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1 hr ago | ABC News

Centenarian Gets Honorary High School Diploma

East Providence resident Mary Moniz received the honorary diploma from the Fall River, Massachusetts, school department on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Fall River, MA

5 hrs ago | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Weird Al guitarist Jim a Kimoa West to play slack key guitar in San Pedro, Altadena and more

Jim "Kimo" West will perform slack key guitar concerts at Alva's Showroom in San Pedro Aug. 2 and the Coffee Gallery Backstage in Altadena Aug. 3. The best musicians are usually the most versatile, such as Jim “Kimo” West .


9 hrs ago | WGST-AM Atlanta

Animals are normally harmless to humans, but startle easily

Some 5,000 giant anteaters are thought to exist in the wild, and encounters with humans are rare and largely harmless.


10 hrs ago | KTSM-AM El Paso

2 Hunters in Brazil Killed ... by Giant Anteaters

Some 5,000 giant anteaters are thought to exist in the wild, and encounters with humans are rare and largely harmless.


11 hrs ago | The York Daily Record

One Direction's Zayn Malik causes furor over Palestine tweet

A few celebrities have weighed in on the Israeli-Palestinian crisis in Gaza in recent weeks by tweeting support for Palestine, but most, including Rihanna and Dwight Howard, quickly deleted their tweets after experiencing a huge backlash by supporters of Isreal.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, New York Daily News

15 hrs ago | KBCI CBS 2

Yes! Former WWE champ catches suspected burglar

A former WWE champion known as Daniel Bryan chased two burglary suspects he saw exiting his Phoenix home this week and subdued one until officers arrived, investigators said.


Related Topix: Bryan Danielson

20 hrs ago | ABC News

Giant Ketchup Bottle Draws Tourists in Illinois

For tourist Bruce Pasarow of Buena Park, California, leaving Illinois before seeing what's billed as the "World's Largest Bottle of Catsup" was not an option.


Related Topix: Buena Park, CA

Mon Jul 28, 2014

97.5 FM

PHOTO: Jennifer Lopez' Insane + Weird Birthday Cake

The cake, created by SamiCakes , was a whopping five feet long and featured the singer/actress in her infamous v-cut Versace dress while sitting on a lion.


The Modesto Bee

Bolivian president seeks votes in the bedroom

The Bolivian leader is running for re-election and he urged followers on Sunday to spread the word about his policies so that Bolivian couples can decide who to vote for before drifting off to sleep.


Related Topix: Modesto, CA

97.5 FM

Here's Three Nuclear Power Plant Cooling Towers Collapsing At Once

Around dawn on Sunday morning in southeastern Great Britain, a trio of garish nuclear power plant cooling towers crumpled in breathtaking fashion during a controlled demolition.

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KFYI-AM Phoenix

San Diego 'Zombie Walk' Goes Very, Very Wrong

Hundreds of "zombies" thronged near the San Diego Comic-Con last night for "Zombie Walk," and things went terribly awry when a driver had a hard time negotiating his way through the crowd.

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Spider-Man arrest could spur Times Square performer rules

The latest in a string of incidents involving costumed performers harassing Times Square patrons could pave the way for new regulations against those performers.



Russia saves lizard sex satellite; media has some fun with it

After a tense few days, Russia has regained control of a satellite full of biological experiments, including one to test how geckos mate in space.


Sun Jul 27, 2014

Lite 98.7

Weird Al Pokes Fun at Celeb-Obsessed Culture With 'Lame Claim to Fame' [VIDEO]

Continuing his promise of releasing eight videos in eight days, "Weird Al" Yankovic has dropped the seventh video off 'Mandatory Fun' today titled 'Lame Claim to Fame.'

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Related Topix: 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Pop/Rock

Charly Boy Drops New Gothic and Weird Photos

Veteran singer/songwriter and TV personality Charly Boy has continued in his normal but weird manner of reaching out to his fans.


Landlord finds lost watch Inside Dog when alarm sounds as reminder to call last orders

Terry Morgan had searched high and low for the A 500 timepiece, not realising dopey Newfoundland Charlie had decided it was chime for a snack Little did he know his dopey Newfoundland Charlie had decided it was chime for a snack, and had swallowed it whole.


WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Dog faints after reuniting with owner

Dog faints after reuniting with owner When Casey sees her owner for the first time in two years -- it's pure bliss.


Related Topix: Murrysville, PA

New York Post

Weird Al' rules again, tops the charts

Everything old is new again. Turns out music executive Barry Weiss left Sony Music a diamond in the rough when he exited to run Universal Music Group's East Coast operations.


Related Topix: 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Pop/Rock, Dance

Asbury Park Press

Weird NJ: The lost - Jersey Jungle' is foundWeird NJ: The lost -...

Weird NJ: The lost 'Jersey Jungle' is found The short-lived Jersey Jungle attraction in Howell has been uncovered by Weird New Jersey.

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Related Topix: Howell, NJ, Farmingdale, NJ, Woodbridge, NJ

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Daily Record

Worst burglary ever? Watch blundering criminal's epic fail when fleeing scene of botched crime

The hapless crook's hilarious attempt to escape - which saw him walk into a glass door - was captured on CCTV following his bungled shop raid in Canada The footage of a badly botched raid shows that if you have a memory span shorter than a goldfish, you probably won't get far.