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German shepherd survives 5 weeks on California freeway

GALT, Calif. (AP) — A dog that fell from a truck onto a California freeway eluded capture for five weeks among the oleander bushes of the median before being rescued….

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Huge peach, scorned by some, is plucked from Atlanta skyline

ATLANTA (AP) — To some, the metal tower supporting a giant peach atop an Atlanta building was about as popular as a freeway-snarling ice storm….

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Burglary suspect turns out to be raccoon hiding under plant

PALM BAY, Fla. (AP) — Police officers responding to a burglary call at a property management office in central Florida found an unlikely culprit – a raccoon hiding behind a potted plant….

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Deputies strike back at Dark Side, arrest storm trooper

NEWBORN, Ga. (AP) — Not so long ago (Sunday, to be exact) in a small town far, far to the east of Atlanta (actually about 50 miles), a man spent the night in jail for dressing like a Star Wars storm trooper….

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Eiffel Tower to be turned into a Euro 2016 rental apartment

PARIS (AP) — Four lucky competition winners are set to be the first people in history to use the Eiffel Tower as a vacation home next month….

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Firefighters rescue naked man from Iowa business’s chimney

CARROLL, Iowa (AP) — Carrie Sapp teased her husband, Brad, about being afraid of ghosts when he said he heard someone whisper "get out of here" while he was sorting cans at his Iowa recycling business….

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Watch where you sit: Baby opossum rescued from toilet

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego County Department of Animal Services says a baby opossum is doing well after being rescued from a toilet….

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Baby opossum rescued from toilet in San Diego

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego County Department of Animal Services says a baby opossum is doing well after being rescued from a toilet….

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1 week ago

In Finland, a Burger King with a sauna

HELSINKI (AP) — Finland's Parliament has one. Nokia has one. And now a Burger King restaurant in downtown Helsinki has its own sauna….