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A Romanian couple named their son 'Yahoo' as a sign of gratitude for their having met over the Internet.
A man freed himself from an avalanche by drinking beer and urinating on the snow to melt it.
Women in Germany face the loss of unemployment benefits if they decline to accept work in brothels.
A mouse set a house on fire after the homeowner threw the rodent into a pile of burning leaves.
An Oregon girl's message-in-a-bottle was found by a boy in Hawaii.
An alligator captured in the Chicago River in June 2008 was the first such creature ever found in that body of water.
A vengeful Polish dentist pulled out all of her ex-boyfriend’s teeth after he dumped her.
A Swedish man died after having sex with hornet's nest.
A man in China has sued his wife for bearing him ugly children.
The Gateway Arch in St. Louis is slated for demolition in early 2015.
Doctors discovered that a pregnant woman's unborn daughter was also pregnant.
A death row inmate was released from prison after two execution attempts failed.
Oprah Winfrey posted bail for 'sexy felon' Jeremy Meeks.
President Obama has proclaimed August 2014 to be 'International Muslim Awareness Month.'
Police recently found 17 plastic-wrapped bodies in the Ohio River.
U.S. schools are requiring children to be implanted with RFID chips in an effort to curb gun violence.
An Oklahoma City McDonald's was caught with horse meat and human meat in their freezer.
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