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  1. Strange: Vols fight through fatigueRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | Knoxville News Sentinel

    Tennessee guard Armani Moore (4) shoots a layup for the And-1 against Tennessee Tech forward Dennis Ogbe (33) and Tennessee Tech guard Ty Allen (23) during the second half at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville on Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. (ADAM LAU/NEWS SENTINEL)

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  2. Michel Faber's 'Book of Strange New Things' makes religion a thing of science fictionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Inside Bay Area

    I'd like to tell you to read Michel Faber's "The Book of Strange New Things" and leave it at that, because its charms are so tied with discovering what is going on that almost anything I tell you will spoil a moment of discovery. Set in a not-so-distant future, this is a story about a man tossed into an unfamiliar setting who struggles to find his place.

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  3. Arson attack on family home 'entirely bizarre', court toldRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | ABC News

    A man allegedly threatened to kill someone and tried to set fire to a Canberra home with several children inside, in what a prosecutor has described as "entirely bizarre behaviour". Aleer Aguer Aleer, 28, from Griffith, went to a relative's Amaroo home on Friday morning and allegedly set fire to a car.

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  4. Weird crime: Franklin man earns second citation in restaurant incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    The skinny: A man wanted by authorities in Venango County for failing to pay his fine on a public drunkenness citation turned up intoxicated at a Franklin fast-food restaurant, Franklin police said. What we know: Police were summoned to a McDonald's restaurant Dec. 12 to investigate a report of an unconscious male and found the 27-year-old Franklin man highly intoxicated and passed out in a booth.

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  5. Searching for McDonald's in a Strange LandRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Irregular Times

    It is a time of fear in the face of freedom, a time of an emptying country and swelling cities, a time for the widening of previous roads and the opening of new paths, yet a time when these paths are mined by knowing algorithms of the all-seeing eye. It is the time of the warrior's peace and the miser's charity, when the planting of a seed is an act of conscientious objection.

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  6. How To Easily Get Destiny's Weird 'Husk of the Pit' GunRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Kotaku

    Among the new pieces of gear in Destiny 's The Dark Below expansion, one stands out: a gun called "Husk of the Pit." It's kind of a piece of crapa but it also isn't.

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  7. Cops: Woman, 72, Slapped Over Facebook RefusalRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WHP-AM Harrisburg

    A 27-year-old Florida woman is accused of slapping a 72-year-old woman who denied her friend request on Facebook. Rachel Anne Hayes became angry on Wednesday when the older woman said the Facebook name Hayes uses on the site is "inappropriate," the Tampa Bay Times reports. 3 comments

  8. Hyundai's bizarre pooping robot baby pitches new SonataRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Autoblog

    There are certainly some very weird auto ads out there, but a new challenger is entering the ring with Hyundai's absolutely bizarre Exobaby commercial for the latest Sonata . Blending inspiration from the video game Mega Man, the classic 1970s TV show The Six Million Dollar Man and a waking nightmare, Exobaby falls very deeply into the uncanny valley.

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  9. The Mundane and the Weird: British News HeadlinesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Neatorama

    We are always looking for weird news stories to pass along to you. It's an easy shortcut to check British news sites for that sort of thing -yet you have to sift through the many local stories that leave you with a feeling of "That's it?" because no matter how small a British paper or it's accompanying website is, they go with stories that would be passed over as "not news" in the U.S. The website UsVsTh3m looked at extremely mundane stories that make the papers , with a few truly bizarre stories thrown in to keep us looking -just like it happens when I surf the net.

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  10. Man without use of arms facing gun charge releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | SFGate

    A man who can't use his arms because of a spinal condition and faces a gun possession charge was released from jail without having to pay bail on Friday. Marcus Hubbard had been jailed since his arrest in Trenton in August.

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  11. Live Nation buys ownership stake in Austin's C3 PresentsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Live Nation Entertainment has completed a long-anticipated deal to take a controlling interest in C3 Presents, the Austin-based festival promoter that produces Austin City Limits Fest and Lollapalooza and over 1,700 other concerts and events. The deal, which has been expected for more than a year and attracted national headlines when it was rumored to be nearly complete during this year's ACL Fest, was reportedly for a 51 percent stake in the company.

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  12. 11 times Downton's Text Santa sketch made us feel weirdRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Metro

    The plot saw Robert Grantham fear he had fallen into financial ruin after taking risks with his money, and threatening to 'take the car for a spin' to clear his head. Lady Mary warns her father that he knows 'what happens to people who take the car for a spin at Christmas' - *cough* Matthew Crawley *cough*, but Robert refused to listen.

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  13. Judge says pet bobcat Rocky must live at the zooRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | El Paso Times

    A pet bobcat that has escaped from its owner's home multiple times since April will be made to live at a zoo, a judge ruled Friday, and its owner will be fined for letting it run free. Rocky the bobcat has been the subject of an ongoing legal fight between owner Ginny Fine and town officials because of the repeated escapes.

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  14. Weird weather lingers in Alaska's largest cityRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    "We want Santa to bring snow, soon," Terry Goodwin said as she hit a ski trail in Anchorage on Thursday near snow-making machines churning out the white stuff. A picturesque northern winter-scape is hardly the reality here as a spate of weird weather lingers in Anchorage, which is almost 2 feet behind the snowfall totals typical by this time.

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  15. Injury Report: Vikings Lose Rookie LB Barr For The SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | CBS Local

    TV is part of CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corp. and one of the largest network-owned station groups in the country. Click here for WCCO-TV news stories Send us your breaking news tips [...] 830 WCCO Welcome to News Radio 830 WCCO on CBSMinnesota.com! WCCO is part of CBS Radio, a division of CBS Corp. and one of the largest network-owned station groups in the country.

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  16. Steven Rea: "The Interview" mess strange, surreal and troublingRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

    Actors James Franco and Seth Rogen arrive for the premiere of the film "The Interview" at The Theatre at Ace Hotel in Los Angeles, California on December 11, 2014. Kim Jong-un's head will not explode on Christmas Day, after all.

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  17. Scratch from pet rat kills California boyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Scratch from pet rat kills California boy CDC warns "rat-bite fever" is a rare but real threat when rodents are kept as pets Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/16AqkIF The case outlined in the report occurred in August of 2013. Adam's team said the boy, previously healthy, first developed a fever of 102.6 degrees and "experienced rigors, fevers, vomiting, headaches and leg pains."

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  18. Dog Accidentally Shoots OwnerRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | 92.5 KGB-FM

    Police in northern Wyoming say a rifle discharged after a dog apparently stepped on it, injuring a 46-year-old man. Authorities say the bullet struck Richard L. Fipps of Sheridan in the arm on Monday.

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  19. 24 Weird St. Louis News Stories of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | River Front Times

    Plenty of important stuff happens here in St. Louis, but we really love highlighting the crazy events that make the Gateway City so much fun for journalists to cover.

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  20. U.N. chief visits Ebola-ravaged West African nationsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | SFGate

    U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon shares a lunch with Liberia's president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf in Monrovia, on the first stop of a visit to Ebola-ravaged west African countries for a first-hand assessment of global efforts to fight the epidemic. MONROVIA, Liberia - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon praised health workers battling Ebola in Sierra Leone and Liberia on Friday, saying they have shown "the most noble face of humankind" amid an epidemic that has killed more than 6,900 people in West Africa.

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