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at 17:37 on December 20, 2014, EST.

Missing dog recovered by owner had been dyed to deceive, animal officials say

SAN JACINTO, Calif. - Coco, a reddish-brown pit bull with white markings, went missing from her Southern California home on Thanksgiving. Nearly a month later, she was found and reunited with her owners — but she was a different colour.

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at 09:08 on December 18, 2014, EST.

Unexpected stimulant: Berlin business finds 73 pounds of cocaine in Brazilian coffee delivery

BERLIN - A Berlin coffee business found stimulants it didn't expect in a shipment of unroasted coffee from Brazil: 33 kilos (nearly 73 pounds) of cocaine.

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at 10:02 on December 17, 2014, EST.

Mystery man hands out $100 bills to workers at pair of Massachusetts coffee shops

BARNSTABLE, Mass. - A generous mystery man has made the holiday season a little brighter for employees of two Massachusetts coffee shops.

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at 10:02 on December 17, 2014, EST.

Widow's rings fetch $21k for Salvation Army toy fund; buyer wants to return them to donor

BOSTON - Not even J.R.R. Tolkien could dream up rings as precious as these.

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at 11:31 on December 15, 2014, EST.

Massachusetts baby has the numerically significant birth time and date of 10:11, 12-13-14

WORCESTER, Mass. - A Massachusetts couple is celebrating the birth of their daughter with numerically unusual birth time and date.

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at 10:11 on December 12, 2014, EST.

Police: Would-be carjackers in Florida fled because they couldn't drive stick shift

OCALA, Fla. - Police in Florida say two would-be carjackers almost got away with a vehicle in Ocala but didn't know how to drive a stick shift.

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