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Naked group stages disruption by notorious Nazi camp gate

WARSAW, Poland — Officials say a group of some 10 Polish-speaking people took off their clothes, killed a sheep and chained themselves together by the main gate of the former Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz before being detained by police. A spokesman for the Auschwitz memorial, Bartosz Bartyzel, said their motives were not clear […]
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Proposed skyscraper could add twist to iconic skyline

NEW YORK — A U-shaped building could someday transform Manhattan’s skyline, reports CBS New York. Concept drawings for what’s being called “The Big Bend” were unveiled this week. “The Big Bend” would be double the height of the tallest addresses across the world if it was stretched out. “The Big Bend” compared to other iconic […]
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“Skippy” the cat had head stuck inside peanut butter jar

HOMELAND, Calif. — As the saying goes, curiosity killed the cat — but in the Riverside County version of the story, it got its head stuck in an empty peanut butter jar. A skinny black cat whose head became stuck inside a plastic peanut butter container was rescued Monday by a Riverside County Animal Services […]
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New footage shows President Hoover and family in color

Thus far, photo and film footage of former President Herbert Hoover has been in black and white — but some newly discovered material puts the early 20th century president and his family in full color for the first time. 45 Photos Presidents ranked from worst to best How do the presidents of our era compare […]
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Calif. dog owner fights to reclaim pit bulls that killed a man and his pet

LOS ANGELES — The owner of two pit bulls, which killed a man and his pet in Lincoln Heights last month, are fighting to get the dogs back from animal services, even after the dogs were deemed dangerous, according to CBS Los Angeles. The pit bulls mauled Valentin Herrera, 76, and his little dog, Dodger, just […]
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Va. woman showing friend how to play lotto game wins $1M

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. — Merry Thomas had just finished work when she took her friend Julie to a food store nearby in Fredericksburg. There she showed Julie how to work a Virginia Lottery self-service machine and scan the ticket to see if it was a winner — and it was, reports CBS affiliate WTVR. Julie’s ticket […]
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Snake on a plane gets free ride in Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A snake carried onto a commuter airplane flying between Alaska communities caused a commotion this past weekend. CBS affiliate KTVA-TV reports that the loose snake was spotted Sunday on a 90-minute Ravn Alaska flight between Aniak in southwest Alaska and Anchorage.  Snake slithers out of luggage bin mid-flight, prompts quick landing Snakes […]
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Mystery of the giant metal die solved in Idaho

COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho — A giant metal container apparently washed up on the shore of Lake Coeur d’Alene over the weekend and the mystery of its origin is becoming clear, reports CBS affiliate KREM-TV. “It was about 6-foot, square and steel,” Mark Sales told KREM-TV. “As my Dad and I were leaving the beach … […]
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Turtle nicknamed “Piggy Bank” dies after swallowing coins

A sea turtle nicknamed “Piggy Bank” after swallowing nearly 1,000 coins died Tuesday after undergoing two surgeries to remove the money from her stomach. Veterinarian Nantarika Chansue examines “Piggy Bank” while operating on the 25-year-old sea turtle for a second time on Sunday. Facebook/Nantarika Chansue The 25-year-old sea turtle in Bangkok, Thailand, fell into a […]
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Finally, a much-needed answer to that terrifying “big chicken” video

If you logged on to Twitter over the weekend, there’s a good chance you saw a “giant chicken” stroll across your screen, and watched the Am I the only person wondering why this chicken is so damn big 🤔🤔🤔 pic.twitter.com/ZIWmEL2h2w — LifesBook_Ceo (@LifesBook_Ceo) March 19, 2017 on repeat as you analyzed the dog-sized animal’s confident […]