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Wife Sells House Before Cheating Husband Comes Home
A wife gained the ultimate revenge on her unfaithful husband by ...
Man with a samurai sword arrested at NYC Apple Store
Witnesses say a man with a samurai sword began moving toward a crowd inside of a NYC Apple Store this afternoon.
Woman buys entire toy store, donates toys to homeless children 
Every year, Carol Suchman donates toys to some of the Brooklyn’s poorest children. So when she walked by a shuttered toy and stationery store in the west village with a for rent sign in the window, she had an idea.
Electric eel being used to power Japanese Christmas tree
Electric eels are capable of generating brief bursts of current measuring more than 800 volts. They release especially strong jolts when being fed.
(Joe Raedle, 2012 Getty Images)
News photographer's tripod mistaken for gun prompts 911 call
Police were called to a central Pennsylvania office building after someone mistakenly thought a photographer's tripod was a gun.
Turkey prices will jump up to 20 percent thanks to bird flu outbreak 
Experts say there will still be plenty to go around, mainly because frozen Thanksgiving turkeys had already been processed when the flu outbreak hit.
Car wash manager gets caught in spinning brush 
It took him for a terrifying spin that lasted for less than 30 seconds, but must have seemed like forever. Josh said the hose actually wrapped around him, hog tying him to the rotating brush.
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Kremlin-controlled TV airs 'secret' plans for nuclear weapon
President Vladimir Putin's spokesman says plans for a new submarine-launched nuclear torpedo shown on Kremlin-controlled television were secret and should never have been aired.
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Rogue emu ruffles feathers in Delaware, evades authorities
An emu on the run for more than 60 days has prompted lockdowns at two elementary schools in Delaware.
Supposedly January 6, 1981 (KSNV-TV/Channel-3)
Video Vault | 'Psychic' Tamara Rand faked predicting Reagan's assassination attempt 
A different woman named Tamara Rand with a different story. But they both came to Las Vegas, and it didn't end well for either of them.
Secret of Secret Sisters Gift Exchange revealed ... It's a scam (MGN Photo )
Secret of Secret Sisters Gift Exchange revealed ... It's a scam
Women across the web are sharing a scam disguised as "sisterly love."
McDonald's to offer $1 Mozzarella Sticks in 2016
Forget what you know about fried cheese, McDonald's is getting into the Mozzarella game.
Don't call it a sinkhole: IHOP parking lot collapse swallows 12 cars 
Engineers are trying to figure out what caused an IHOP parking lot to give way in Meridian, Mississippi.
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Wisconsin convent says prayer has gone on nonstop since 1878
A group of Wisconsin nuns say their order has been praying nonstop for hundreds of thousands of people for the last 137 years.
(Shelby County Sheriff's Office)
Tenn. woman accused of ripping off, trying to steal man's prosthetic leg
A Bartlett, Tennessee woman has bonded out of jail after being arrested for ripping a man's prosthetic leg off his body and trying to steal it.
The two tone sunglasses come in Spiderweb Blue and Spiderweb Red with a spider web etched in between the eyes and “Made in China” engraved on the right-hand side of the frame.
Husband-to-be had glasses tattooed on face
A husband-to-be was left with a permanent memory of his bachelor party...
Former Walmart CEO crashes plane into truck, slowed by parachute 
A small plane falling from the sky and was all caught on video.
Police handcuff 7-year-old for acting up during after-school program 
A mother in Michigan is demanding answers after her 7-year-old son was handcuffed by police in his after-school care program.
F-16s scrambled to track U.S. Military blimp accidentally loosed from tether
A blimp associated with NORAD's surveillance of the east coast has become untethered from is mooring in Maryland and it's now flying over Pennsylvania, according to a NORAD spokesman.
North California police department to start using nunchaku
The Anderson Police Department will be the first agency in NORTHERN California to add nunchaku, commonly known as 'nunchucks' in the United States, to their tactical defense weapons.
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53 years after firing, professor gets apology
A history professor fired from his job in 1962 figured he'd heard the last of the small Pennsylvania college that had shown him the door.
File photo of a flamingo. (Jan Pitman, Getty Images)
Flock of stray flamingos spotted on Siberian river in Russia
Near the Siberian city of Novosibirsk, a fisherman was met with an unusual sight while out on his boat: a stray group of flamingos.
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Man receives $48K bill after Jeep becomes stuck in mud
A Massachusetts man says a towing company is charging him nearly $50,000 after his Jeep became stuck while he and his girlfriend went off-roading.
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5-year-old boy puts used condom in his mouth after finding it on school playground
A five-year-old boy finds a condom on a Baltimore City playground. What he did with the discovery has the boy's grandmother concerned about his health.
Daredevil Robbie Knievel celebrates sobriety with record-breaking jump 
Dare-devil Robbie Knievel celebrated his sobriety with a record-breaking motorcycle jump three months after pleading guilty to DUI after causing a four-car accident in Montana.
Murder suspect claims he thought friend was turning into zombie during Walking Dead marathon 
A murder suspect in New Mexico is blaming 'The Walking Dead' for his actions.
$45,000 Star War memorabilia collection stolen from fan's home 
Someone turned to the Darkside and stole Star Wars memorabilia worth $45,000 from a home in Washington state.
Egypt, a six year-old lab mix was injured after police said she charged a burglar (KOMO, KOMO 10-22-15)
Hero dog returns home from vet after dust-up with burglar
A dog who scared away a would-be burglar returned home on Wednesday after recovering from surgery. Egypt, a 6-year-old labrador mix, cut her paws on shattered glass when she charged at a burglar.
'May I have a taste?' Minn. woman threatens to eat, lick children
A Minnesota woman admitted to sending anonymous threats to a family, claiming she wanted to "taste and lick" their children, CNN reports.
A look at what the HyperCam can see under human skin  ((KOMO Courtesy University of Washington), (KOMO Courtesy University of Washington))
VIDEO: New camera captures what's under your skin
Detecting rotting produce is just one of the applications researchers discovered their prototype HyperCam could do. The HyperCam is being touted as affordable camera technology that could eventually find a home in everyone's smartphones.
A Portland winery caught theives on tape allegedly stealing $10K worth of wine  (KATU 10-21-15)
Video: Thieves steal $10,000 worth of wine barrels from Portland business
On surveillance video, three men are seen cutting back the fence and rolling wine barrels into their van.
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Gravity-challenged coconuts kill more people than sharks
The leading expert on sharks is George Burgess, the director of the University of Florida's International Shark Attack File. The researcher says falling coconuts kill 150 people worldwide each year.
11-year-old's drawing leads to arrest in serial burglary case 
An 11-year-old is being hailed a hero by police this morning after some clever detective work of her own.
Summer, 1991 (KSNV-TV/Channel-3)
VIDEO VAULT: Child actress Dana Plato robs a Vegas video store in 1991 
Diff'rent Strokes was a popular TV series from 1978 to 1986. When it ended, the three child stars had troubles. One of them ended up in Las Vegas.
No more nude pics in Playboy starting in March 
The magazine confirms that as of next March, it will no longer publish photos of fully nude women. Readers will still see women in provocative poses, but they won't be fully nude.
Fedex truck splits in two after driver makes improper lane change
A Fed-Ex truck overturned on a Florida highway Monday night, spilling hundreds of packages.
Texas City Councilman tased by police in front of his home  
Councilman Jonathan Miller of Prairie View, Texas was tased and arrested after an incident with police.
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Unique teacher gift gone viral: customizable wine bottles
A custom gift company has made a wine label that is sure to strike a familiar chord with teachers
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Student loans paid by Moonlite: Dennis Hof makes recent grads an offer
Student debt is tough to overcome, but an outspoken Nevada brothel owner is offering students a way out.
American Airlines pilot dies inflight, co-pilot safely diverts, lands plane
The co-pilot of an American Airlines passenger jet safely diverted, and landed a plane heading from Phoenix to Boston, after the captain fell ill mid-flight, according to a spokesperson for the airline.
Explore Japanese tourist city from the perspective of a cat 
A new 'cat's eye' virtual tour offers a different perspective on a Japanese tourist spot.
Inmates escape from jail using bedsheets as ropes 
Police in Louisville Kentucky are looking for one of two inmates who escaped jail using bed sheets.
One year-old Mishka, a sea otter, has learned how to use an inhaler. (Seattle Aquarium (KOMO))
Sea otter learns to use inhaler at Seattle Aquarium
The Seattle Aquarium says one of its otters is now using an inhaler after she started having breathing problems when wildfire smoke drifted into Seattle in August.
(Fatima Rahmatullah - News 3 Reporter)
Facebook considers 'dislike' button for future posts 
After years of users asking for it, Facebook's head honcho, Mark Zuckerberg has finally given in. To "like" or to "dislike", that may soon be the question on Facebook.
Court to decide if claiming a lawmaker endorsed Harry Reid is defamation
The Nevada Supreme Court is weighing whether a campaign ad campaign defamed a state senator.
iPhone deflects bullet in attempted robbery of Fresno State student 
A Fresno State student is shaken up but alive, after his iPhone saved his life.
This man said he ran to save his ribs when his apartment complex went up in flames. (KMPH News)
Man saves ribs when apartment complex goes up in flames
Robert Wright said when he saw that his apartment complex was on fire he immediately thought of his ribs. He says he got his family out safely then ran back in to save his dinner.
Toddler escapes daycare, almost gets hit by car 
A trip to lunch with some friends on a Friday quickly turned into a mother's worst nightmare for Amber Kilgore.
Parking lot vigilante shames disabled girl 
A Westminster, Colorado mother and her 10-year-old daughter found a note on their van that called them "lazy" and "idiotic" for parking in a disability spot.
Professors ban the words 'male,' 'female,' 'illegal alien,' and 'colored people' from class 
Too harsh or respect the rules? That's the question on Washington State University's campus after some professors included a section in their class syllabi prohibiting certain language in their classes with potential consequences of failing a class.

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