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Man Picks Stranger with Ex-Girlfriend's Name for World Trip
A Canadian man will travel the world with Elizabeth Gallagher. Just not the same Elizabeth Gallagher he used to date.
Over 20,000 Bras Recalled Due to Injury Fears
A lingerie maker is recalling more than 20,000 brassieres after complaints that underwires suddenly poked out, sometimes while women were wearing them.
Cremated Remains Found in Goodwill Donation
Workers at a Goodwill store discovered two small boxes of cremated human remains while sorting through donated household items.
McDonald's Japan Rations Fries
McDonald's Holdings Co (Japan) Ltd has embarked on the emergency measure of only offering small-sized french fries to customers as a protracted labor dispute has contributed to long delays in imports.
DNA from Beard Leads to Burglary Arrest
A suspect was caught by a whisker when DNA from his beard hair led to his arrest.
Feline Cat Burglar Costs Fish Store $1,000
A feline cat burglar was caught on camera enjoying a $1,000 meal after climbing into the display case at a fish shop.
Buildings Evacuated After Marriage Proposal Flop
A man's attempt at a romantic wedding proposal was simply smashing.
Police Officer Called Backup Due to Cow Phobia
A police officer attempting to make an arrest on a farm had to call for backup due to his fear of cows.
Man Kills, Eats Ex-Girlfriend's Rabbit
A man accused of killing, skinning and eating his ex-girlfriend's pet rabbit and saying he would do the same to her has been charged with cruelty to an animal and making criminal threats.
Lost Sheep Wearing Christmas Sweater Claimed By Owner
The Humane Society has located the owner of the mysterious sheep found wandering the streets wearing a Christmas sweater.
Baby Born In Flight Aboard Airliner Over California
A Southwest Airlines flight landed with one more passenger than when it took off.
Belgium Seeks to Have Fries Declared Cultural Heritage
There are few things people agree on in linguistically divided Belgium, but an effort to get Belgian potato fries recognized as global cultural heritage may get unequivocal support.
$500,000 in Gems Taken in Rest Stop Heist
Thieves trailed a van from a jewelry trade show for several hours, then smashed the back windows at a rest stop and made off with about $500,000 of loose diamonds and jewelry.
World's Oldest Two-Faced Cat Dies
Frank and Louie were lauded as the 2012 Guinness World Record holder as the world's oldest two-faced cat.
University Creates Whisky-Scented Fabric
A Scottish university has developed a fabric designed to bear the permanent odor of Johnnie Walker Black Label whisky.
Carjackers Thwarted by Car's Stick Shift
Two teenagers attempting to carjack a vehicle were foiled by a stick shift.
Want a Free Around-the-World Trip?
Jordan doesn't want the ticket to go to waste: all he needs to do is find someone who's free to fly on the date in question and has a Canadian passport. Oh -- and that someone has to have the exact same name as his ex: Elizabeth Gallagher.
Subway Robber Told Authorities 'Jared Diet' Didn't Work for Him
A man who is accused of robbing Subway restaurants said he did it because the "Jared diet" didn't work for him, so he wanted his money back.
'Plastic' Halloween Skulls Are Human Remains
A pair of junk haulers was stunned to learn that two skulls picked up at the cluttered home of a deceased man on the day before Halloween were human remains, not made of plastic as they had thought.
Dozens of Bats Invade Utah Courthouse
Order is being restored to the courthouse in St. George with the removal of dozens of bats from the building.
Spiders Force Family from Upscale Home
Thousands of venomous brown recluse spiders forced a suburban family from their nearly half-million-dollar home.
Frat Prank Turns Deadly For Flamingoes
A late-night fraternity prank at a zoo turned deadly for two pink flamingoes and left a freshman in jail facing felony charges.
Record Heroin Haul In Truckload Of Gherkins And Garlic
Police found Germany's biggest-ever stash of heroin, with an estimated street value of 50 million euros ($60 million), hidden in a truckload of pickled cucumbers and garlic.
Plan To Name Beach After Obama Is A Wash-Out
A proposal to name a popular Oahu beach after the first Hawaii-born U.S. president has been withdrawn after the plan met with little enthusiasm from the public.
Rejected Lion Cub Adopted By Sheepdog
A lion cub rejected by his mother was adopted by a sheepdog who recently had a litter of puppies.
Pizza Driver Gets $1,268 Tip At College Chapel
A pizza delivery driver called to deliver two pizzas was surprised with a $1,268 tip.
Loose Emu Surprises Morning Commuters
Morning commuters were shocked to see a "mystery emu" wandering around their neighborhoods.
UFO Conference Suggests Bigfoot Could Be An Alien
Organizers of an upcoming UFO conference said topics for discussion include the possibility that Bigfoot could be an alien.
Burglar Looks At Pictures, Tries On Panties
A man's security cameras captured footage of a male burglar entering his home through a window and trying on his girlfriend's panties.
Camel Cam: Google's Desert Street View Launched
A 10-year-old camel called Raffia was equipped with Google's Street View cameras to create panoramic shots of the desert.
Man Wants To Swap Decrepit Home For iPhone 6
The house has three bedrooms, basement and garden, but it is in poor state, with no front door and broken windows.
Brits Go Nuts Over Squirrel Burgers
(Agence France Presse)
Squirrels make a "good food source" and should be served up as a way of controlling the population, the organiser of a controversial squirrel burger cooking contest said.
Loose Crabs in Cargo Hold Delay Flight
If passengers on a delayed flight got a bit crabby, no one could really say they were being too shellfish.
Dwarf Who Defecated on Floor of Gov't Office Warned
A dwarf who dropped his pants at a government office and defecated on the floor was warned by a judge to clean up his act or face jail time.
Firefighters Rescue 3-Year-Old from Postal Box
Firefighters freed a 3-year-old boy who became locked in a large postal box during a game of hide-and-seek.
$1,768 Burger Contains Kobe Beef, Gold Leaf
A restaurant's $1,768 burger contains Kobe Wagyu beef, New Zealand venison and an edible gold leaf.
100 Pairs of Pants Rip at Military Event
A military reserve training event was marked by the simultaneous failure of more than 100 pairs of pants when reservists were ordered to sit down.
Radioactive Reindeer Surprise Scientists
Maybe one of them will sprout a bright red nose.
Drugs Hidden Under Woman's Prosthetic Butt
A woman arrested on narcotics charges was hiding heroin and oxycodone pills inside a buttocks prosthesis.
American Wins Canadian Poutine-Eating Championship
An American won the World Poutine Eating Championship by consuming large amounts of the dish native to Canada.
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