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at 12:53 on October 31, 2014, EDT.

Drivers scramble for flying cash after armoured truck door flies open on US highway

URBANA, Md. - Drivers scrambled to grab money flying around a Maryland highway after an armoured truck's door burst open.


at 22:36 on October 29, 2014, EDT.

Dog's master flees from police, dog follows master, police follow dog, master arrested

PRATTVILLE, Ala. - Police in central Alabama say a man's own dog helped officers bust him on a drug charge.


at 15:02 on October 28, 2014, EDT.

Heavy baggage: TSA confirms cannon barrel shows up in checked luggage at Maui airport

HONOLULU, Hawaii - An airline passenger flying out of Maui checked in with a weapon not often seen in baggage — the barrel of a cannon.


at 15:02 on October 28, 2014, EDT.

Maine police pull over woman dressed as Hello Kitty, arrest her on drunken driving charge

GORHAM, Maine - Police say a Maine woman who was pulled over while wearing a Hello Kitty costume was arrested on a drunken driving charge.


at 18:14 on October 24, 2014, EDT.

Cockroach disrupts Chicago City Hall during pest control chief's budget address

CHICAGO - A cockroach embarrassed a Chicago official in charge of pest control when it took a stroll near him in full view of some aldermen, and its stunt just might have cost it and its buddies their lives.


at 14:10 on October 23, 2014, EDT.

'Pilfered' pumpkins put to use pleasing pigs' palates in New Hampshire after misunderstanding

SOMERSWORTH, N.H. - A pilfered pumpkin caper in New Hampshire was just a misunderstanding that put some pounds on a passel of pigs.


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