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1 hr ago | WAAX-AM Gadsden

Skulls, Bones Found in Closet at Japanese Consulate

Everyone has skeletons in their closet of some sort, but the Japanese Consulate in Chicago actually, literally does - or did, anyway. A worker told police that a box filled with two skulls and a bunch of bones was discovered by staffers yesterday in a closet that the consulate's previous management had used, the Chicago Tribune reports.

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1 hr ago | Thenew995fm.com

Letter found with box in Chicago says remains are of 2 Japanese war vets

Everyone has skeletons in their closet of some sort, but the Japanese Consulate in Chicago actually, literally does - or did, anyway. A worker told police that a box filled with two skulls and a bunch of bones was discovered by staffers yesterday in a closet that the consulate's previous management had used, the Chicago Tribune reports.

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5 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

10 weird West Valley laws

Fortunetelling Performing fortunetelling, palm reading or palmistry in exchange for compensation is considered a misdemeanor in Avondale, and it is illegal to practice hypnotism or to be hypnotized, even if it's free. 10 weird West Valley laws Avondale -Fortunetelling Performing fortunetelling, palm reading or palmistry in exchange for compensation is considered a misdemeanor in Avondale, and it is illegal to practice hypnotism or to be hypnotized, even if it's free.

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Related Topix: Avondale, AZ, Tolleson, AZ, Luke Air Force Base, US Military, US Air Force, Glendale, AZ, Buckeye, AZ

9 hrs ago | The Daily Record

In pictures: Glamour model spends a 30k on plastic surgery to look like a blow-up Sex Doll

VICTORIA Wild, 30, who has had THREE boob jobs funded by her sugar daddy boyfriend, says: "Who wouldn't want to be treated like a bimbo?". A glamour model has spent a staggering A 30,000 on cosmetic surgery to look like a blow-up sex doll.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Plastic Surgery, Toy, Barbie

Tue Sep 16, 2014

ABC News

Experts: Mystery Fireball Was Russian Satellite

People from New Mexico to Montana saw the bright object break apart as it moved slowly northward across the night sky. Witnesses described it as three "rocks" with glowing red and orange streaks.

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Related Topix: Astronomy, Science

The York Daily Record

Iggy Azalea's former manager claims legal right to sex tape

OK, Hefe Wine ... says the "Fancy" singer signed her legal rights over to him, allowing him to market the sex tape they made together, according to TMZ. Wine told the website the singer signed a lengthy agreement with him in 2009 -- which has reportedly been obtained by TMZ -- giving him exclusive rights to "manufacture, sell, distribute and advertise 'any' recording embodying visual images."

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Santa Monica, CA

WFTV Orlando

Funeral home offers drive-thru service

While consumers are accustomed to drive-thru service at banks and fast-food restaurants, a funeral home in Michigan is raising eyebrows by offering a new viewing option. Paradise Funeral Home in Saginaw has built a special drive-thru window display so the deceased loved one can be viewed by mourners from the comfort of their car.

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94.5 The Fox

10-Year-Old Goldfish Undergoes Brain Surgery

In the hands of a less skilled surgeon, the patient could have ended up being flushed: After a 45-minute operation that a veterinarian in Melbourne, Australia, describes as "fiddly," a life-threatening brain tumor was removed from a goldfish named George last week, the BBC reports. On its Facebook page , the Lort Smith Animal Hospital explains how Dr. Tristan Rich knocked George out by putting him in a bucket of anesthetic-laced water, removed the tumor, and then sealed the wound with sutures and tissue glue.

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WFTV Orlando

Woman commits suicide by crocodile

A woman in Thailand decided to end her life in a horrible, public way, by jumping into a crocodile enclosure. But they didn't expect her to walk into the reptile farm remove her shoes and jump into the pit filled with several hundred crocs.

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WMMX-FM Dayton

'Fiddly' procedure gives fish new lease on life

In the hands of a less skilled surgeon, the patient could have ended up being flushed: After a 45-minute operation that a veterinarian in Melbourne, Australia, describes as "fiddly," a life-threatening brain tumor was removed from a goldfish named George last week, the BBC reports. On its Facebook page , the Lort Smith Animal Hospital explains how Dr. Tristan Rich knocked George out by putting him in a bucket of anesthetic-laced water, removed the tumor, and then sealed the wound with sutures and tissue glue.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News,

ABC News

Arrest in Robbery of Autistic Man in Connecticut

A 27-year-old Connecticut man has been charged with stealing $100 in birthday money from an autistic man in a crime that was captured by video cameras. Police say they charged Steven St. Jacques of Stamford on Monday with second-degree larceny after a search of his home turned up clothing that matched those worn by the suspect in the video.

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Yahoo!

Navy 4 on trial for bizarre sexual assault

Four sailors are on trial for raping a colleague with a rubber chicken during a brutal last night at sea ritual on a naval ship. Able Seamen Rohan Angre, Mitchell Summers, Michael Thompson and Jonathan Walter are accused of holding the man down, smearing him with Deep Heat and Vegemite before assaulting him with the object.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Examiner.com

Man kills puppy in washing machine, threatens to kill more in weird online game

A Chinese man known only as Jacky Lo had recently posted photos online of a small dog being "cleaned" in a washing machine, and he ended up saying the animal died. Now, as per a report on Sept.

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The Smoking Gun

Florida Woman, 69, Arrested For Febreze Attack On Her Adult Son

A 69-year-old woman was charged with battery after she sprayed her adult son in the face with Febreze during an argument in the family's Jenny Ellis was arrested early Friday after an argument with her son--who suffers from mental illness--turned physical. According to cops, Ellis twice spit in her son's face and doused him with the household odor eliminator.

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SFGate

Man wanted for robbery arrested at Frisbee tourney

A man wanted for an armed bank robbery in New York eluded authorities for four years until they caught up with him while he played at an ultimate Frisbee tournament in Oregon. The Ulster County sheriff's office in New York says the 32-year-old, formerly of Woodstock, New York, was indicted in late 2010 on charges of robbing a Bank of America there.

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Related Topix: Ulster County, NY, Woodstock, NY

WJNO

Woman Surprised to Find Dead Body in Her Trunk

A California woman says she has no idea how a dead body wound up in the trunk of her Lexus. The Riverside woman says she'd thought the car smelled funny as she left work yesterday, but she stopped at Walmart thinking nothing of it.

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NBC Dallas

Golfer Wins Trip to Space After Hole-in-One

Andy Sullivan of England poses with his trophy and an astronaut from the XCOR space ship after the final round of the KLM Open held at De Kennemer Golf and County Club on September 14, 2014 in Zandvoort, Netherlands. An English golfer scored a trip into space by sinking a rare hole-in-one at a tournament on Sunday.

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The Wichita Eagle

Rory McIlroya s golf shot lands in spectatora s pocket

The Wichita Eagle is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Golfer Greg Norman 'damaged' in chainsaw accident

The Australian, who won 20 U.S. PGA Tour titles, posted a photo late Saturday on his Instagram account showing him lying in a hospital bed. Golfer Greg Norman 'damaged' in chainsaw accident The Australian, who won 20 U.S. PGA Tour titles, posted a photo late Saturday on his Instagram account showing him lying in a hospital bed.

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Related Topix: Greg Norman, Golfers, Golf

Sun Sep 14, 2014

KBCI CBS 2

Dutch stage tomato fight against Russian sanctions

Hundreds of young Dutch men and women turned Amsterdam's central Dam square into a blizzard of red goop on Sunday, as they pelted each other mercilessly with overripe tomatoes. In theory, the event was set up as a protest against Russian sanctions blocking imports of European fresh produce.

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