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Fla. expert captures alligator at Chicago lagoon

Fla. expert captures alligator at Chicago lagoon

An alligator expert from Florida has caught Chicago's elusive Chance the Snapper just 36 hours after arriving in Illinois.
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Associated Press
Divers swim with 'giant' jellyfish off coast of Cornwall

Divers swim with 'giant' jellyfish off coast of Cornwall

A jellyfish the size of a person swam with divers off the coast of Cornwall. Biologist Lizzie Daly and wildlife cinematographer Dan Abbott filmed the barrel jellyfish as part of Wild Ocean Week - an event celebrating the UK's ocean wildlife.
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Press Association
A vegan-turned-carnivore defends feeding her son on a meat-only diet

A vegan-turned-carnivore defends feeding her son on a meat-only diet

A vegan-turned-carnivore has defended not giving her toddler son any vegetables, feeding him instead the same diet of steak, organs and bone marrow that she now swears by.
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Press Association
Theresa May dances to Dancing Queen at Henley Festival

Theresa May dances to Dancing Queen at Henley Festival

Prime Minister Theresa May dances to Dancing Queen, performed by Bjorn Again, at Henley Festival. Mrs May danced on to the stage to the song during a party conference in 2018.
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Press Association
Waitrose worker signed by music manager after impromptu performance

Waitrose worker signed by music manager after impromptu performance

A Waitrose worker has been signed by the former manager of Blue after she gave him an impromptu performance with her guitar in a store in London. Music manager Dan Glatman asked Karina Ramage to sign with him "on the spot" after she played in her...
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Press Association
Sea lion pup makes its debut at Illinois zoo

Sea lion pup makes its debut at Illinois zoo

A male sea lion pup, named Charger, has made his public debut at Brookfield Zoo in Illinois.
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Associated Press
Dog chases bear out of back garden in New Jersey

Dog chases bear out of back garden in New Jersey

A backyard camera in Hewitt, New Jersey, recorded a black bear knocking over a bird feeder and eating the bird food only to be chased away by a fast-moving dog. New Jersey resident Mark Stinziano was indebted to his neighbour's dog Riley after co...
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Press Association
Mum praises 'miracle drug' that has helped extend disabled son's life

Mum praises 'miracle drug' that has helped extend disabled son's life

A mum-of-two whose baby was given just a year to live - prompting her to 'grieve for him before he had died' - has praised NHS England's decision to approve the miracle drug that is buying him extra time. Kelly Harrison's son Vinnie James, who wa...
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Press Association
Meet the woman who can 'speak' to fairies

Meet the woman who can 'speak' to fairies

A woman has opened up about how she has seen fairies and leprechauns all her life - and says their mythical magic is the secret to her age-defying looks. Whenever Flavia Peters tells people her age - 50 - they often remark how much younger than t...
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Press Association
Mom charged for driving with kids in pool atop SUV

Mom charged for driving with kids in pool atop SUV

An Illinois woman has been arrested and charged with child endangerment after police say she drove with her children in an inflatable swimming pool that was atop her vehicle.
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Associated Press
5 of the most bizarre cakes you'll ever see

5 of the most bizarre cakes you'll ever see

From burger cakes to an edible Iron Throne, these crazy cakes might look a little wacky, but the real question is, how do they taste?
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All4Women
Mum of baby with unique black 'batman' birthmark hits back at those calling the tot 'monster'

Mum of baby with unique black 'batman' birthmark hits back at those calling the tot 'monster'

A mum whose baby girl has a unique black birthmark covering most of her face in the shape of a butterfly, or batman mask, has hit back at cruel strangers who've dubbed the adorable tot "a monster who should be killed". Carol Fenner, 35, and her p...
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Press Association
Arizona standoff: car vs. cactus and cactus wins

Arizona standoff: car vs. cactus and cactus wins

Arizona authorities say a driver escaped injury when his car's windshield was pierced by the trunk of a saguaro cactus during a wreck Wednesday on the outskirts of Tucson.
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Associated Press
Chicago police confirm alligator in lagoon

Chicago police confirm alligator in lagoon

Chicago police investigators have cracked the case: A 4- to 5-foot alligator is living in a lagoon at one of the city's most popular parks.
1min
Associated Press
Woman accused of throwing snake at driver, stealing car and then crashing it

Woman accused of throwing snake at driver, stealing car and then crashing it

Police say a woman stole a vehicle after throwing a snake at the driver, then crashed through barricades set up for a pole-vaulting exhibition in South Carolina. Authorities say the suspect demanded a woman's keys and then threw a live black snake...
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Press Association
Students celebrate graduation on Alton Towers roller coaster

Students celebrate graduation on Alton Towers roller coaster

Visitor Attraction and Resort Management foundation degree students from Staffordshire University graduate at Alton Towers. It was the first graduation ceremony to take place at the resort.
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Press Association
53-year-old divorcee embarks on 'middle aged gap year'

53-year-old divorcee embarks on 'middle aged gap year'

A divorced estate agent who quit her GBP75k a year job to go on a "middle aged gap year" at 53 is proving that you are never too old to go travelling. Despite being a high earner, with her marriage ending on top of heartbreaking news that she was ...
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Press Association
The dramatic moment a gender reveal stunt goes badly wrong

The dramatic moment a gender reveal stunt goes badly wrong

Police in Australia have released footage of a gender reveal stunt that went badly wrong. A car performing 'burnouts' on a rural road on the Gold Coast suddenly bursts into flames.
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Press Association
Kids play in Detroit-area park's mud

Kids play in Detroit-area park's mud

Good clean fun meets down-and-dirty during Mud Day in a suburban Detroit park
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Associated Press
Baby giraffe takes wobbly first steps

Baby giraffe takes wobbly first steps

A baby giraffe takes her wobbly first steps days after being born at a Colorado zoo. The zoo say she is healthy, and will be named in the next 30 days.
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Press Association
Dog rescued by firefighters after getting stuck underneath patio

Dog rescued by firefighters after getting stuck underneath patio

Firefighters in California have rescued a dog who was stuck underneath a patio in Perris, California.
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Press Association
Competitors take part in Red Bull Soapbox Race as it returns to London

Competitors take part in Red Bull Soapbox Race as it returns to London

Competitors took part in the Red Bull Soapbox Race in Alexandra Park, London. The soapbox race is an international event in which amateur drivers race homemade soapbox vehicles on a downhill course.
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Press Association
Beluga calf is born at Chicago aquarium

Beluga calf is born at Chicago aquarium

A Beluga whale gives birth to a calf at Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium
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Associated Press
LGBTQ+ disability group ParaPride to march in Pride London for the first time

LGBTQ+ disability group ParaPride to march in Pride London for the first time

LGBTQ+ disability organisation ParaPride will join London's Pride parade on Saturday for the first time, a move it says is "iconic" for disabled people. The group, which formed in April 2018 and officially launched in May this year, was invited t...
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Press Association
Brain-damaged squirrel inspires the setting up of a rescue hospital

Brain-damaged squirrel inspires the setting up of a rescue hospital

An entrepreneur who tamed an injured wild squirrel and turned him into an internet sensation has opened up about the quirky rescue hospital she has set up for the bushy-tailed rodents in her home. Caitlin McConnell, 32, has nursed around 40 squirr...
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Press Association
Joey 'Jaws' Chestnut eats 71 hot dogs for win

Joey 'Jaws' Chestnut eats 71 hot dogs for win

Joey "Jaws" Chestnut ate 71 wieners and buns to secure his 12th title at the Nathan's Famous annual July Fourth hot dog eating contest Thursday in New York. Chestnut was just shy of breaking the record of 74 he set last year.
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Associated Press
Office worker quits job to become professional sword swallower

Office worker quits job to become professional sword swallower

A former office worker who ditched her "crushingly boring" job in sales to dice with death on a daily basis as a professional sword swallower, has described what she does as the "perfect unison of sex and death".
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Press Association
Woman becomes figure skater after brain bug wipes her memory

Woman becomes figure skater after brain bug wipes her memory

Vickie Harkness, 29, who forgot her wedding day and thought the year was 1860 after a brain bug wiped her memory has made a remarkable recovery - becoming a competitive figure skater, despite still only having 80% recall.
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Press Association
Grandfather gets to meet Lady Gaga after video goes viral

Grandfather gets to meet Lady Gaga after video goes viral

A 66-year-old grandfather is finally getting the chance to meet his favourite performer - Lady Gaga. Jim, from Grand Rapids, Michigan, was surprised by his granddaughter Whitney with tickets to see Gaga perform in Las Vegas in May.
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Press Association
Meet the UK's most adventurous dog

Meet the UK's most adventurous dog

An adorable pooch has been dubbed the UK's most adventurous dog by her 40,000 Instagram fans, who go barking mad for snaps of her paddleboarding, kayaking and mountain climbing.
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Press Association
Bear caught drinking from bird feeder in Pennsylvania

Bear caught drinking from bird feeder in Pennsylvania

A bear was caught climbing on to a homeowner's back porch and drinking from the hummingbird feeder in Albrightsville, Pennsylvania.
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Press Association
Robotic art fetches over $1 million at debut show

Robotic art fetches over $1 million at debut show

Art and imagination are often considered to be exclusively human traits, but now an artificially intelligent robot, named "Ai-Da" - has been coded to be create.
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Associated Press
Parents hope to make daughter's dream of walking independently come true

Parents hope to make daughter's dream of walking independently come true

A couple from Cheltenham are hoping to raise GBP100,000 for an operation to help their five-year-old daughter Amelia-Rose walk independently. Ben Walton and Tanya Cross-Walton plan to fly their daughter, Amelia-Rose, five - who has the degenerati...
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Press Association
Security guard sings along to The Charlatans at Glastonbury

Security guard sings along to The Charlatans at Glastonbury

Security guard, Kevin Cox, was caught singing along to The Charlatans at Glastonbury. The band have invited him along to one of their gigs.
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Press Association
Man with brain tumour determined to live his dream as a comedian

Man with brain tumour determined to live his dream as a comedian

A young man who has been battling an aggressive brain tumour for half of his life is now living on his wits as a stand up comic - despite having memory problems as he only has three-quarters of a brain. Twenty-one-year-old Leighton Milton has bee...
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Press Association
Bearded lady pole dancer embraces facial hair after marriage break-up

Bearded lady pole dancer embraces facial hair after marriage break-up

A super-fit pole dancer has revealed how she marked the break-up of a 15-year relationship by growing a beard, after two decades of plucking and shaving her face. Plagued by facial hair since she was just 14, Hope Schmerfeld, 38, of Oklahoma City...
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Press Association
Teenager catches falling toddler in Istanbul

Teenager catches falling toddler in Istanbul

A 17-year-old caught a two-year-old girl after she fell from a second floor window in Istanbul.
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Press Association
Disabled fashion and beauty influencer becomes Instagram sensation

Disabled fashion and beauty influencer becomes Instagram sensation

A disabled fashion and beauty influencer, who has mastered turning negatives into positives, has become an Instagram sensation, with 200,000 followers.
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Press Association
Man with dementia delights internet by remembering piece he composed decades ago

Man with dementia delights internet by remembering piece he composed decades ago

A man with dementia has won plaudits on social media after a viral video showed him playing a piece he composed decades ago.
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Press Association
Firefighters rescue ducklings with YouTube clip

Firefighters rescue ducklings with YouTube clip

Firefighters in Littleton, Colorado rescued a flock of ducklings from a storm drain Thursday. They used the sound of duck calls played from a cell phone to coax some of the little ones to safety.
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Associated Press
Firefighter rescue ducks from storm drain

Firefighter rescue ducks from storm drain

A flock of ducklings is safe after a firefighter used a recording of duck calls to coax some of them from a storm drain.
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Press Association
UK study shows seals copying human voice, singing

UK study shows seals copying human voice, singing

Gray seals can copy the sound of human words and songs, a new research by the University of St Andrews has found.
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Associated Press
Jonathan Pie creator: Johnson and Hunt don't care about the country

Jonathan Pie creator: Johnson and Hunt don't care about the country

The creator of fictitious news reporter Jonathan Pie has said Boris Johnson is "pretending to be a statesman" and can be better at playing a character than a comedian such as himself. Tom Walker, who rose to fame giving passionate rants on curren...
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Press Association
Former vegan has 'body of 25-year-old' thanks to raw meat diet

Former vegan has 'body of 25-year-old' thanks to raw meat diet

A 56-year-old former vegan says she has the "body of a 25-year-old" thanks to a diet of raw meat and organs. Wedding officiant Eva LaRoche says since becoming a "raw carnivore" two years ago she has cured her lifelong constipation.
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Press Association
Adventure-loving cuddly toy racks up air miles with his owner

Adventure-loving cuddly toy racks up air miles with his owner

An adventure-loving singleton has told how she is up to some serious monkey business - globetrotting with a cuddly toy primate, which has helped to mend her broken heart. Buddy the Travelling Monkey has amassed tens of thousands of followers on s...
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Press Association
Woman drives car into pool in Missouri

Woman drives car into pool in Missouri

Authorities say a 93-year-old woman headed to a water exercise class drove her car into an indoor pool in central Missouri on Tuesday.
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Associated Press
Woman finds dream job earning almost GBP8,000 a month making jingles

Woman finds dream job earning almost GBP8,000 a month making jingles

A 28-year-old woman from Gloucestershire went from minimum wage to earning almost GBP8,000 a month making TV jingles.
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Press Association
Italian Job scene recreated to mark 50th anniversary of the film's release

Italian Job scene recreated to mark 50th anniversary of the film's release

A stunt team have recreated a scene from the Italian Job as part of a celebration of the film's 50th anniversary at the Mini plant in Oxford.
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Press Association