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Wile E. Coyote gloating? Calgary man aims at wolflike critters but shoots self

CALGARY - Eternally outsmarted cartoon character Wile E. Coyote has come out on top for once....

posted: September 30,2014





Oddities

Chef and volunteers make 1,126-pound bowl of Hawaii rice dish loco moco

HONOLULU, Hawaii - A group is claiming a world record for a popular Hawaii dish, after putting together a massive bowl of rice, hamburger, eggs and gravy....


Police officers deliver the pie after Pizza Hut driver is injured in Oregon crash

PORTLAND, Ore. - Police officers often deliver citations, and in urgent circumstances they've been known to deliver a baby. Now, here comes pizza....


Miami U president supports skunk safety, accepts PETA offer for posters after stuck-can case

OXFORD, Ohio - An Ohio college president says the school supports safety for skunks, and for other furry creatures, too....


Bank accounts of the homeless are used by a VIP taxi scam in Greece

ATHENS, Greece - Police have busted a phoney VIP taxi service in Greece that was using the bank accounts of homeless people to collect deposits from cab drivers....


Police are not amused: Edmonton-area RCMP say mannequin prank a 'dummy' move

SHERWOOD PARK, Alta. - A jokester who placed a mannequin over a power line so it looked like a body hanging down hasn't tickled any funny bones in an RCMP detachment east of Edmonton....


Southern New Mexico county struggling with stench in building that officials can't get rid of

ALAMOGORDO, N.M. - A county government building in southern New Mexico stinks....






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