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Tennessee woman sets world record for running marathon in high heels
Odd News // 28 minutes ago
Tennessee woman sets world record for running marathon in high heels
Oct. 17 (UPI) -- A retired professional ballroom dancer in Tennessee set a world record by running an entire marathon in high heels.
Florida police capture alligator lurking outside high school
Odd News // 35 minutes ago
Florida police capture alligator lurking outside high school
Oct. 17 (UPI) -- A Florida police officer narrated a colleague's efforts to capture an alligator found in a flooded grassy area at a local high school.
Principal spots cougar watching him through school window
Odd News // 53 minutes ago
Principal spots cougar watching him through school window
Oct. 17 (UPI) -- A Washington state principal's encounter with a mountain lion lurking outside his school was caught on video by security cameras.
Man builds 2-story 'Star Wars' AT-AT walker for Halloween
Odd News // 2 hours ago
Man builds 2-story 'Star Wars' AT-AT walker for Halloween
Oct. 17 (UPI) -- An Ohio man took inspiration from a galaxy far, far away from his yard for latest Halloween decoration: A two-story AT-AT walker from the "Star Wars" films.
Iraq takes control of Sinjar after Kurdish army withdraws
World News // 4 hours ago
Iraq takes control of Sinjar after Kurdish army withdraws
Oct. 17 (UPI) -- The Kurdish town of Sinjar was given up by Peshmerga forces to a pro-Iraqi paramilitary group and the Iraqi army, Baghdad's army said Tuesday.
India could be world's fastest-growing economy over next decade: research
World News // 9 hours ago
India could be world's fastest-growing economy over next decade: research
Oct. 17 (UPI) -- India could have the world's fastest-growing economy over the next decade and see major growth on the U.S. dollar, Morgan Stanley Research said this month.
Florida candidate says she was visited by aliens as a child
U.S. News // 10 hours ago
Florida candidate says she was visited by aliens as a child
Oct. 17 (UPI) -- A Miami politician running for Congress is being scrutinized for saying that she was visited by aliens from outer space when she was a child.
Officials: Drone operators impede California firefighter efforts
U.S. News // 11 hours ago
Officials: Drone operators impede California firefighter efforts
Oct. 16 (UPI) -- The California Highway Patrol said Sunday that drone operators are hindering firefighting efforts by flying their machines in the area.
Private funeral held for Tom Petty in the Pacific Palisades
Entertainment News // 13 hours ago
Private funeral held for Tom Petty in the Pacific Palisades
Oct. 16 (UPI) -- A private funeral was held for rock 'n' roll icon Tom Petty at a temple and meditation garden in California's Pacific Palisades Monday.
Breast cancer more lethal for blacks than whites
Health News // 14 hours ago
Breast cancer more lethal for blacks than whites
Differences in insurance are a major reason why black women are more likely to die of breast cancer than white women in the United States, a new study contends.
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