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Cat still roaming around Manitoba with head stuck in bird feeder

BRANDON, Man. – Rescuers hoping to help a Manitoba cat with a bird feeder on its head say the beleaguered animal has been seen again, but continues to elude them. 281 more words


U.S. toddler crashes car, runs home to watch cartoons

MYRTLE CREEK, Ore. – Police say a toddler crashed a Jeep into a home, then ran back to his home to watch cartoons.

Authorities say the 3-year-old boy who was wearing only a diaper climbed into the Jeep Tuesday evening and knocked it out of gear. 59 more words


Lifetime drops reality TV show on Texas mortuary after owners charged with corpse abuse

FORT WORTH, Texas – The Lifetime TV network says it dropped a reality show about a Texas mortuary after eight decaying bodies were found at the facility and the co-owners were charged with corpse abuse. 92 more words


Device delivers shock to help break bad habits

For some, self-discipline is synonymous with punishment, and for those people, there is Pavlok, a new wearable device that delivers electric shocks to its wearer. The tracker joins a host of other wearables that aim to correct unwanted behaviors, if a bit more gently. 347 more words


Video: Woman plucks, eats bird on Montreal subway

Police are investigating after an Inuk woman was filmed plucking and eating a bird on a Montreal metro train.

Footage of the incident was uploaded to YouTube July 2, and was brought to the attention of police earlier this week. 139 more words


'Creepy' doorstep dolls intended cheer, not chill

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. – They sent a creepy feeling through several Southern California families, but authorities say the person who left porcelain dolls on doorsteps didn’t mean any harm. 111 more words


B.C. man donates $1.4-million luxury home to cancer research

It’s not every day the B.C. Cancer Foundation receives a $1.4 million donation in the form of a house.

“This is quite unique,” said Lou del Gobbo, the foundation’s vice president and chief financial officer. 519 more words