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pizza

Switzerland cracks down on ‘cheap’ pizza

Frugal pizza lovers have had their hopes of cheaper pizza dashed.

subway

Commuters, put your pants on!

Subway officials have their knickers in a twist over a planned "no pants" stunt.

doctors

Botox bandit is a smooth crook

A San Francisco plastic surgeon says a man has skipped on up to six-grand worth of treatments.

arrest

Police: Florida man takes baby to burglary

Police say the suspect set his 5-month-old son down while he pulled a knife on the homeowner.

cowboy

Cowboy hat could be official headgear of Texas

While official state mottoes, birds, flowers, and trees are common, Texas would be the first with an official hat.

alcohol

She doesn’t want to be the ‘most popular girl in rehab’

A New Mexico woman is suing a novelty products maker over a flask that includes her likeness.

sasquatch

Have you heard the one about the Arizona sasquatch?

Transportation officials say there's no mystery about the image of several dark objects taken by a traffic camera.

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Discarded Christmas trees a tasty treat for goats

Christmas trees can be enjoyed long after they are discarded by a family.

seinfeld

At med school, ‘Seinfeld’ about more than nothing

"Seinfeld" may have been a show about nothing, but a psychiatry professor is using it for much more than that.

Golf Cart

Golf cart driver gets DUI after slow chase

A young man led police on a slow-speed highway chase in a golf cart from the Rose Bowl before being arrested.

Dog

Missing puppy heads home after 2,400-mile road trip

A puppy called Penny could be reunited with her owners after she went on a nearly 2,400-mile road trip that took her to an Iowa truck stop and a Pennsylvania pet hospital.

socks

2014: The year’s weirdest stories

From family pets behaving badly to stupid criminals, 2014 was full of the strange and silly.

toilet

Tell-tale TP foils pizza shop robber

Police say a would-be thief used his own toilet paper to write a robbery demand note.

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Brady full practice participant despite cold, ankle problem

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady listens to a question during a news conference Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, in Chandler, Ariz. The Patriots play the Seattle Seahawks in NFL football Super Bowl XLIX Sunday, Feb. 1, in Phoenix.

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman laughed when told the news and said, “his arm doesn’t have a cold.”

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Un-Friendly: US fades in 3-2 loss at Chile, extends winless streak to 5

United States soccer head coach Jurgen Klinsmann waits as he is introduced during a press conference in East Hartford, Conn. Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. The U.S. will host Ecuador in a friendly soccer match on Friday.

U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann unveiled a 3-5-2 formation in his team's 2015 opener, but the Americans once again were tripped up by their habit of fading in the second half.

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Lawmaker again takes aim at NFL tax status

House Judiciary Committee member Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah questions acting Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, during the committee's hearing on oversight of the Secret Service.

Days before the Super Bowl, a Utah lawmaker is again sponsoring a bill that would punt the tax exemption for professional sports leagues.

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Mayweather and Pacquiao exchange phone numbers at Heat game

FILE - In this combination of file photos, U.S. boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr., left, prepares to spar at a gym in east London on May 22, 2009, and Manny Pacquiao, right, of the Philippines, weighs in for the junior welterweight boxing match against British boxer Ricky Hatton, May 1, 2009, in Las Vegas. The March 13 , 2010 megafight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been thrown into jeopardy. Mayweather's camp is demanding the fighters submit to Olympic-type drug testing in the weeks leading up to the bout. Leonard Ellerbe, Mayweather's manager, says the fight will not go on if Pacquiao doesn't agree to blood testing under standards followed by the United States Anti-Doping Agency.

Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao have finally met — in person. And now talks might get serious about them meeting in the ring.

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Woman convicted of stalking ‘Orange is the New Black’ star

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Jeanine Heller, who has been stalking the actress for months, has been sentenced to 45 days behind bars.

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