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‘Pooch pirate’ steals 10-pound box of treats from neighbor’s porch

A Texas resident shared security camera footage identifying the thief who stole a 10-pound package from their porch — a neighborhood dog. Willy Mills, of Lubbock, posted a video to

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California teen takes on two Rubik’s cube world records

A California teenager with a talent for solving Rubik’s cubes unofficially broke two world records by solving a cube while juggling and solving a cube while hanging upside down. Ethan

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Deer breaks into county courthouse in North Carolina

Authorities in North Carolina said a deer was released with a “stern warning” after breaking into a county courthouse and struggling with deputies. The Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office said in

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Maryland woman’s first scratch-off lottery ticket earns her $50,000

A Maryland woman said a question from her fiance led to her buying her first-ever scratch-off lottery ticket — and winning $50,000. The 66-year-old Fort Washington woman told Maryland Lottery

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World’s largest snow globe collection totals 4,238 pieces

The Chinese woman who holds the Guinness World Record for largest collection of snow globes said her home contains 4,238 pieces — and she’s running out of room. Wendy Suen,

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265 people make heart gestures into webcams for Guinness World Records

Guinness World Records said a record was broken when 265 people were gathered online to make heart gestures with their hands simultaneously. The record-keeping organization said the Chinese wing of

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Police recover stolen 58-foot bridge in Ohio, suspect charged

Police in Ohio said they have arrested a suspect accused of stealing an entire 58-foot pedestrian bridge that was being temporarily stored in a field. The Akron Police Department said

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