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Customs seize tiger cub in woman’s luggage

BANGKOK — Airport customs in Bangkok found a two-month-old tiger stashed in a bag, filled with stuffed tiger toys, which was checked-in for an international passenger flight, authorities said on Friday. The dazed and drugged cub was concealed in an oversized bag packed with the toys and bound for Iran when it was discovered by …

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Barking! Dog owner spends $50,000 on dog wedding

The bride wore a white dress decorated with 1,800 Swarovski crystals and accessorized with a pearl necklace. And as she trotted into the room to the wedding march, played by a harpist, she was met by the groom, smartly dressed in a tuxedo. Afterwards, 80 guests enjoyed a sumptuous buffet in a marquee adorned with …

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Pampered Pug takes pride of place at the wedding

A loved-up pair tied the knot in front of family and friends with an unusual ‘flower girl’ – their PUG. Tiny two-year-old Pumpkin, an adorable ‘pugalier’ – a pug and King Charles Cavalier cross – had all eyes on her as she strutted around the ceremony in a white-flower collar. Pampered Pumpkin is a dog …

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Woman spends £10k per month pampering pooch – they even have matching designer handbags

A woman spends £10k ($17,000+) on pampering her pooch – and they even have matching designer handbags. Harriette Cranfield, 24, from Essex, England fell in love with Binky, a Miniature Maltese Terrier, two-years-ago and the pair have been inseparable ever since. Binky goes clothes shopping once a week and Harriette spends over £2000 each month …

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Girl has $25,000 plastic surgery to look like Jennifer Lawrence

One Jennifer Lawrence fan has gone to an extreme to express her devotion to the “American Hustle” star. A 30-year-old woman named Kitty underwent $25,000 in plastic surgery procedures to better resemble the 23-year-old “Hunger Games” star. Kitty, a dog trainer and mother to a 5-year-old, underwent an array of procedures, including a breasts augmentation, …

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Judges in Kenya rule random breath tests illegal ‘because they violate people’s rights’

Judges in Kenya have ruled the use of breathalysers is illegal after a bar owner brought a case saying they violated people’s rights. Kariuki Ruitha, who owns the Reminisce Club in Nairobi, said he lost 80 per cent of his business after police began using breathalysers – known locally as alcoblows – on customers. His clients were scared …

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Kentucky coal museum switching to solar power

(CNN) You wouldn’t expect a museum dedicated to the coal industry to run on anything other than coal — but a mining museum in Kentucky is soon to be solar powered. Communications director Brandon Robinson told CNN affiliate WYMT that the project “will help save at least eight to ten thousand dollars, off the energy …

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Venezuela frees Pepsi workers it arrested for not making enough Pepsi

Employees at a Pepsi-Cola Venezuela plant have been freed after being detained by the government for halting operations, Empresas Polar, the owner of the local Pepsi division, said late on Sunday. The company blamed the production pause on a lack of raw materials but the country’s president, Nicolas Maduro, has routinely accused Polar, the country’s …

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Oregon voters may decide to toss constitutional ban on duels

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Legislature may have an unusual request for voters in the next general election that harkens back to that fateful summer day in 1804 when a bitter rivalry between U.S. Vice President Aaron Burr and the nation’s first treasury secretary, Alexander Hamilton, was settled with a fatal gunshot. Should ongoing …

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Bat reportedly found in Packaged Fresh Salad Mix

The bat was sent to the CDC after it was found in a bag of Fresh Express Organic Marketside Spring Mix. “The deteriorated condition of the bat did not allow for CDC to definitively rule out whether this bat had rabies,” the Atlanta-based agency said The CDC said the risk of rabies transmission was extremely …