Brazilian who led U.S. to $17 million under mattress pleads guilty

BOSTON (Reuters) - A Brazilian whose arrest led U.S. authorities to discover $17 million hidden under a mattress pleaded guilty on Thursday to charges that he tried to launder funds tied to one of the largest pyramid schemes ever......»»

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New York police round up wandering cow in Brooklyn park

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City police wrangled a cow on the loose in a Brooklyn park on Tuesday after the animal became a spectacle for tourists and New Yorkers alike when it was spotted roaming the streets and enjoying the park facilities......»»

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FAA investigating live turkeys dropped from plane at Yellville Turkey Trot festival

The Federal Aviation Administration says it will check to see whether any laws or regulations were broken when a low-flying pilot dropped live turkeys onto an Arkansas festival over the weekend. The Federal Aviation Administration says it will che.....»»

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Hogwarts Express rescues stranded family in Scotland

As if by magic, the Hogwarts Express has come to the rescue of a stranded family in Scotland. As if by magic, the Hogwarts Express has come to the rescue of a stranded family in Scotland......»»

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Thief returns life-size Pope cutout to church

Authorities say a life-size cutout of Pope Francis that was stolen from a New Jersey church during a bingo fundraiser has been returned intact. Authorities say a life-size cutout of Pope Francis that was stolen from a New Jersey church during a bi.....»»

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Poutine-eating champion "out of breath" after win

Just over 20 lbs of poutine eaten — and, behold — there was a champion. Just over 20 lbs of poutine eaten — and, behold — there was a champion......»»

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Man strips naked in mall massage chair, punches guard: Cops

Police say a New Jersey man got a little too comfortable in a massage chair at a mall. Police say a New Jersey man got a little too comfortable in a massage chair at a mall......»»

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Friday the 13th: Flight 666 makes it safely to HEL

The Helsinki airport says Flight 666 has arrived safety in HEL — the airport code for the Finnish capital — for the last time. The Helsinki airport says Flight 666 has arrived safety in HEL — the airport code for the Finnish capi.....»»

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"Ridiculously frugal" man intentionally makes it rain with cash

Some people are a few dollars richer thanks to a Massachusetts carpenter who intentionally tossed cash from his paycheque into the wind. Some people are a few dollars richer thanks to a Massachusetts carpenter who intentionally tossed cash from hi.....»»

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Swiss flushing away millions in gold and silver every year

ZURICH (Reuters) - While London's sewers can get clogged with fatbergs made up of grease and diapers, it seems Switzerland's waste system is flecked with silver and gold......»»

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Oklahoma selling decks of "cold case playing cards" to inmates in hopes of receiving tips

Oklahoma authorities are hoping to solve unsolved killings and other cold cases by selling decks of playing cards that feature the cases to prisoners. Oklahoma authorities are hoping to solve unsolved killings and other cold cases by selling decks.....»»

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Florida man falls short in bid to jump Corolla over canal

Florida man falls short in bid to jump Corolla over canal Florida man falls short in bid to jump Corolla over canal.....»»

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Man in shark suit, advertising computer store chain, fined for violating Austria"s "burqa ban" law

An Austrian law that forbids any kind of full-face covering including Islamic veils has claimed an unusual victim — a man wearing a shark suit. An Austrian law that forbids any kind of full-face covering including Islamic veils has claimed a.....»»

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Great pumpkins! Grower wins trifecta of giant food titles

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A Rhode Island grower is first in the world to achieve a trifecta in the hobby of growing gargantuan foods: world records for heaviest pumpkin, longest long gourd and now, heaviest squash. PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A Rhode.....»»

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"Does anyone need saving"; Walking dead gather for New Jersey zombie walk

'Does anyone need saving' 'Does anyone need saving'.....»»

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Couples vie to win beer, cash in wife-carrying contest

NEWRY, Maine — Dozens of participants are vying for cash — and beer — in the North American Wife Carrying Championship. NEWRY, Maine — Dozens of participants are vying for cash — and beer — in the North American.....»»

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Exorcism excise: U.S. psychic pleads guilty to $3.5 million tax evasion

BOSTON (Reuters) - A self-proclaimed psychic who was paid $3.5 million by an elderly Massachusetts woman in exchange for claiming to cleanse her of demons pleaded guilty on Thursday to trying to avoid paying taxes......»»

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St. Bernard sets record for longest dog tongue

A St. Bernard in South Dakota has set a new, slobbery world record. A St. Bernard in South Dakota has set a new, slobbery world record......»»

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Moose caught on surveillance camera strolling through Calgary Transit station

A moose was captured on surveillance cameras strolling through a Calgary train station in the northwest are of the city early this morning. A moose was captured on surveillance cameras strolling through a Calgary train station in the northwest are.....»»

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"Human Ken Doll" Rodrigo Alves rescued after boozy swim goes awry in Dubai

“Human Ken Doll” Rodrigo Alves is back in the news for something other than his surgically modified body. “Human Ken Doll” Rodrigo Alves is back in the news for something other than his surgically modified body......»»

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