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Baby sloth gets slow, but loving, care from mother

Baby sloth gets slow, but loving, care from mother

A newborn sloth at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado Springs is getting a loving, but slow, welcome to the world from its mother. The zoo says the two-toed sloth was born May 14 to a sloth named Chalupa, who is a first-time mom.
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Associated Press
Grumpy Cat: Internet sensation dies aged seven

Grumpy Cat: Internet sensation dies aged seven

Grumpy Cat, the internet sensation, has died aged seven. Her owners said she died peacefully after complications from a urinary tract infection. Real name Tardar Sauce, Grumpy Cat rose to fame after her first photos went online in 2012. Her sourp...
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Press Association
Internet sensation Grumpy Cat dies at age 7

Internet sensation Grumpy Cat dies at age 7

Grumpy Cat, whose sourpuss demeanor became an internet sensation, has died at age 7. The famous feline had millions of social media followers and her owners say she helped "people smile all around the world."
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Associated Press
Young mum has such severe post-natal depression she fears her toddler will kill her baby

Young mum has such severe post-natal depression she fears her toddler will kill her baby

A young mum has bravely confessed to having post-natal depression so severe that, consumed by irrational anxiety, she feared her toddler might kill her baby, that strangers would snatch her from her pram, or that she would harm her own children.
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Press Association
Talking Trump-on-toilet robot coming to UK for state visit

Talking Trump-on-toilet robot coming to UK for state visit

A giant robot of Donald Trump sitting on a gold toilet is on its way to the UK after being shipped from China for protests against the US president's state visit.
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Press Association
Window cleaning platform swings out of control at top of skyscraper

Window cleaning platform swings out of control at top of skyscraper

A window cleaning platform carrying two workers began swinging wildly out of control at the top of a skyscraper. Oklahoma City Fire Department shared video of the platform at the top of Devon Tower in Oklahoma City.
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Press Association
At $75 a cup, "World's Most Expensive Coffee"

At $75 a cup, "World's Most Expensive Coffee"

A California coffee chain is serving an ultra rare, award-winning Panamanian coffee at $75 a cup. It's said to be the most expensive coffee in the world.
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Associated Press
Injured tortoise gets custom wheelchair just like his dog pal

Injured tortoise gets custom wheelchair just like his dog pal

A tortoise is back on the move with a custom wheelchair after being run over by a digger in Florida, which left him with his back legs paralysed.
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Press Association
Fire fighters save cat stuck up extremely high tree

Fire fighters save cat stuck up extremely high tree

Fire fighters save a cat stuck up an extremely high tree in California. The body-cam footage from the firefighter of the Porterville Fire Department show the cat falling from the tree safely into their blanket below.
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Press Association
Mum-of-two driven to brink of suicide finds strength in women's pro-wrestling dream

Mum-of-two driven to brink of suicide finds strength in women's pro-wrestling dream

A mum-of-two who was driven to the brink of suicide by a terrifying mental breakdown has told how women's pro-wrestling has helped restore her health and her happiness.
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Press Association
Cute baby kangaroo gets impatient as she waits for her milk

Cute baby kangaroo gets impatient as she waits for her milk

Sasha is one of the roos at the Kangaroo Sanctuary in Alice Springs, Australia, and it seems she cannot wait to get hold of her milk.
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Press Association
It's a boy: Endangered gorilla born at Chicago zoo

It's a boy: Endangered gorilla born at Chicago zoo

Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo welcomed an endangered Western Lowland Gorilla born on Mother's Day to 22-year-old mom Rollie. The newest addition, a male, has yet to be weighed, measured or named.
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Associated Press
Utah zoo's polar bear chills out with ice cubes

Utah zoo's polar bear chills out with ice cubes

A polar bear at Utah's Hogle Zoo got a treat on a hot day last week. Nora got a chance to roll around and munch on ice cubes.
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Associated Press
Arizona police called to a loose emu roaming the streets

Arizona police called to a loose emu roaming the streets

Police in Arizona have returned an emu back to its owner after the bird was found wandering the area.
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Press Association
Theresa May and Donald Trump star in annual sand art display

Theresa May and Donald Trump star in annual sand art display

Politically-themed sculptures have taken pride of place at this year's Weston Sand Sculpture Festival.
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Press Association
Crowd cheers on young Spurs fan with Down's syndrome after online trolling

Crowd cheers on young Spurs fan with Down's syndrome after online trolling

Courtesy: Neil Markham. Footage of Spurs fan Ella Markham dancing at the club's stadium with hundreds cheering her on after a social media video of her dancing was trolled. Ella also met Tottenham captain Harry Kane after the match.
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Press Association
Quick-thinking school bus driver stops pupil stepping in front of car

Quick-thinking school bus driver stops pupil stepping in front of car

Courtesy of Norwich City School District. A quick-thinking school bus driver stops a pupil from stepping out in front of an undertaking car in Norwich, USA. Samantha Call grabbed the boy's coat to stop him being hit.
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Press Association
Two-toed sloth born at London Zoo

Two-toed sloth born at London Zoo

Courtesy of the Zoological Society of London. ZSL London Zoo is celebrating the birth of a baby two-toed sloth named Elio. Zookeepers are yet to learn the baby's gender. Mute audio.
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Press Association
Mum-of-three speaks of ordeal after 'super-fit' husband suffers stroke

Mum-of-three speaks of ordeal after 'super-fit' husband suffers stroke

A mum-of-three has spoken candidly of her family's terrifying ordeal, when her super-fit husband suffered a life-threatening stroke and had the left side of his skull removed to relieve deadly pressure on his brain. Jo Smith found husband Geoff,...
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Press Association
Baby giraffe gets therapeutic shoes to help walk

Baby giraffe gets therapeutic shoes to help walk

A baby giraffe in Seattle has a new pair of custom made shoes designed to try to correct a problem with two of his legs. A veterinarian at the zoo says the calf suffers from a condition known as hyperextended fetlocks.
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Associated Press
Meet the cat that guards the Hagia Sophia

Meet the cat that guards the Hagia Sophia

Gli is a cross-eyed adorable cat that has been living in Hagia Sophia for the past 15 years. The Hagia Sophia is more than 2,000 years old and is one of the most extraordinary structures ever built. It has been a temple, church, mosque and museum.
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TRT World
Dancing Spurs fan celebrates reaching Champions League final

Dancing Spurs fan celebrates reaching Champions League final

A Spurs fan with Down's syndrome who was cruelly mocked by online trolls was overjoyed as the side reached the Champions League final in dramatic fashion.
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Press Association
Woman forced to pay GBP250 after her goats were kidnapped

Woman forced to pay GBP250 after her goats were kidnapped

An animal lover has told how she found herself at the centre of a terrifying ransom plot, after a gang of robbers kidnapped her three pet pygmy goats and demanded GBP250 for their safe return.
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Press Association
Crowds gather in Brussels to watch Tram bowling championships

Crowds gather in Brussels to watch Tram bowling championships

A tram bowling championship took place in Brussels to mark 150 years of the mode of transport. The game that involved trams hitting a ball into inflatable pins was part of the European Tram Driver Championship.
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Press Association
Wisconsin students make disabled cat new legs

Wisconsin students make disabled cat new legs

Tabby cat gets new back legs, with the help of some University of Wisconsin-Madison students and a 3-D printer.
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Associated Press
Star Wars fans get ready for May the Fourth celebrations

Star Wars fans get ready for May the Fourth celebrations

Star Wars fans are starting to arrive in their numbers to the May the Fourth festivals, which are being held in Donegal and Kerry.
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Press Association
Deadly brain infection saw student admitted to a psychiatric hospital

Deadly brain infection saw student admitted to a psychiatric hospital

A student admitted to psychiatric hospital as medics thought she was having a breakdown told how tests revealed she actually had a deadly brain infection.
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Press Association
Dumpster diving mother saves thousands turning trash into treasure

Dumpster diving mother saves thousands turning trash into treasure

A mum who sees herself as a Spider-Man of trash because of her sixth sense for turning it into treasure told how she has found everything from designer clothes to iPads and coffee machines worth thousands of pounds - in dumpsters.
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Press Association
Harry Kane invites dancing girl with Down's Syndrome to be Tottenham's mascot after she was targeted

Harry Kane invites dancing girl with Down's Syndrome to be Tottenham's mascot after she was targeted

Neil Markham posted a video on Twitter of his daughter Ella, who has Down's syndrome, dancing after going to a Tottenham Hotspur game and she was then targeted by online trolls. Harry Kane has now sent a video thanking her for her support and invi...
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Press Association
Seagull blocks London traffic camera

Seagull blocks London traffic camera

Courtesy: TFL. A seagull that blocks a traffic camera in London has become an internet hit. A video posted on the Transport for London Traffic News shows the seagull staring into the camera covering Bruswick Road.
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Press Association
Norway fisherman removes harness from whale

Norway fisherman removes harness from whale

A beluga whale found with a tight harness that appeared to be Russian made has raised the alarm of Norwegian officials and prompted speculation that the animal may have escaped from a Russian military facility.
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Associated Press
Woman who fell 30ft from cliff finds comfort in ice swimming

Woman who fell 30ft from cliff finds comfort in ice swimming

An illustrator who battled a legacy of fear after a terrifying 30ft fall while rock climbing, which saw her crash into a cliff and break her back, has found an extraordinary antidote to the distress blighting her life - swimming in ice cold lakes....
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Press Association
Storm Hannah: Panda-monium in Cardiff

Storm Hannah: Panda-monium in Cardiff

A panda tent blows through the streets of Roath, Cardiff, during Storm Hannah.
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Press Association
Nursing cat adopts orphaned baby squirrels

Nursing cat adopts orphaned baby squirrels

In Crimea, a cat has "adopted" four orphaned baby squirrels and is raising them as her own alongside her new kittens.
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Associated Press
Volunteer firefighter rescues pilot from tree

Volunteer firefighter rescues pilot from tree

A pilot who was trying to crash-land this week in an Idaho field instead brought his small plane to rest at the top of a tree.
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Press Association
Californian bear breaks into car in South Lake Tahoe

Californian bear breaks into car in South Lake Tahoe

Watch the moment a bear breaks into a car whilst roaming around in South Lake Tahoe, California.
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Press Association
Couple quit their jobs to embrace the boat life

Couple quit their jobs to embrace the boat life

Inspired by a popular TV show, a professional middle aged couple have quit their jobs, sold their GBP300,000 house and swapped life in the fast line for a slower paced existence, averaging 2-4mph aboard a canal boat.
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Press Association
Large polar bear gets checkup at Illinois zoo

Large polar bear gets checkup at Illinois zoo

Veterinary staff performed a medical exam on a polar bear this week at an Illinois zoo. They also extracted semen to help sustain the population of the bears, which are threatened in the wild.
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Associated Press
Bear uses cloth to wash face at safari park

Bear uses cloth to wash face at safari park

A North American black bear uses a cloth to wash it's face at Woburn Safari Park.The bear, Indiana, finds the piece of material and and starts to use it as a flannel.
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Press Association
Little boy has surprise kickabout with Willian outside Stamford Bridge

Little boy has surprise kickabout with Willian outside Stamford Bridge

A schoolboy was stunned when Willian joined him for a kickabout outside Stamford Bridge. The Chelsea footballer played keepy-ups with Bernie McGee, 11, outside the team's hotel.
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Press Association
Cat adopts baby squirrels in Crimea

Cat adopts baby squirrels in Crimea

A cat in the Crimean town of Bakhchysarai has adopted a number of orphaned squirrels. The family now sleep together, follow each other around, climb and even fight over milk.
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Woman abandons mainland life to become professional huntress

Woman abandons mainland life to become professional huntress

A wildlife conservationist living on a remote Hebridean island with a population of just 22 people has told how she abandoned life on the mainland and a burgeoning career in journalism to become a professional huntress. Attending an inner-city hi...
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Press Association
Police dog stuck by porcupine during pursuit

Police dog stuck by porcupine during pursuit

An Oregon sheriff's police dog got into a prickly situation while chasing a suspect. The dog named Odin encountered a porcupine and got 200 quills stuck in its face. Odin had the quills removed and is recovering.
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Associated Press
3-year-old wins annual bulldog beauty contest

3-year-old wins annual bulldog beauty contest

A 3-year-old pet named Beau has won the 2019 Beautiful Bulldog Contest at Drake University in Iowa.
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Associated Press
Florida fire crew rescues ducklings from drain

Florida fire crew rescues ducklings from drain

Florida firefighters rescue eight ducklings from a storm drain and return them to their concerned mother.
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Associated Press
Californian fire service rescue 10 ducklings from a storm drain

Californian fire service rescue 10 ducklings from a storm drain

Alameda County Fire department in California rescue 10 ducklings trapped in a storm drain at the weekend. The ducklings were released in a nearby creek and reunited with their mother.
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Press Association
Officer corrals donkey on Chicago-area interstate

Officer corrals donkey on Chicago-area interstate

Body camera video captured a sheriff's officer corralling a donkey after it wandered onto a busy highway near Chicago
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Associated Press
Scientists restore activity in dead pig brains

Scientists restore activity in dead pig brains

Scientists restored some activity within the brains of pigs that had been slaughtered hours before, raising hopes for some medical advances and questions about the definition of death.
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Associated Press