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Woman burns down Ohio home trying to kill bedbugs

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Date: December 11th, 2017

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bedCINCINNATI — Authorities said that three people were injured and 10 people were left homeless after a woman accidentally started a fire while trying to kill bed bugs with rubbing alcohol at a multi-family home in Cincinnati.

WXIX-TV reports it’s the second time in two weeks that a fire sparked by attempts to kill bed bugs has caused extensive damage in Cincinnati.

Officials say the fire late Friday heavily damaged a five-unit building and sent three people to a hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation.  More

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Firefighters rescue girl stuck in McDonald’s playground

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Date: December 11th, 2017

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mSPENCER, Mass. — Firefighters in Massachusetts responded to a fast food restaurant over the weekend to free a young girl who got stuck in the playground.

The Telegram & Gazette reports that firefighters responded to a McDonald’s in Spencer at around 8 p.m. Sunday.

Firefighters say they needed a ladder to reach the girl, who was stuck 10 to 12 feet (3 to 4 meters) in the air.

Police say it took a cutting tool and about 30 minutes to free her.  More

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Sick Child And Family Kicked Off Flight

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Date: December 11th, 2017

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virginNEWPORT BEACH — A local family says they were kicked off a plane because their son got sick.

Newport mom Yvette Kohan said she was running up the aisle of the plane with her 3-year-old son in her arms heading for the bathroom when it happened.

She said her son suffers from motion sickness like she does.

Two days later Kohan said she is still waiting for an explanation from Virgin Airlines over why they were kicked off a Virgin America flight over the weekend.  More

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Six Flags cancels massive snowball fight due to … real snow

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Date: December 11th, 2017

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atlantaSix Flags in Austell had this 1,000-person snowball fight with fake snowballs planned for Saturday. But when real snow blanketed metro Atlanta with the real stuff it got real really fast.

And so, Six Flags announced on Twitter that the Cobb County amusement park would not open Saturday and reopen Sunday.

Snow Mountain also met the same, ironic fate.  More

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Elephant attacks bus, truck on Chinese road

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Date: December 11th, 2017

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elephantAn elephant that apparently had an itch to scratch was caught on camera attacking a bus and a truck on a Chinese road for over two hours.

The video, recorded Saturday using a camera drone and a cellphone, shows the elephant using its head to smash the bus’ windshield and then using the vehicle to apparently scratch an itch on the side of its body.

The video also shows the elephant shoving a truck on the road in Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan Province.

Witnesses said the elephant attacked the vehicles for two and a half hours before wandering away.  More

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The Curious Case of a Child Who Can’t Eat Anything But Peaches

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Date: December 9th, 2017

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peachesSometimes, when you tuck into your favorite meal, you may go, “Wow, I could eat nothing else for the rest of my days!”

Could you really? What if you never, ever get to taste anything else?

This might be the case with Micah Gabriel Masson Lopez – a two-year-old boy from Montreal, Canada who lives only on peaches.

He suffers from a serious condition called food-protein induced enterocolitis syndrome (FPIES),which causes a severe allergy to virtually any food other than peaches.  More

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Little girl found wandering in wintry weather on Galveston Island

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Date: December 9th, 2017

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galGALVESTON, Texas – A 4-year-old girl found wandering on Galveston Island overnight is back with her family on Friday.

According to the Galveston Police Department, the family was staying with friends after being displaced by Hurricane Harvey.

Investigators said parents were asleep, the house door was left unlocked, and the child got out.

She was taken to the hospital early Friday after she was found wandering around.

The discovery was made as wintry weather descended upon southeast Texas.  More

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Fat squirrel steals pricey goods left out for delivery folks

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Date: December 8th, 2017

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fatMAPLEWOOD, New Jersey – An obese squirrel was caught on video stealing gourmet chocolate and lip balm that a family leaves outside as a holiday treat for delivery people.

Michele Boudreaux, of Maplewood, New Jersey, said on her blog she provides candy, snacks, tissues, hand warmers and other goodies on her doorstep every year.

She’s never had any issues before, but this year, her basket was raided within hours of being set outside her home.

The thief seemed to be targeting the priciest stuff, including about 25 squares of Ghirardelli chocolate, she said.  More

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Dog runs out onto field during soccer game, befriends goalie

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Date: December 8th, 2017

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dogA Europa League soccer game in Macedonia was interrupted when a dog ran out onto the field and made friends with a goalkeeper.

The Thursday night match between Skopje-based FK Vardar and Norwegian team Rosenborg was interrupted during the 74th minute when a dog ran out onto the field as a player was lining up a penalty kick.

Vardar goalkeeper Filip Gacevski attempted to help chase the canine away from the pitch, but instead ended up succumbing to the canine’s charms and giving it a belly rub as it rolled over onto its back.  More

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‘Unimpressed’ firefighters rescue man with microwave on head

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Date: December 8th, 2017

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headBritish firefighters were “seriously unimpressed” when they were called out to rescue a YouTube prankster whose head was cemented inside a microwave.

A video posted to YouTube by 22-year-old prankster TGFbro shows his head being cemented inside a microwave with Pollyfilla with a plastic bag protecting his face and a tube feeding him air.

The prankster tells his friends that, despite the precautions, he is having trouble breathing, and they attempt to free his head — without success.

The West Midlands Fire Department was summoned to the scene and firefighters spent about an hour freeing the man’s head.  More

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Veterinarians remove 21 pacifiers from dog’s stomach

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Date: December 8th, 2017

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dogAn Oklahoma veterinarian said an ailing dog brought in after eating a baby’s “binkie” was found to have swallowed 21 pacifiers.

Dr. Chris Rispoli of the Gentle Care Animal Hospital in Edmond said Dovey, a 4-year-old Shar-Pei he has been seeing since she was a puppy, was brought in by her family Wednesday.

The family told Rispoli they had observed Dovey vomiting and losing weight recently, and their newborn’s grandma told them she had seen the canine walk off with one of the infant’s pacifiers.  More

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Bouncing roll of duct tape leads to 911 call

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Date: December 7th, 2017

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ductBANGOR, Maine — Police in Bangor, Maine, say a reported intruder turned out to be a roll of duct tape.

Officers responded to a call from a woman who heard noises from her basement and reported that her dog was barking aggressively at the noise.

Police said it turns out a “thump-thump-thump” sound the woman heard was a roll of duct tape that fell off a shelf and bounced down the stairs.  More

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Big python found slithering around bathroom sink

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Date: December 7th, 2017

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sinkAn Australian snake catcher responded to a home where a big carpet python was found slithering around the resident’s bathroom.

Luke or Snake Catcher Noosa posted a video to Facebook showing the python slithering around the bathroom sink at a home in Tinbeerwah.

The snake catcher said the resident “was quite shocked when he went for his morning shower to find a surprise waiting for him.”  More

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Tylenol May Help Ease The Pain Of Hurt Feelings

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Date: December 7th, 2017

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TylenolNobody likes the feeling of being left out, and when it happens, we tend to describe these experiences with the same words we use to talk about the physical pain of, say, a toothache.

“People say, ‘Oh, that hurts,’ ” says Nathan DeWall, a professor of psychology at the University of Kentucky.

DeWall and his colleagues were curious about the crossover between physical pain and emotional pain, so they began a series of experiments several years back.

In one study, they found that acetaminophen (the active ingredient in Tylenol) seemed to reduce the sting of rejection that people experienced after they were excluded from a virtual ball-tossing game.  More

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Burglary suspect says armed midgets chased him

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Date: December 7th, 2017

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midgetsAn Orangeburg man is accused of breaking into a neighbor’s home while armed a rifle. He says he was only running from the midgets, according to an incident report.

Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office deputies charged Matthew Robert Lollar, 28, of 1392 Dogwood Drive, with first-degree burglary on Wednesday.

The homeowner called deputies to his home at 4:27 p.m. when he noticed one of the front windows was damaged.

Lollar was then spotted climbing out of the window of his own home and walking toward the nearby woods and pond.  More

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