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Video shows woman fight driver before bus crash

Police say a brawl between a passenger and a bus driver was the cause of the bus plunging off a bridge and into a river in southwestern China. At least 13 people died in the crash.

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Half-naked woman falls through restaurant ceiling

Police in Tennessee say a half-naked woman fell twice through a restaurant’s ceiling and landed in its kitchen.

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Drunk baggage handler falls asleep in hold, flies to Chicago

Police say a baggage handler told them he was drunk when he fell asleep in a cargo hold and flew from Kansas City to Chicago.

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Police: 19-year-olds arrested in pumpkin smashing crime spree

Police in the southern Oregon town of Grants Pass have arrested two men suspected in a pumpkin-powered crime spree, ending weeks of incidents of smashed gourds and broken car windows.

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Watch: Babies in neonatal care dressed up for Halloween

Nurses at University of Missouri Health Care’s Children’s Hospital dressed up babies in the neonatal intensive care unit for a special Halloween photoshoot. They turned felt, fabric and ribbon into superhero and other costumes.

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Watch: Utah zoo debuts baby zebra

Salt Lake City's Hogle Zoo introduced baby zebra Clementine Tuesday to the public. Zoo officials say Clementine was born last week and was 85 pounds at birth.

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Relief: Police recover stolen inflatable colon

here was a sigh of relief after police recovered a giant inflatable colon that is used to teach about the dangers of colon cancer.

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7-year-old girl gets town to change name for Halloween

A Long Island town is changing its name to “Hauntington” for Halloween at the urging of a 7-year-old resident.

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Watch: UK police say they've identified David Schwimmer lookalike shoplifter

Police say they have identified the suspect in this shoplifting case. The Ross Geller character lookalike prompted thousands of online comments and even a Twitter response from "Friends" star David Schwimmer.

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Watch: Dashcam shows school bus swept away by floodwaters in Texas

Texas police have released dash cam video showing the dangers of driving in a flood. The video from police in Leander shows a school bus being swept away after the driver ignored a barricade.

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100s of Oregon ‘witches’ paddle down river, minus the brooms

Hundreds of “witches” traded in broomsticks for paddles in Oregon during the last weekend before Halloween.

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Look what we found: Tiny female lion cub in French garage

France’s customs agency says it’s made an extremely surprising discovery in a garage in Marseille: a lion cub.

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US tourist helps stop thief who tried to steal Magna Carta

An American tourist from Louisiana helped stop a hammer-wielding thief who unsuccessfully tried to steal the Magna Carta at Salisbury Cathedral, working in tandem with a church employee to prevent the man from escaping.

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‘French Spiderman’ barred from climbing UK buildings

French urban climber Alain Robert has been banned from climbing any building in Britain after scaling one of London’s tallest skyscrapers without ropes — and without permission.

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Goodwill workers in NJ find original 1774 ‘rebel’ newspaper

A quick eye by Goodwill workers in southern New Jersey turned up framed pages from an original 1774 Philadelphia newspaper with an iconic “Unite or Die” snake design on the masthead.

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Soap believed to be cocaine lands dealers, buyer behind bars

Police say the only clean part of an intended drug deal at a North Carolina airport was the fact that the drugs in question were actually soap bars.

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Scientists find tiny baby octopus floating on Hawaii trash

Hawaii scientists found two tiny baby octopuses floating on plastic trash they were cleaning up as they monitored coral reefs.

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Woman saves husband who emerges from coma to see son’s birth

A Minnesota man awoke from a medically-induced coma just in time for the birth of his son after his wife, at 39 weeks pregnant, saved him from cardiac arrest.

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Blowtorch used to kill spiders may have started house fire

Authorities say a man apparently set a California home on fire while using a blowtorch to kill spiders.

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Authorities nab suspected serial diaper dumper

Authorities say they’ve captured a man suspected of dumping his grandson’s soiled diapers along several New Jersey roadways over the past year.

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Conductor uses tie to rescue dog on train tracks

A New Jersey Transit train conductor took off his tie and used it as a leash to rescue a wayward dog named Shelby on the tracks.

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Escaped inmate claiming to be twin headed back to prison

An escaped Georgia inmate who claimed to be his twin brother when he was arrested in Florida is heading back to prison.

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SC convenience store sold $1.537 billion ticket

A flimsy little piece of paper that crossed the counter of a convenience store on a country road in South Carolina is now worth $1.537 billion, so lottery officials can't be blamed if they seem a bit anxious.

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Costumed canines: Pets dress up for Halloween

Costumed canines are big business for US retailers with pet owners set to spend around half a billion dollars this year.

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Small plane crashes on Los Angeles-area freeway

The pilot of a vintage single-engine plane escaped injury Tuesday after a crash landing on a busy Southern California freeway. The pilot was safely removed before the plane burst into flames. No motorists were injured in the crash.

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