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UK wife who poisoned husband is foiled by spelling mistake

LONDON A British woman who tried to kill her husband by poisoning his Christmas drink of sparkling fruit wine with anti-freeze was jailed for 15 years on Monday after being undone by a spelling mistake and a trail of text messages.

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University of North Dakota adopts 'Fighting Hawks' as new nickname

The University of North Dakota said on Wednesday it will adopt the "Fighting Hawks" as its new nickname after retiring the "Fighting Sioux," which was banned under a national college sports policy that deemed such names and symbols racially offensive.

U.S., 18 Nov 2015

Zebras escape circus, roam Philadelphia streets for about an hour

Two zebras broke free from a circus in Philadelphia on Sunday, bringing traffic to a crawl as they roamed city streets for about an hour and strolled past customers inside a fitness center, authorities said.

U.S., Environment 15 Nov 2015

Job applicant at Michigan sheriff's office arrested on sex charges

A 25-year-old man who applied for a job at a Michigan sheriff’s department was arrested after a background check revealed he was wanted in Kentucky on sexual assault charges, officials said on Friday.

U.S. 13 Nov 2015

Skate-boarding dog, runner on all fours mark World Records Day

LONDON From a dog skate-boarding through a tunnel of human legs to a man holding lit candles in his mouth, people around the world have been marking Guinness World Records Day with a range of quirky feats. | Video

12 Nov 2015

No zombie apocalypse in Wisconsin, just casket falling from a boat

MILWAUKEE Authorities said on Wednesday that a zombie apocalypse had not occurred in central Wisconsin despite the discovery of an empty casket along a rural highway over the weekend.

11 Nov 2015