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Three times lucky as Kerry swaps crutches for Kennedy clan cane

KUALA LUMPUR - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday swapped the crutches he has been on since breaking his leg in a cycling accident in May for a silver-handled cane that served successive members of the Kennedy clan, including former president John Kennedy and his father Joseph.

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Texas man shoots armadillo, gets hit in face by bullet ricochet

DALLAS - An East Texas man was wounded after he fired a gun at an armadillo in his yard and the bullet ricocheted back to hit him in his face, the county sheriff said on Friday.

31 Jul 2015

Wild turkey sparks hunt for angry bird at University of Michigan

DETROIT - A wild turkey is ruffling feathers at the University of Michigan, chasing pedestrians and cyclists, sneaking into dorms and even causing traffic delays by lying down in the middle of streets.

U.S., 30 Jul 2015

Ohio man must spend two days in jail for petting zoo cougars

CLEVELAND - An Ohio man who posted a video of himself petting cougars at a Columbus zoo appealed no contest to a trespassing charge on Wednesday and has to spend two days in jail and pay more than $200 in fines, court documents said.

U.S. 29 Jul 2015

Fugitive-turned-actor arrested after U.S. Marshals read film write-up

SEATTLE - A fugitive bank-robber-turned-actor has been arrested in Washington state after U.S. agents spotted his picture in a newspaper article about a low-budget horror film in which he plays an evil doctor, an official said on Monday.

27 Jul 2015

Stowaway cat 'Lucky' to be alive in sunken boat

PHOENIX - A brown and black shorthair cat now named "Lucky" is one fortunate feline after managing to survive while trapped under water for at least an hour inside a sunken powerboat in Arizona.

30 Jul 2015