that he had reached 185 mph durin…

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Dog turns on stove, which then sets laptop ablaze

LACEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Police say a New Jersey family's dog turned on the stove, which caught the laptop resting on the burner on fire an…

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Community service eyed for Brooklyn Bridge stunt

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge is suggesting a Russian tourist who climbed the Brooklyn Bridge be sentenced to community service — like cleaning a bridge.

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3rd tourist cited for flying drone in Yellowstone

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — For the third time this summer, Yellowstone National Park rangers have cited a tourist for illegally fl…

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Austrian SWAT team raids wrong apartment

VIENNA (AP) — The drug bust was perfectly planned. Unfortunately, Austrian police broke down the wrong door.

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Museum to display 6,500-year-old human skeleton

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The public will soon get to see an ancient human skeleton recently rediscovered in a Philadelphia museum's storage room.

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Mystery of Death Valley's moving rocks solved

DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — For years scientists have theorized about how large rocks — some weighing hundreds of pounds — zigza…

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Shaun the shaggy Aussie sheep finally shorn smooth

Shaun the shaggy Aussie sheep finally shorn smooth

SYDNEY (AP) — Shaun the shaggy Australian sheep has at last been shorn smooth. But the woolly wanderer wasn't the wooliest of them all.

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Image of Asia: A healthy trio of panda cubs

Image of Asia: A healthy trio of panda cubs

In this photo by Kin Cheung, panda triplets are examined at their 1-month medical checkup at the Chimelong Safari Park in Guangzhou, China. Th…

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Human skull donated to Goodwill store in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Police are scratching their heads trying to work out who donated a human skull to a thrift store in Austin, Texas.

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5-pound Pomeranian is world's fastest on 2 feet

5-pound Pomeranian is world's fastest on 2 feet

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jiff was already cute, lovable and talented. Now he's proven he's speedy too.

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Woman accused of setting fire with burned bacon

Woman accused of setting fire with burned bacon

VERNAL, Utah (AP) — A Utah woman accused of using a pound of bacon to start a fire in her ex-boyfriend's house will stand trial on arson charges.

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Vermont bistro scolded for removing its bacon sign

Vermont bistro scolded for removing its bacon sign

WINOOSKI, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont restaurant that removed a bacon advertisement called insensitive to vegans and Muslims is being criticized for …

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State court: Workers' comp OK for kickball injury

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Have you ever been hurt in a company softball or kickball game? The South Carolina Supreme Court says you may be entitle…

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Tortoises in controversial art exhibit removed

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — Three tortoises wearing iPads for a controversial Aspen, Colorado, art exhibit have been removed at a veterinarian's reque…

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Crested Butte to be Bud Light's 'Whatever' town

DENVER (AP) — Some people in normally laid back Crested Butte are not up for "Whatever" — a secretive Bud Light plan to paint their mountain t…

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Swedish city plays 'Schindler's List' to Nazis

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Neo-Nazis rallying in the Swedish city of Norrkoping have been greeted by the theme song from "Schindler's List" ringing from…

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