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Giant wooden troll removed in Colorado could get new home

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A huge wooden troll that proved to be too popular in a Colorado ski resort town is gone, but it's possible the artwork could find another home. More>>

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Expert: Rare snake with 2 heads found in Virginia has died

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A wildlife expert says a rare, two-headed snake found several months ago in Virginia near the nation's capital has died. More>>

Tiny Rhode Island polling place saw 1 voter after all

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A polling place that Rhode Island elections officials initially said did not get a single voter during the midterm elections did get one voter after all. More>>

Stranded camel entertains motorists along snowy roadway

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The surprisingly powerful storm that swept across Pennsylvania brought some surprising sights, including a camel stranded along a snowy roadway. More>>

FBI re-creates decoy heads Alcatraz inmates used in escape

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The FBI has created replicas of decoy heads used by prisoners to mount their infamous escape from Alcatraz Island in 1962. More>>

Missing zoo meerkat case solved with 3 charged in Australia

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Three people have been charged over the September theft of a baby meerkat from a zoo in Perth, Australia, in a case which has become a big media story in the city. More>>

Wildlife officials seize mountain lion kitten fed bratwurst

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Wildlife officials who seized a mountain lion kitten from a southern Colorado home say the feline fell ill after the residents fed it bratwurst. More>>

Police capture 'unruly' and 'uncooperative' runaway pig

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Babe on the run: Maine State Police capture runaway pig along Interstate 95. More>>

Pancake stop snags inmate who fled jail with help from mom

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A pancake pitstop snagged a fugitive from a Georgia jail whose mother drove the getaway car. More>>

Rolling in toilet paper: Sheriff buys 24K extra rolls of TP

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Officials in an Alabama county have a financial mess to wipe up after the sheriff's department mistakenly ordered 24,000 extra rolls of toilet paper. More>>

Breckenridge, Colorado, removing divisive giant wooden troll

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The town of Breckenridge in central Colorado is removing an art piece of a troll that has become a tourist attraction but also rankled nearby residents. More>>

Homeless Aussie who helped thwart attack charged with theft

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A homeless Australian man who used a shopping trolley to help police thwart last week's militant attack in Melbourne has been charged over a series of burglaries. More>>

Police: Woman beat McDonald's manager over ketchup

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Police are seeking a woman who pushed, punched and choked a McDonald's manager because she wanted ketchup. More>>

Football fan charged with DWI blames team's performance

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Authorities say a pro football fan charged with drunken driving after a crash told police he drank too much because his favorite team isn't any good. More>>

'Unusual air activity' over Ireland sparks investigation

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Irish aviation officials are investigating reports of bright lights moving quickly in the skies over Ireland. More>>

Man crashes pickup truck into Mississippi courthouse

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A man has been arrested after he drove his pickup truck into a courthouse in Mississippi. More>>

Syracuse profits by handwriting thousands of late-tax notes

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The city of Syracuse has found that sending personal notes to residents who owe taxes is more successful than the typical, computer-generated letter demanding payment. More>>

National Grid to use 'noise cannon' to scare away crows

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National Grid is bringing in a cannon to scare away the hundreds of crows that have been hanging around an electrical substation in Massachusetts. More>>

Trapper captures record-setting python in Everglades

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Officials say a Florida trapper has captured a record-setting python as part of a program to remove the invasive species from the Everglades. More>>

France seizes jet at takeoff after Ryanair doesn't pay bill

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French authorities have seized a Ryanair plane and forced 149 passengers to disembark because of a dispute over subsidies to the Irish airline. More>>

Animal control officers, nearby helpers catch loose chicken

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A Maine animal control officer had been on a mission to find a loose chicken when he decided to whack a few branches, exposing a black fowl lurking below. More>>

What's in a number? Dutchman, 69, seeks age change to 49

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Self-styled positivity guru Emile Ratelband says age is just a number and he wants his changed. More>>

Officers catch huge lizard that terrified Florida neighbors

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Florida authorities have caught a huge lizard that has terrified residents of a suburban Miami neighborhood for months. More>>

Surprise: Large alligator found in Kansas City hot tub

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Animal control workers have removed a large alligator from a hot tub in a Missouri home. More>>

Bond between donkey, emu may make adoption difficult

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A North Carolina animal shelter says the close bond between a donkey and an emu may complicate an adoption. More>>

Police: Man breaks into crocodile enclosure, gets bitten

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Authorities say a 23-year-old man was found injured after breaking into a Florida zoo and jumping into a pond full of crocodiles. More>>

Runaway elephant returned to upstate New York sanctuary

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An elephant that was burned by napalm during the Vietnam War has been returned to an upstate New York animal sanctuary after taking a late-night stroll. More>>

Identical twin California sisters give birth 2 hours apart

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Identical twins have given birth about two hours apart from each other. More>>

Twins from different parties get different election outcomes

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Twin sisters who represented different parties when they ran for seats on the same western Michigan county board will not be working side-by-side. More>>

GOP candidate called 'Bigfoot erotica' devotee wins race

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Despite being labeled a "devotee of Bigfoot erotica," a Republican candidate easily won a closely watched congressional race in Virginia. More>>

Who steals portable toilets? German court renders verdict

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Who steals portable toilets? A court in Germany says two employees from a waste management company. More>>

Woman tries to drive away with North Dakota squad car

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Charges are pending against a 23-year-old woman who police say got into a Devils Lake police car and tried to drive away. More>>

Alaska man sentenced for faking death to avoid prison term

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A commercial fisherman who faked his death to avoid incarceration for a sexual assault has been sentenced to two and a half years in prison. More>>

Man wins lottery prize by picking Red Sox jersey numbers

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A Massachusetts great-grandfather has won a $100,000 lottery prize by picking the jersey numbers of five members of the World Series-winning Boston Red Sox. More>>

Montana woman rescues wandering llama from Yellowstone park

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A pack llama that escaped from a guided hike in southern Yellowstone National Park in August was rescued by a Montana outfitter last weekend, just days before most of the park's entrances were to close in preparation for winter. More>>

No voters showed up to this polling place on Election Day

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Rhode Island elections officials say one polling place in Providence did not see a single voter during the midterm elections earlier this week. More>>

Bedbugs found in courthouse in South Carolina for 2nd time

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A South Carolina courthouse has been evacuated after bedbugs were found there for the second time in just over two weeks. More>>

Close call: UK fisherman saved from aggressive seals

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A British fisherman has been rescued after fleeing an aggressive colony of 50 gray seals and their young pups. More>>

Python presents slithery situation at Texas Goodwill store

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A Goodwill worker collecting clothes and other items at a Texas sorting center was surprised to find an albino python clinging to the side of a bin. More>>

Drunk baggage handler falls asleep in hold, flies to Chicago

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Police say a baggage handler told them he was drunk when he fell asleep in a cargo hold and flew from Kansas City to Chicago. More>>

Relief: Police recover stolen inflatable colon

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There is a sigh of relief after police recovered a giant inflatable colon that is used to teach about the dangers of colon cancer. More>>

Bare buns: Half-naked woman falls through Cook Out ceiling

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Police in Tennessee say a partially-naked woman fell twice through a restaurant's ceiling and landed in its kitchen. More>>

Philadelphia's decadent 'Wing Bowl' no more after 26 years

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Philadelphia's annual decadent display of binge eating and bad behavior known as Wing Bowl is over after 26 years. More>>

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