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In this Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, photo provided by the Belleville Fire Department,  a man is rescued from deep mud after he became stuck while trying to reach his pet parrot at Bicentennial Park in Belleville, Ill. Fire Chief Tom Pour says the mud from a lake being dredged was like quicksand. Neither the man nor the bird was injured. (Tom Pour/Belleville Fire Department via AP)
Man rescued from mud with parrot perched on his shouldersFirefighters had to rescue a southwestern Illinois man from deep mud after he became stuck while trying to reach his pet parrot
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Man donates to firefighter drive, leaves wedding ring behindMan donating to fire department's muscular dystrophy drive accidentally drops his wedding ring into firefighter's boot
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Rhode Island alone celebrates Victory Day, debate lingersRhode Island is marking the end of World War II as a state holiday, although it remains the only state in the U.S. to do so
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In this image provided by the Massachusetts State Police, Trooper Corey Brown tends to a Doberman pinscher after a successful effort to lure the dog off the highway with a stuffed teddy bear, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, along Interstate 291 in Springfield, Mass. The dog has been returned, unharmed, to the owner, who lives near the highway. (Massachusetts State Police via AP)
Dog running on interstate can't resist lure of stuffed teddyA dog could not resist being lured away from a busy Massachusetts highway by a teddy bear
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Residents split in goose dispute in Long Island villageResidents of a Long Island village are divided over what to do about a glut of goose droppings around town
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This Thursday, Aug. 10, 2018 photo provided by the Boulder, Colo., Police Department shows a mountain lion next to a couch inside a home. Police say the homeowner returned Thursday night and found the mountain lion inside. It appeared that it had pushed through a screen and couldn’t get back out. (Boulder Police Department via AP)
Mountain lion breaks into Colorado home, kills house catA mountain lion that became trapped inside a Colorado home killed a house cat before police and wildlife officers were able to scare it out
The Associated Press3 days ago
Officers seize 3 king cobras, 300 other reptiles from homeState wildlife officers have seized three king cobras among the more than 300 reptiles kept in a New York home
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Indian lawmaker Naramalli Sivaprasa stands dressed like Adolf Hitler outside the Indian parliament building in New Delhi, India, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. Sivaprasa appeared in Parliament dressed like Hitler with a toothbrush moustache and wearing a khaki coat with swastika symbols on his pocket and arm. His demand: More funds for the development of his state in southern India. He said he wanted to send a message to Prime Minister Narendra Modi not to follow Hitler. (AP Photo)
India lawmaker dresses as Hitler to criticize prime ministerAn Indian lawmaker has appeared in Parliament dressed like Adolf Hitler with a toothbrush moustache and wearing a khaki coat with swastika symbols on his pocket and arm
The Associated Press3 days ago
FILE - In this Aug. 5, 2015 file photo, executive producer Tim Draper participates in the "Startup U" panel at the Disney/ABC Summer TCA Tour at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Draper, the billionaire behind a proposal to split California in three says he's giving up on the effort after the state Supreme Court knocked it off the Nov. 2018 ballot. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
Billionaire drops quest to split California into 3 partsThe billionaire behind a proposal to split California in three says he's giving up on the effort after the state Supreme Court knocked it off the November ballot
The Associated Press4 days ago
FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2016 file photo, Franklin Graham, president and CEO of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, addresses a crowd gathered in front of the Virginia State Capitol with his "Decision 2016" tour. The evangelist Graham recently asked thousands of people at an Oregon rally to pray for the state's Democratic governor, saying she should be a Christian. Yoga and meditation suit Gov. Kate Brown just fine, she told reporters Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, when asked if she follows a certain faith. (Bob Brown/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP)
Evangelist seeks prayer for yoga-practicing Oregon governorThe evangelist Franklin Graham recently asked thousands of people at an Oregon rally to pray for the state's Democratic governor, saying she should be a Christian
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A statue of the comic strip character Archie sits on a park bench, created by sculptor Valery Mahuchy, as it was unveiled in Community Park, Meredith, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, as part of the town's 250th anniversary celebration. Archie illustrator Bob Montana lived in Meredith for 35 years and worked many local residents and scenes into the comic strip until his death in 1975 at age 54. Posing with the statue are Montana's children, Paige, Donald, Raymond, and Lynn. (Tom Caldwell/Laconia Daily Sun via AP)
Bronze Archie statue honors artist for hometown anniversaryA life-size bronze statue of a red-haired, freckle-faced Archie is greeting visitors at a New Hampshire town in honor of a local man who drew the comic book character and his group of wholesome teenage friends
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School demolition crews unearth 124-year-old time capsuleConstruction crews tearing down a former middle school in Massachusetts unearth a 124-year-old time capsule
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