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FILE - In this June 24, 2016, file photo, first place winner SweePee Rambo, a 17-year-old Chinese Crested Chihuahua, is cradled by her owner Jason Wurtz of Encino after the World's Ugliest Dog Contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, Calif. The annual World’s Ugliest Dog Contest celebrates homely pooches for their inner beauty in Petaluma. Organizers say the pooches will face off in a red carpet walk and "Faux Paw Fashion Show" during Friday's events. It's intended to show that all dogs, regardless of physical appearance, can be lovable additions to any family. (Alvin Jornada/The Press Democrat via AP, File)
World's Ugliest Dog Contest awards underdogs' inner beautyThe World's Ugliest Dog Contest is celebrating man's best friend's perfect imperfections in California Friday
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Chinese parents alarmed by miniature crossbow crazePowerful mini-crossbows that shoot toothpicks and needles are the new must-have toy for schoolkids across China _ and a nightmare for concerned parents and school officials
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Workers prune the roots and built a burlap, plywood and steel-pipe structure to contain the rootball so they can move the roughly 100-foot sequoia tree In Boise, Idaho, Thursday, June 22, 2017. The sequoia tree sent more than a century ago by naturalist John Muir to Idaho and planted in a Boise medical doctor's yard has become an obstacle to progress. So the 98-foot (30-meter) sequoia planted in 1912 and that's in the way of a Boise hospital's expansion is being uprooted and moved about a block to city property this weekend. (AP Photo/Rebecca Boone)
Rolling sequoia: Idaho tree tied to John Muir set for moveA massive sequoia sent to Boise as a small seedling by naturalist John Muir more than a century ago is now in the way of a hospital's expansion and plans are to move it two blocks away to city property
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Worker bit in tussle with would-be thief over stripper polePolice in Little Rock say a mall worker wrestled away a stripper pole from a would-be thief who bit the employee during the struggle
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FILE - In this March 4, 2010, file photo, a deer runs across the road in Pittsburg, N.H. In Oregon, under a road kill bill passed overwhelmingly by the Legislature and signed by the governor, motorists who crash into the animals can now harvest the meat for human consumption. (AP Photo/Jim Cole, File)
Oregon joins states where roadkill can be harvested for foodUnder an Oregon roadkill bill passed overwhelmingly by the Legislature and signed last week by the governor, motorists who crash into the animals can now harvest the meat
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British schoolboys don skirts amid shorts ban in heatwaveBoys at a British high school have found a novel way to skirt around strict uniform rules banning shorts as they swelter through a heatwave
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Suspect lights cigarette at end of wild police pursuitLos Angeles police say a woman led officers on a wild chase in a suspected stolen car that lasted a half-hour and ended when she crashed into a pole
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Genoa makes special airport waiver for famed pesto sauceThe Italian port city of Genoa has taken pride in its famed pesto sauce to new heights by granting special airport waivers for those who can't get enough of the basil and pine nut pasta sauce
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FILE - In this March 4, 2010, file photo, a deer runs across the road in Pittsburg, N.H. In Oregon, under a road kill bill passed overwhelmingly by the Legislature and signed by the governor, motorists who crash into the animals can now harvest the meat for human consumption. (AP Photo/Jim Cole, File)
Oregon joins states where roadkill can be harvested for foodUnder an Oregon roadkill bill passed overwhelmingly by the Legislature and signed last week by the governor, motorists who crash into the animals can now harvest the meat
The Associated Press1 day ago
Fake quake: Report of major California temblor a false alarmA report of a major earthquake off the California coast has turned out to be a false alarm based on data from a 1925 quake mistakenly sent by the US Geological Survey
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Stoked! 511 California surfers paddle out to set recordSouthern California surfers are stoked after setting a Guinness World Record for largest surf paddle-out
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Adviser quits in vote tampering scandal at California schoolStudents at a California high school got a lesson in political corruption after it was revealed that a faculty adviser rigged the election for class president and two other races
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