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at 11:28 on August 29, 2016, EDT.

Pokemon, just go: France doesn't want creatures in schools

PARIS — Attention, legendary Pokemon creatures: You may soon be expelled from the schools of France.

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at 10:11 on August 29, 2016, EDT.

Lightning strike kills more than 300 reindeer in Norway

STOCKHOLM — More than 300 wild reindeer have been killed by lightning in central Norway.

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at 13:34 on August 27, 2016, EDT.

Headstone of Civil War soldier to be fixed after 154 years

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Some mistakes are never too late to fix.

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at 08:42 on August 27, 2016, EDT.

UK broadcaster shuts down for hour, asks viewers to exercise

LONDON — One of Britain's leading broadcasters has blacked out its programs for an hour in hopes of spurring viewers to get some exercise.

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at 20:40 on August 26, 2016, EDT.

Owner: Missing potbellied therapy pig is found, now home

ALIQUIPPA, Pa. — A missing potbellied pig that serves as a therapy animal has been returned to its Pennsylvania owners.

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at 18:36 on August 26, 2016, EDT.

Video of woman chasing cat on Texas tollway prompts warning

HOUSTON — Highway experts say a cat chase on a busy Houston-area tollway should serve as a warning about what not to do when animals get loose in traffic.

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