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Bunnies banned in NYC

What do bunny rabbits have in common with hyenas, wolverines and polar bears?

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(Don’t) embrace the YES!

Johns Hopkins University says 300 applicants were mistakenly sent welcome messages when they were actually rejected.

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Tennessee police looking for real-life ‘Grinch’

Police in suburban Nashville are looking for a Scrooge who sawed off a live Christmas tree loaded with decorations.

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A robot took a plane from to Germany from LAX

A humanoid robot wearing red sneakers became the first to travel as a paid passenger on an airline.

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Buildings evacuated after marriage proposal flop

A Dutchman's attempt at a romantic wedding proposal was simply smashing.

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Sales of macadamias soar in Korea after nut rage

Demand for macadamia nuts has skyrocketed after a Korean Air Lines executive delayed a plane over "nut rage."

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Wisconsin man’s excuse for drunken driving is fishy

The man said he'd eaten beer-battered fish after being pulled over for his 10th drunken driving offense.

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Ohio town counting crows

Some residents are comparing the crow-laden landscape to the Alfred Hitchcock movie "The Birds."

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Tennessee attraction offers Zombie Santa, undead elves

Instead of Christmas cheer, this festive haunted house is spreading some holiday fear.

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Squirrels are wreaking havoc on Christmas

The Cincinnati Zoo's holiday light display is under attack by roaming resident squirrels.

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A sheep in a Christmas sweater goes for a walk…

Margaret Vazquez frantically searched for her festive sheep who she says usually "follows her everywhere."

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Prison panettone a sweet way to cut crime

White-coated bakers are making freshly baked panettone Christmas cake behind bars.

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A first class ‘nut case’

A Korean Air Lines executive has stepped down after flying off the handle over an in-flight snack.

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Salvation Army red kettle gets diamond donation

A diamond engagement ring has been dropped into a Salvation Army red kettle. But it's not a mistake.

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‘Charlie Brown’ Christmas tree gets lone red bulb

A scraggly tree was adorned with a single red bulb, in a ceremony reminiscent of the animated holiday classic.

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2 trucks, 1 ATV, and DUI charges for Vermont man

Police say a man crashed two pickup trucks and then drove an ATV, all while intoxicated.

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Are fries a national treasure?

There are few things people agree on in Belgium, but fried potatoes might rally the nation.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un walks as he inspects the KPA Air and Anti-Air Force Unit 991, honoured with the title of O Jung Hup-led Seventh Regiment, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang November 21, 2014.

North Korea orders everyone sharing leader’s name to change it

People living in North Korea with the name Kim Jong Un must legally change their names.

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Texas university loses 100 human brains

Losing your mind has a whole new meaning at The University of Texas at Austin.

Pope Francis gestures as he speaks with journalists on the flight back from Istanbul to Rome, November 30, 2014.

Pope Francis takes center stage in new Filipino musical

A new musical based on the life of Pope Francis aims to draw more young people to the church in Asia's largest Roman Catholic country.

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Mariners sign Mark Lowe & two others to minor league deals

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Lowe was originally selected by the Mariners in the 5th round of the 2004 June Draft and appeared in 162 games with Seattle from 2006-2010.

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AP Source: Celtics trade Rondo to Mavericks

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Four-time all-star point guard Rajon Rondo traded to the Dallas Mavericks. The Celtics will get Jae Crowder, Brandan Wright, Jameer Nelson and two draft picks.

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WWU women fall 64-63 to No.4 West Texas A&M at South Point Classic

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Vikings see three potential game-winning shots miss in final 24 seconds. Western women fall to 5-and-4 on the year.

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Jobless claims signal firmer labor market

Job seekers adjust their paperwork as they wait in line to attend a job fair in New York February 28, 2013.

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market continued to strengthen.

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Warriors’ Bogut out indefinitely after PRP therapy

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Golden State Warriors' Andrew Bogut, left, returns a fist bump gesture from Los Angeles Clippers' Chris Paul, right, as Warriors' David Lee, rear left, and Stephen Curry, rear center, looks on before the start of their NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Wednesday, March 12, 2014.

The Warriors said that Bogut consulted with the team's medical staff and his personal physician from Australia before deciding on the treatment on his ailing right knee.