5-pound Pomeranian is world’s fastest on 2 feet

August 28, 2014
5-pound Pomeranian is world’s fastest on 2 feet

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jiff was already cute, lovable and talented. Now he’s proven he’s speedy too. The 4-year-old, 5-pound Pomeranian blazed into the 60th edition of the Guinness World Records book that comes out Sept. 10. He can run 10 meters (9.1 yards) on his hind legs in 6.56 seconds and 5 meters...
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USC football player admits making up rescue story

August 28, 2014

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – University of Southern California football player Josh Shaw admitted on Wednesday that he fabricated a widely publicized story that he hurt himself while rescuing his young nephew from a swimming pool. “I made up a story about this fall that was untrue. I was wrong to not tell the truth....
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USC football player admits making up swimming pool rescue story

August 28, 2014

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – University of Southern California football player Josh Shaw admitted on Wednesday that he fabricated a widely publicized story that he hurt himself while rescuing his young nephew from a swimming pool. “I made up a story about this fall that was untrue. I was wrong to not tell the truth....
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Woman accused of setting fire with burned bacon

August 27, 2014

VERNAL, Utah (AP) — A Utah woman accused of using a pound of bacon to start a fire in her ex-boyfriend’s house will stand trial on arson charges. Police say 32-year-old Cameo Adawn Crispi repeatedly called and texted her former flame in March from his home, where she left the bacon over a lit...
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Brazilian Town Run by Women Is Looking for a Few Good (Single) Men

August 27, 2014

I’m sure many men have dreamed of an island completely populated by exotic women. Of course, fantasy is fantasy, but what if it were reality? In a certain regard, it is — in Noiva do Cordeiro, Brazil. It’s a scenic rural town in the hills outside of Belo Horizante with one big quirk, or...
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Vermont bistro scolded for removing its bacon sign

August 27, 2014

WINOOSKI, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont restaurant that removed a bacon advertisement called insensitive to vegans and Muslims is being criticized for doing so. Sneakers Bistro and Cafe in Winooski last week took down a sign saying “Yield for Sneakers Bacon” after comments were posted in an online community forum by “a vegan and...
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Texas parents sue day care center for duct taping child to nap mat

August 27, 2014

By Marice Richter DALLAS (Reuters) – A Texas couple has filed a lawsuit against the owners of a Fort Worth-area day care center seeking $1 million damages from the facility for duct-taping their 2-year-old son to a mat because he was unruly at nap time, their lawyer said on Wednesday. Kristi and Brad Galbraith...
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