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Australian car chase ends in Indian Ocean

PERTH, Australia - A car chase in western Australian ended in the choppy waters of the Indian Ocean when a stolen car suspect drove the vehicle into the water to avoid the police. | Video

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Tue, Oct 6 2015

Police rescue Kentucky store owner from large python

- The owner of a Kentucky reptile store had to be rescued by police after a 20-foot-long (6-meter) python weighing up to 125 pounds (57 kg) wrapped around him, authorities said.

06 Oct 2015

Flocks of sheep take over London's Savile Row


London's Savile Row, home to Britain's top tailors, was turned into a grazing meadow on Monday, with a flock of sheep filling the street to help raise awareness of the wool industry. | Video

06 Oct 2015

Mon, Oct 5 2015

Montana hunter fends off grizzly by sticking arm into its throat

- A hunter tracking elk in the Montana mountains said he fended off an attacking grizzly bear by shoving his arm into its throat to induce a gag reflex that would frighten it away, according to state wildlife managers.

05 Oct 2015

Fri, Oct 2 2015

Canada politician mistakes Bank of England governor for actor


OTTAWA - One of the world's most famous central bank chiefs, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney, briefly became the late American actor Art Carney during a Canadian election debate on Friday.

02 Oct 2015

Dozing baseball fan's $10 million ESPN lawsuit is thrown out

NEW YORK - A New York state judge has thrown out a baseball fan's $10 million defamation lawsuit claiming that ESPN announcers poked fun at him after he dozed off during a New York Yankees game against the Boston Red Sox.

Oddly Enough, Sports 02 Oct 2015

Thu, Oct 1 2015

Ozzie the eagle dead after live-streamed lovers duel in Florida


ORLANDO, Fla. - A love triangle between bald eagles that played out before thousands of fans on a live webcam has ended badly in Florida with the death of Ozzie, longtime mate of Harriet, according to a Florida wildlife clinic.

01 Oct 2015

Ouch! Thirsty leopard gets head stuck in metal water pot

Rajasthan, India - Forest officials in the northern Indian state of Rajasthan were forced to tranquilize a thirsty leopard after the animal's head got caught in a metal water pot. | Video

01 Oct 2015

Wed, Sep 30 2015

Wisconsin refutes hoax that lawn ornaments counted in state deer tally


MILWAUKEE - Wisconsin wildlife officials have taken to social media to refute a hoax letter that suggested they had mistakenly added deer lawn ornaments to the last two annual statewide deer tallies.

Mon, Sep 28 2015

Belgian scientists look for biofuel clues in panda poo


BRUGELETTE, Belgium - Belgian researchers are examining the excrement of giant pandas to try to understand how they can digest tough bamboo, hoping for clues on how to develop new generations of biofuel.

Science, Oddly Enough 28 Sep 2015