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Monday, Jun 11, 2018 at 09:58 AM CDT

'Forget Pizza Rat': Squirrel Spotted Scarfing Down Avocado in Manhattan

'Forget Pizza Rat': Squirrel Spotted Scarfing Down Avocado in Manhattan

A passerby spotted a squirrel munching on an avocado in a fenced in tree area on an Upper West Side sidewalk. Henry Zhang filmed the rodent at West 73rd Street and Broadway in Manhattan, he wrote in a Facebook...

Monday, Jun 11, 2018 at 05:58 AM CDT

Pickle-Flavored Slush Debuts at Sonic

Pickle-Flavored Slush Debuts at Sonic

Soon we’ll be able to order a pickle-flavored slush thanks to Sonic.

Friday, Jun 8, 2018 at 02:35 PM CDT

Monkey Attacks Home Depot Worker

Monkey Attacks Home Depot Worker

A  Florida Home Depot worker was bitten multiple times after a woman's pet spider monkey escaped from her truck.  

Sunday, Jun 10, 2018 at 11:38 PM CDT

Pizza Employee Accused of Trying to Poison Customers

Pizza Employee Accused of Trying to Poison Customers

A North Carolina pizzeria employee is behind bars after allegedly trying to poison customers. Police said a manager at Primo Pizza and Italian Eatery in Fayetteville was preparing pizza when he noticed a...

Thursday, Jun 7, 2018 at 03:36 PM CDT

Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in Water at an Ala. Beach

Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in Water at an Ala. Beach

A helicopter pilot was forced to make an emergency landing in the Gulf of Mexico in Gulf Shores, while thousands of beach goers watched.

Thursday, Jun 7, 2018 at 01:57 PM CDT

Canadian Peacocks Fight Their Own Reflections, Damaging Cars

Canadian Peacocks Fight Their Own Reflections, Damaging Cars

Feral peacocks in a Canadian city near Vancouver aren’t known to harm humans but video shows them threatening parked luxury vehicles. The peafowl have been troubling Surrey, British Columbia, for some time —...

Thursday, Jun 7, 2018 at 10:11 AM CDT

Rarer Than Red Lobster: Orange Lobster Found at Grocery Store

Rarer Than Red Lobster: Orange Lobster Found at Grocery Store

Workers at a Massachusetts supermarket have found a rare orange lobster. Roche Bros. Supermarkets said in a Facebook post on May 29 workers at their Westborough store found the lobster in a shipment of...

Thursday, Jun 7, 2018 at 09:49 AM CDT

Sacrebleu! French Man Wins Lottery Twice in 18 Months

Sacrebleu! French Man Wins Lottery Twice in 18 Months

A man who regularly plays the lottery with the same numbers at the same place in eastern France has beaten huge odds, winning the My Million lottery twice in 18 months. Le Parisien newspaper says mathematicians...

Thursday, Jun 7, 2018 at 09:54 AM CDT

Trump, Pence Share Odd Moment at FEMA Briefing

Trump, Pence Share Odd Moment at FEMA Briefing

Vice President Mike Pence shared an odd moment at a FEMA hurricane briefing with his boss, President Donald Trump, when both men removed their water bottles from the table in a now-viral clip.

Thursday, Jun 7, 2018 at 10:03 AM CDT

Rattlesnake With Severed Head Bites South Texas Man

Rattlesnake With Severed Head Bites South Texas Man

A South Texas man nearly died after getting bit by a severed rattlesnake head. Milo Sutcliffe was rushed to the hospital where he received 26 doses of antivenom. He's in stable condition.

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