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Parachutist rescued from Missouri radio tower

- A man's plan to leap from a Missouri radio tower south of St. Louis went awry when his parachute got stuck on a supporting wire, leaving him suspended 155 feet above the ground, a fire official said on Friday.

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Britain's 'Naked Rambler' loses legal battle to reveal all

STRASBOURG France - A British man who has spent a total of seven years in jail for going naked in public lost his legal battle to wear no clothes on Tuesday as Europe's human rights court told him he must respect the feelings of others.

28 Oct 2014

Florida man shoots 400-pound bear breaking into his house

ORLANDO Fla. - A Florida man shot and killed a 400-pound (180-kg) black bear after it broke into his house two nights in a row to get to a bag of dog food, a state wildlife officer said on Friday.

24 Oct 2014

Thousands raised to buy car for Pennsylvania sniper's lookalike

EAST STROUDSBURG Pa. - Jim Tully's hours-long walks to and from work in the Pocono Mountains, where he has been repeatedly stopped by police in a case of mistaken identity in the manhunt for a Pennsylvania cop killer, may be coming to an end.

24 Oct 2014

Romanian princess, husband sentenced for Oregon cockfighting ring

PORTLAND Ore. - A princess fifth in line for the Romanian throne and her husband who admitted running a cockfighting ring in rural Oregon have both sentenced to probation and ordered to forfeit $200,000 from the sale of the property, federal prosecutors said on Thursday.

23 Oct 2014

Woman who gouged her eyes in California sues over viral photo

LOS ANGELES - A nurse at a Los Angeles hospital took a photo of a woman who gouged out her own eyes with pencils, and the patient sued the hospital and its administrators after the picture went viral on the Internet, her attorney said on Wednesday.

22 Oct 2014