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Florida dog saved after being shot, tied to railroad tracks

TAMPA, Fla. - A Florida dog was tied to railroad tracks and shot twice, but survived after police rescued the animal before she was hit by an oncoming train, authorities said.

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Hamburg residents take revenge on late-night revelers with urine-repellent paint

BERLIN - Residents of Hamburg's St. Pauli's nightclub district are getting their own back on late-night revelers who urinate on public buildings, with a new high-tech paint that sends the spray bouncing right back at them.

04 Mar 2015

German pensioner needs drill to dig for Nazi-looted Amber Room

BERLIN - A pensioner has started digging in Germany's western Ruhr region for the Amber Room, a priceless work of art looted by Nazis from the Soviet Union during World War Two and missing for 70 years, but says he needs a new drill to help him.

Germany 03 Mar 2015

Lupita Nyong'o's $150,000 Oscar gown returned by thief via TMZ

LOS ANGELES - The $150,000 Oscar gown worn by actress Lupita Nyong'o that was stolen two days ago was returned on Friday by the thief, who tipped off celebrity news site TMZ.com after learning the pearls on the dress were fake, according to officials and the website.

Entertainment, People 28 Feb 2015

Today's dialectic: Is that dress white or is it blue?

- Cyberspace was being consumed by an acute philosophical debate on Friday over a picture of a dress many claim is obviously white and gold but others argue just as trenchantly is black and blue. | Video

Tech, 27 Feb 2015

Las Vegas hospital accidentally sends miscarried fetuses to laundry

- A Las Vegas hospital accidentally sent twin miscarried fetuses wrapped in linen to a commercial laundry facility on Tuesday, officials said.

U.S., 04 Mar 2015