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Aggressive goose patrolling New Jersey diner parking lot

Customers and employees at a New Jersey diner said an aggressive goose is protecting his brood in the parking lot and has been attacking humans who get too close. Witnesses said the male goose has frequently been spotted in the parking lot at the Park West Diner in Woodland Park and has been acting threatening […]

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Musician eases paragliding fears by playing violin

A Turkish musician who was nervous about going paragliding for the first time brought his violin to distract himself from his fear and played a midair concert. Fikret Eren, who teaches violin, said his longtime friend Semih Er, a professional paraglider, encouraged him to visit the skies for the first time in a tandem paragliding […]

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Police respond to report of home intruder, find robot vacuum

Police responding to a report of an intruder at a California home broke down the front door and stormed the house to find the suspected burglar was actually the owner’s robot vacuum. Yana Sydnor said she and her 2-year-old daughter were sleeping at their Natomas home when she was awakened by a sound she thought […]

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Magnet fishermen find WWII-era artillery shell in Michigan river

A group of magnet fishermen pulling up metal from a Michigan river made a surprising discovery — a World War II-era artillery shell. Ryan McCollum, of the Rustic Treasure Hunters, said he was magnet fishing in Grand Rapids with his son, Lochlan, 8, and his cousin, Chris Hample, when Hample pulled a 2-foot-long metal object […]

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Loose llama or alpaca found running on California highway

Police in California said they ended up in an unusual chase when a loose llama or alpaca was spotted running on the highway. The California Highway Patrol’s Sonora station said troopers responded Monday to a report of a loose animal on Highway 49 in Tuolumne County. The CHP said in a Facebook post that officials […]

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20-year-old photos found in thrift store cookbook returned to family

A Kentucky woman who found some baby photos in a cookbook she found at a thrift store used Facebook to find the girl from the photos and return them to her. Robyn Filley said she was shopping at a thrift store with her husband, Chris, when she found some old photographs inside a cookbook for […]

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Dog rescued from SUV engine, adopted by firefighter

A stray dog that climbed up into the engine compartment of a parked car in Dallas found a new home with the firefighter who rescued her. Maryanne Davidson said she was taking a walk with friends in the White Rock area, and they returned to her SUV to find a small dog underneath the vehicle. […]