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at 20:20 on August 29, 2014, EDT.

Slice of cake from 1981 wedding of Prince Charles and Princess Diana auctioned for $1,375

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - A 33-year-old slice of cake from Prince Charles and Princess Diana's 1981 wedding has sold at auction for $1,375.

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at 08:08 on August 29, 2014, EDT.

Austrian police break down door, wake man at gunpoint - but oops, wrong apartment!

VIENNA - The drug bust was perfectly planned. Unfortunately, Austrian police broke down the wrong door.

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at 09:51 on August 28, 2014, EDT.

Once a woolly wanderer, Shaun the Aussie sheep shorn smooth, but alas, wasn't shaggiest of all

SYDNEY - Shaun the shaggy Australian sheep has at last been shorn smooth. But the woolly wanderer wasn't the wooliest of them all.

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at 14:22 on August 26, 2014, EDT.

Some in Crested Butte not up for 'Whatever' - Bud Light plan to take over town for ad campaign

DENVER - Some people in normally laid back Crested Butte, Colorado, are not up for "Whatever" — a secretive Bud Light plan to paint their mountain town blue and turn it into a fantasy town for an ad campaign.

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at 19:26 on August 22, 2014, EDT.

Maryland ban on grain alcohol hurts violin makers; they say it made a good varnish

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Binge drinkers and frat boys aren't the only ones despairing over Maryland's new ban on grain alcohol: Violin makers who used the liquor to make varnish are also affected.

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at 19:26 on August 22, 2014, EDT.

Suspicious object spotted on Juneau road turns out to be Star Wars toy taped to stick

JUNEAU, Alaska - Call Luke Skywalker for backup.

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