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‘Sneezy’ the Penn State squirrel

The squirrel's Facebook page has more "likes" than the official Penn State mascot, the Nittany Lion.

A Delta Air Lines jet takes off from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Va., Monday, July 28, 2014. In a victory for airlines and their workers' unions, the House rejected consumers' complaints and passed legislation letting airline advertising emphasize the base price of tickets, before taxes and fees are added.

Delta flight diverted over reclining seat dispute

An argument over leg room and reclining seats forced a Florida-bound flight from New York to divert to a different airport.

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Groom turns canceled wedding into charity benefit

A Pittsburgh man whose wedding was called off is making the best of the situation. Instead of getting married he's raising thousands for charity.

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From Texas, where everything is bigger, the 99-pack of beer

Invite the whole neighborhood to your cookout, because you're going to have plenty of beer.

Six-year-old Shaun the merino sheep may be the world's woolliest sheep. He had likely never been shorn in his life, but was due to have a date with the clippers in the next few days, farmers said.

Australian farmers could have world’s woolliest sheep

Shaun the sheep was found wandering the Australian countryside with what is estimated to be a 55 lb coat.

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Crocodile attacks couple during late-night dip

For the first time in Florida history a crocodile attacked a pair of late-night swimmers near an upscale suburb.

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Bear heads stolen from remote Maine cabin

A thief broke in but didn't get the jewelry and electronics that most burglars seek.

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Father-daughter team traps blue lobster

A Maine teenager and her father have landed a one-in-two-million catch - a blue lobster.

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Doll ‘hospital’ fixes toys

In an age of mass-produced plastic dolls, this Australian shop helps repair children's favorite toys.

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Va. man named Stoner arrested on pot charges

A Virginia man faces drug charges after police found more than $10,000 worth of marijuana plants at his home.

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Man drives stolen shopping cart to probation meeting

Police say a man rode a stolen electric shopping cart this week to meet with his probation officer.

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1,000 pound gator snared in Alabama hunt

Hunters snared the largest alligator ever caught in a legal hunt in the state of Alabama.

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Falcons romp to 56-14 win over hapless Buccaneers

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Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan (2) throws during warmups before an NFL preseason football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Jacksonville, Fla., Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.

Atlanta built a stunning 56-0 lead. Tampa Bay scored two touchdowns in the fourth quarter to avoid the worst loss in franchise history.

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Police: Cardinals RB Dwyer head-butted wife

This is a 2014 photo of Jonathan Dwyer of the Arizona Cardinals NFL football team. This image reflects the Arizona Cardinals active roster as of Monday, June 9, 2014 when this image was taken.

Police say Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer head-butted his wife and broke her nose, Cards also release Chris Rainey for his history of domestic violence.

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Kevin Spacey’s stalker sentenced to 4 years

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A Massachusetts woman who threatened to torture the actor has been sentenced to more than four years behind bars.

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R&A set for historic vote on women members

FILE - In this July 17, 2013 file photo, the Royal and Ancient Golf Club's Chief Executive Peter Dawson listens during a press conference ahead of the British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield, Scotland. Dawson announced last month that he will retire in September 2015 as secretary of the Royal & Ancient Golf Club and chief executive of The R&A, a business division he wisely created 10 years ago. He will have served 16 years, the same tenure as the three R&A secretaries before him. What sets him apart is coping with perhaps the most challenging times in the club's 260-year history.

On the same day Scotland votes on whether to become independent, a historic sporting decision will be made inside arguably the most famous building in golf.

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Ex Rangers manager sorry for breaking wife’s trust

An emotional former Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington looks down at the podium as he makes a statement at a news conference, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, in Irving, Texas.

Former Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington says he is embarrassed for breaking the trust of his wife of 42 years.

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