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at 14:21 on September 22, 2016, EDT.

Vacation over for pair of grizzlies caught on remote island in B.C.

ALERT BAY, B.C. — A nearly week-long holiday of swimming and munching on berries has come to an end for two grizzly bears that have been caught on a tiny island just off the north-east tip of Vancouver Island.

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at 16:24 on September 21, 2016, EDT.

Experts say Quebec pythons on the lam won't survive dip in temperatures

MONTREAL — Two pythons on the lam in Quebec are in a race against Mother Nature as temperatures begin to dip in the coming weeks.

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at 10:58 on September 21, 2016, EDT.

God's got mail: Letters arrive at Jerusalem's Western Wall

JERUSALEM — Israel's postal service is delivering letters to a unique address that hasn't changed in thousands of years.

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at 08:09 on September 20, 2016, EDT.

Police arrest crane climber at downtown Calgary construction site

CALGARY — Police say they have arrested a man who climbed a 26-storey crane at a downtown Calgary construction site and occupied its cab for most of the morning.

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at 10:22 on September 19, 2016, EDT.

Inn that inspired Longfellow: Guests, give us our stuff back

SUDBURY, Mass. — A historic Massachusetts inn that inspired poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and was once owned by automotive pioneer Henry Ford wants its stuff back — no questions asked.

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at 12:39 on September 18, 2016, EDT.

Senate's odd couple: Boxer, Inhofe forge unlikely alliance

WASHINGTON — The oddest of Senate odd couples — California Democrat Barbara Boxer and Oklahoma Republican Jim Inhofe — have accomplished something highly unusual in this bitter election year: significant, bipartisan legislation on the environment that has become law.

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