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Alligator captured at elementary school during morning drop-off
Odd News // 40 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 // 43 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 // 1 hour 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.
Kenyan election official resigns, shares doubt on upcoming presidential vote
World News // 1 hour ago
Kenyan election official resigns, shares doubt on upcoming presidential vote
Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Roselyn Akombe, a member of Kenya's election commission, said death threats forced her to flee to the United States.
Turkey crashes through window of orthodontist's waiting room
Odd News // 2 hours 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.
Security officers fired over passenger's removal from United flight
U.S. News // 2 hours ago
Security officers fired over passenger's removal from United flight
Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Two security officers have been fired for an incident in April in which they physically removed a passenger from an overbooked flight out of Chicago.
Spain says Catalonia's autonomy at risk as deadline looms
World News // 3 hours ago
Spain says Catalonia's autonomy at risk as deadline looms
Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Spanish leaders said Wednesday they plan to suspend Catalonia's autonomy if its leader misses a new deadline to clarify his intentions regrding independence.
Portugal's interior minister quits amid criticism of gov't wildfire response
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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.
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