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  1. Odor diverts Philadelphia-bound flight to North CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | ABC News 4 Charleston

    A Frontier Airlines jetliner has arrived in Philadelphia nine hours after an odor forced it to land in North Carolina. Flight 1674 landed around 5 a.m. Thursday. 4 comments

  2. Texas man shoots himself in leg after mistaking handgun for flashlightRead the original story

    27 min ago | ABC 33/40

    A man was injured in Titus County, Texas, near Dallas, when he accidentally shot himself in the leg after grabbing a handgun he thought to be a flashlight. According to Texas Parks and Wildlife game wardens, the man was preparing for deer season on his hunting lease around 9 p.m. on Aug. 5. When driving his ATV back to the house, a battery on the seat next to him fell to the floor.


  3. Houston-area man arrested for trying to sell alligator onlineRead the original story

    29 min ago | ABC 33/40

    Game wardens with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department arrested a man who tried to sell an alligator online last month. TPWD says on July 22, wardens in Harris County found a posting on the selling app OfferUp for a "toy" alligator.


  4. Fishermen land 12-foot shark in Florida's Pensacola BayRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | ABC 33/40

    Jack Moran told Channel 3 News he, his wife, and his friend David Smith caught a 12-foot tiger shark at Fort Pickens in Pensacola, Florida, on Friday. Moran said it took them roughly 90 minutes to land the shark and safely release it after they "snapped a few pictures, of course."


  5. Colombian city urges a break from sex to fight heat wave newRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | ABC 33/40

    Health officials in one Colombian coastal city have a controversial recommendation for residents trying to stay cool during an intense heat wave: Take a break from sex. Santa Marta city health secretary Julio Salas sparked a mix of laughter and disbelief this week when he urged residents of the Caribbean tourist mecca to refrain from sex during the day as part of a list of recommendations, such as staying hydrated and wearing loose clothing to prevent overheating.


  6. When to see a doctor about that weird chest tightnessRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | MSN Living

    When you suddenly experience chest tightness, it's easy to jump to the most extreme conclusion: This is it, you're having a heart attack . But there are plenty of conditions that can make it feel like an elephant's sitting on your chest, some of which are as serious as a heart attack while others are nowhere near that dire.


  7. Weird, wacky fair foodRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    Chocolate-banana steak eclairs, pickle ice cream, fried frog legs and s'more fried chicken sandwiches are among the crazy gastronomic concoctions that will be served up at the Canadian National Exhibition when it opens in Toronto on Friday. The annual summer carnival is known for its wacky foods and the selection for this year's event that was unveiled Wednesday is proving to be no different.


  8. 'Are you taking the hiss?' Taxi drivers warned after passenger claims he left snake in bootRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    Cabbies are used to coming across phones, wallets and keys in their cars - but being asked if you've seen a Cobra writhing about is something different entirely. Taxi drivers are no strangers to finding all kinds of weird and wonderful things in their cars left behind by customers.


  9. What are those weird 'blue buttons' washing up in Destin?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Northwest Florida Daily News

    Little blue creatures resembling jellyfish have begun to wash up on local beaches, but officials say it's not exactly a marine alien invasion.


  10. Delta Hiring More Than 1,000 Flight AttendantsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CBS Local

    To be a delta flight attendant, you have to be at least 21-years old, have a high school degree or GED, be fluent in English, and be able to work in the U.S.


  11. From Cabin To Contemporary: Famous Dave's New LookRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CBS Local

    Twin Cities-based Famous Dave's has been in a free-fall: Six CEOS over the last six years. But closing a bunch of money-losing locations and making some drastic changes at a north suburban test restaurant appears to be paying off.


  12. WWE Insiders Pick SummerSlamRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CBS Local

    For WWE, this year's SummerSlam is made up of four R's: Ronda Rousey and Roman Reigns. One is a newcomer who set sports entertainment on fire since stepping out of the octagon and into the wrestling ring.


  13. VIDEO: Woman plunges BMW into car dealership while taking test driveRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    The woman was test driving a BMW X1 and the first thing she ended up testing out was the vehicle's airbags. Surveillance footage shows the BMW smashing through the glass front doors of the car dealership's showroom before crushing a counter and ramming into a wall while people scatter out of the way.


  14. Machete Woman Unfit For Trial, Judge RulesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Smoking Gun

    AUGUST 16--The Montana resident charged with breaking into her ex-boyfriend's house and forcing him to have sex with her at machete-point has been found unfit for trial and her criminal case is on hold while she receives treatment at a state hospital, according to court records. Samantha Mears, 19, was arrested in late-June and charged with a pair of felonies in connection with the bizarre incident at her former beau's Great Falls home.


  15. What next for football's 'weird' social media craze?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WICU12 Erie

    ... ways, embracing eccentricity like an elderly British aristocrat living on a diet of stout and double cream. Weird has become the new normal. Frequently surreal, often funny, some unveilings resemble home movies or graphics hurriedly put together by ...


  16. There's something strange happening there': Kentville diver making...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Nova News Now

    ... the one that perhaps fits the nicest. He recognizes that "there's something strange happening there" and "there's a weird vibe" to the place. He bases this statement on inexplicable, anomalous equipment malfunctions he has experienced exclusively on ...


  17. A drug's weird side effect lets people control their dreamsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | New Scientist

    Have you ever wanted to fly? A drug that helps people control their dreams could let you try it from the comfort of your own bed. A small number of people naturally have lucid dreams , meaning they can recognise when they're dreaming and steer the storyline they experience.


  18. What to Do When Your New BFF Turns Out to Be a Scam ArtistRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | FindLaw

    ... to FindLaw Newsletters ! Enjoy this post? Find it helpful? Let us know by sharing it with your friends... Legally Weird delves into the world of strange legal happenings, odd laws and legal curiosities of all types . Have a comment or tip? Write to ...


  19. Burger King tweeted something super weirdRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | MSN Living

    ... past, we've seen fast food companies use Twitter to remind the public of their existence, with rap battles and other weird repartees taking place , so it's no surprise that Wendy's was summoned. We've reached out to Burger King about the strange ...


  20. Restaurant owners threatened after changing French friesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

    Bolley's Famous Franks, a hot dog restaurant in Waterville, Maine, recently changed the shape of its French fries from crinkle-cut to straight-cut. Some customers, irate over the change, became rude and abusive toward the owners. 2 comments