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Dead giant rabbit was alive when plane landed, United says

A giant rabbit that died while being shipped from London to Chicago was alive when its flight landed, United Airlines says. United spokesman Charles Hobart said the 3-foot-long rabbit named Simon was moving around in its crate and appeared healthy when taken off the plane in O’Hare, waiting to be put on another flight to […]
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Crews start removing more than 300 Civil War-era cannonballs in Pa.

More than 300 Civil War-era cannonballs were unearthed at a construction site near Pittsburgh in late March 2017. CBS Pittsburgh PITTSBURGH — Construction crews began Wednesday removing more than 300 Civil War-era cannonballs found underground a construction site in central Pennsylvania. The hundreds of cannonballs buried underground are a stark reminder of history, but when […]
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Questions mount after hammock freak accident

Authorities say a pedestrian was struck and injured by a hammock that blew off a roof in Lower Manhattan on Tue., April 25, 2017. CBS New York NEW YORK — A large hammock fell from a Lower Manhattan building and crashed onto a tourist on the sidewalk Tuesday, and a day later, questions were mounting […]
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Tourist hit by hammock in freak accident

CBS/AP April 25, 2017, 9:23 PM Authorities say a pedestrian was struck and injured by a hammock that blew off a roof in Lower Manhattan on Tue., April 25, 2017. CBS New York NEW YORK — Police say a British tourist was struck by a hammock that blew off a fifth floor terrace or balcony […]
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Move over April! Another pregnant giraffe ready to give birth

Nearly two years ago, Katie delivered a calf, Kipenzi, during what the Dallas Zoo calls the world’s first livestreamed giraffe birth. Facebook/Dallas Zoo DALLAS — Move over, April! It’s Katie the giraffe’s time to shine. The Dallas Zoo revealed this week its beloved giraffe is pregnant again. The zoo says Katie is expected to deliver […]
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For $425, Nordstrom will sell you dirty jeans

Last Updated Apr 25, 2017 6:32 PM EDT NEW YORK — Nordstrom is selling yet another deeply perplexing item online — this time, in the name of men’s fashion. For $425, you can own a pair of jeans with fake dirt on them. Nordstrom The department store chain says the five-pocket, button-fly dirty denim pants — […]
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Mural of Michelle Obama stirs debate

CHICAGO — An art student claims a creative planner stole her work in painting a mural of former-first lady Michelle Obama on the South Side, CBS Chicago reports.  Artwork located on the side of a building on East 74th Street shows Mrs. Obama in ancient Egyptian garb. Ethiopian art student Gelila Mesfin says she created […]
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Major archaeological discovery found during church renovation

LONDON — You never know what you will find digging around an old house. Not the old Houses of Parliament, but across the river Thames in a 1,000-year-old house of worship where important people used to pray. What workers found there lately changed their lives. Craig Dick CBS News Craig Dick had found what centuries […]
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Maine police, social media help return lost goats

One of the goats police in Maine picked up.  Belfast Police Department via WGME BELFAST, Maine —  Police in Maine have picked up some adorable intruders after two miniature goats escaped from their home and wandered the streets. A Belfast police officer responded Sunday morning to find the pygmy goats in a woman’s garage. They […]
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Dispute heats up over who should own 8 “Lunar Bibles”

TULSA, Okla. — Ten microfilm Bibles once launched hundreds of thousands of miles into space sit landlocked today inside an Oklahoma courthouse while a legal battle rages in two states over who is the rightful owner of the celestial keepsakes. Eight of the 10 tiny holy books in dispute landed on the surface of the moon […]