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at 14:52 on October 16, 2014, EDT.

Hot dog! Dublin cinema that fired worker for discounted snack ordered to pay more than $25,000

DUBLIN - An Irish cinema may have just bought the world's most expensive hot dog for an unfairly fired worker.


at 13:29 on October 16, 2014, EDT.

Police: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle-masked man used stick to rob Louisiana convenience store

LAFAYETTE, La. - "Cowabunga!"


at 13:29 on October 16, 2014, EDT.

Ex-Pennsylvania county inmate gets state prison sentence for using name confusion to escape

UNIONTOWN, Pa. - A western Pennsylvania woman has been sentenced to 9 to 24 months in state prison for taking advantage of county jail guards who were confused by her similar-sounding name and released her to a bail bondsman looking for another inmate.


at 12:22 on October 15, 2014, EDT.

Connecticut man accused of taking mop from hotel employee, 'mopping aggressively' at her feet

BRISTOL, Conn. - A Connecticut man is facing charges after police said he grabbed a mop out of a hotel employee's hands and was "mopping aggressively" over the worker's shoes.


at 20:59 on October 14, 2014, EDT.

Priuses, Beemers, and emus? 6-foot-tall bird captured in Southern California traffic

TUSTIN, Calif. - It's not every day you see a 6-foot-tall bird running in traffic.


at 11:04 on October 13, 2014, EDT.

Beer and what festival? Finns remove "whisky" from expo name for fear of promoting drinking

HELSINKI - It's a whisky trade fair. But it can't say it is.


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