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Alligator captured at elementary school during morning drop-off
Odd News // 20 minutes ago
Alligator captured at elementary school during morning drop-off
Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Wildlife catchers were called to a South Carolina elementary school to capture a 7-1/2-foot alligator that planted itself in the school drop-off line.
Missouri car thief may have left his wallet behind
Odd News // 23 minutes ago
Missouri car thief may have left his wallet behind
Oct. 18 (UPI) -- A Missouri car thief who stole a laptop computer and a gun may have left behind an important clue -- his wallet.
Woman brings horse for stay at pet-friendly hotel
Odd News // 41 minutes ago
Woman brings horse for stay at pet-friendly hotel
Oct. 18 (UPI) -- A Canadian woman tested the limits of a hotel's "pet-friendly" policy by checking in her horse while traveling to Kentucky for a competition.
Turkey crashes through window of orthodontist's waiting room
Odd News // 1 hour ago
Turkey crashes through window of orthodontist's waiting room
Oct. 18 (UPI) -- A turkey that crashed through the window of a Rhode Island orthodontist's office and took a seat in the waiting room was safely removed.
Portugal's interior minister quits amid criticism of gov't wildfire response
World News // 3 hours ago
Portugal's interior minister quits amid criticism of gov't wildfire response
Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Portugal's interior minister quit Wednesday as the government faced mounting criticism of its handling of wildfires that have killed over 100 people since June.
Senators demand answers in deaths of 4 U.S. soldiers in Niger
U.S. News // 3 hours ago
Senators demand answers in deaths of 4 U.S. soldiers in Niger
Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Leading members of Congress say they need answers to an ambush in Niger this month, in which four U.S. soldiers died.
Study: Colorado opioid deaths down since marijuana legalized
U.S. News // 10 hours ago
Study: Colorado opioid deaths down since marijuana legalized
Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Opioid-related deaths in Colorado fell by 6.5 percent since the state legalized marijuana for recreational use, new research has found.
Calif. laws bar employers from asking about applicants' criminal, salary histories
U.S. News // 12 hours ago
Calif. laws bar employers from asking about applicants' criminal, salary histories
Oct. 17 (UPI) -- California Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law two pieces of legislation that prohibit employers from asking about a job applicant's criminal and salary history.
Senate panel criticizes business practices of credit reporting agencies
U.S. News // 13 hours ago
Senate panel criticizes business practices of credit reporting agencies
Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Senators from both parties Tuesday criticized the credit reporting industry and sought answers on how to fix it.
North Korea congratulates China ahead of Communist Party congress
World News // 13 hours ago
North Korea congratulates China ahead of Communist Party congress
Oct. 17 (UPI) -- North Korea congratulated China on the occasion of the 19th congress of the Communist Party, a rare move for Pyongyang.
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