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German grandmother gives birth to quadruplets at age 65

BERLIN - A 65-year-old German grandmother gave birth to quadruplets at a Berlin hospital this week, with the three boys and a girl born prematurely at 26 weeks being in good health and having a good chance of survival, German TV network RTL reported on Saturday.

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Fri, May 22 2015

Milwaukee man pronounced dead, then moves and breathes - authorities

- First responders preparing to take the body of a Milwaukee man pronounced dead to the morgue got a jolt when the man suddenly began moving and noticeably breathing, authorities said on Friday.

22 May 2015

Could another English king be buried under a car park?

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LONDON - Just three years after the extraordinary discovery of King Richard III under a car park, researchers think another medieval English monarch might be found buried beneath a parking lot and are hoping to find him.

22 May 2015

Thu, May 21 2015

Bowwow wow! Dog domestication much older than previously known

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WASHINGTON - Genetic information from a 35,000-year-old wolf bone found below a frozen cliff in Siberia is shedding new light on humankind's long relationship with dogs, showing canine domestication may have occurred earlier than previously thought.

Science, Oddly Enough 21 May 2015

Arizona woman gets 3.5 years prison for driving over non-voting husband

PHOENIX - An Arizona woman was sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison on Thursday for running over her husband with the family car because he failed to vote in the 2012 presidential election, court officials said.

21 May 2015

After 72 years, Oklahoma veteran to receive high school diploma

OKLAHOMA CITY - An Oklahoma man who dropped out of high school to fight in World War Two will receive his diploma on Thursday, an accomplishment that took 72 years to complete.

21 May 2015

German police find lamb in a Munich brothel, and rescue it

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BERLIN - German police detained a 25-year-old prostitute for keeping a three-week-old lamb named Birke as a pet in a Munich brothel, police said in a statement.

21 May 2015

'Top 10' new species includes cartwheeling spider, 'chicken from hell'

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NEW YORK - Some 18,000 species, great and small, were discovered in 2014, adding to the 2 million already known, scientists said on Thursday, as they released a "Top 10" list that highlights the diversity of life.

Science, Oddly Enough 21 May 2015

Wed, May 20 2015

Deceased councilwoman in Pittsburgh wins Democratic primary

PITTSBURGH - A councilwoman who died earlier this month easily defeated the only other candidate on the ballot for the Pennsylvania county that includes Pittsburgh, results showed on Wednesday.

20 May 2015

Stuffed tiger strapped to SUV prompts 911 call in Washington state

SEATTLE - Police in Washington state said on Wednesday they had responded to an emergency call about a Bengal tiger lounging on top of a car, but it turned out the cat was actually a big stuffed animal.

20 May 2015

Mike Huckabee shows support for reality star with flawed past

Republican Mike Huckabee, a 2016 presidential candidate, has lent his support to the star of the TLC series 19 Kids and Counting, Josh Duggar, after it was discovered that the father of 19 had sexually molested under-age girls as a teen.