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Wednesday, Apr 3, 2019 at 03:51 AM PDT

Flying Solo: Lithuanian Man Gets Passenger Flight All to Himself

Flying Solo: Lithuanian Man Gets Passenger Flight All to Himself

A Lithuanian man flying to Italy got a pleasant surprise when he boarded the plane: He was the only passenger on the Boeing 737-800. Skirmantas Strimaitis, who was flying from capital Vilnius to the northern...

Wednesday, Apr 3, 2019 at 03:51 AM PDT

Creepy Cargo: Philippines Seizes 757 Tarantulas From Poland

Creepy Cargo: Philippines Seizes 757 Tarantulas From Poland

Philippine customs officials were astonished when they opened nicely gift-wrapped boxes of cookies and oatmeal flown in all the way from Poland and found a hair-raising contraband: hundreds of live tarantulas....

Tuesday, Apr 2, 2019 at 05:19 PM PDT

Tourists Race to Higher Ground After Glacier Collapses

Tourists Race to Higher Ground After Glacier Collapses

Tourists in Iceland fled to higher ground after a glacier they were admiring collapsed and triggered a huge wave. No one was hurt during the incident.

Tuesday, Apr 2, 2019 at 07:15 AM PDT

Will the US Run Out of Avocados If the Border Closes?

Will the US Run Out of Avocados If the Border Closes?

As President Donald Trump threatens to shut down the U.S.-Mexico border, farming and food distribution industries are bracing for a significant impact.

Friday, Mar 29, 2019 at 10:45 PM PDT

North County Mom Awarded Child Support 50 Years Later

North County Mom Awarded Child Support 50 Years Later

A Carlsbad woman was awarded hundreds of thousands of dollars in back child support in family court.

Friday, Mar 29, 2019 at 04:47 PM PDT

'Ninja Rat' Kicks and Somersaults Its Way Out of Danger

'Ninja Rat' Kicks and Somersaults Its Way Out of Danger

Researchers at University of California, Riverside have been studying the Kangaroo Rat, which they have lovingly dubbed the "Ninja Rat" for the past seven years. The little rodent has such quick...

Friday, Mar 29, 2019 at 05:41 PM PDT

Yikes! Skunk Gets Head Stuck in Bud Light Can

Yikes! Skunk Gets Head Stuck in Bud Light Can

A skunk brewed up some trouble when it got its head stuck in a beer can, according to animal control officers in Billerica, Massachusetts. The skunk was picked up Thursday by animal control officers on Lucille...

Friday, Mar 29, 2019 at 09:58 AM PDT

Watch: Kangaroo Rat Delivers a Ninja-Like Spinning Kick to Drop Rattlesnake

Watch: Kangaroo Rat Delivers a Ninja-Like Spinning Kick to Drop Rattlesnake

It's the classic predator-prey matchup. A stealthy rattlesnake, patiently waiting for the right moment to strike a seemingly unsuspecting and vulnerable kangaroo rat. But high-speed video from researchers in...

Friday, Mar 29, 2019 at 06:16 AM PDT

Australian Man Loses Bullying-by-Farting Court Case

Australian Man Loses Bullying-by-Farting Court Case

An Australian appeals court on Friday dismissed a bullying case brought by an engineer who accused his former supervisor of repeatedly breaking wind toward him. The Victoria state Court of Appeal upheld a...

Wednesday, Mar 27, 2019 at 08:54 AM PDT

Video: Cable Company Employee Steals Puppy From Riverside Home

Video: Cable Company Employee Steals Puppy From Riverside Home

A home security camera filmed a worker from a major cable company stealing a puppy from a Riverside yard.

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