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Mom-daughter duo show 2 carjackers crime and cocoa don't mix

Police in Washington's Virginia suburbs say two would-be carjackers fled from their intended victims when a splash of hot cocoa entered the mix

Even the eyelashes freeze: Russia sees minus 88.6 degrees F
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Even the eyelashes freeze: Russia sees minus 88.6 degrees F

Temperatures in the remote Russian region of Yakutia have dropped to near record lows, plunging to minus 67 degrees Celsius ( minus 88.6 degrees Fahrenheit) in some areas

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Massachusetts police arrest man for stealing manhole covers

Massachusetts police arrest a man who they say stole seven manhole covers and put traffic cones in their place

Shiver me timbers! New signs pirates liked booty _ and books
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Shiver me timbers! New signs pirates liked booty _ and books

Dead men tell no tales, but there's new evidence somebody aboard the pirate Blackbeard's flagship harbored books among the booty

Arizona police arrest 80-year-old man in armed bank robbery
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Arizona police arrest 80-year-old man in armed bank robbery

Police in Tucson have arrested an 80-year-old man they say robbed a credit union at gunpoint

Ritz Carlton, a luxury Saudi prison, takes Feb. 14 bookings
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Ritz Carlton, a luxury Saudi prison, takes Feb. 14 bookings

Ritz Carlton in Riyadh, which has served as luxury Saudi prison, now accepting Valentine's Day bookings

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Butcher trapped in freezer uses sausage to bash his way out

A British butcher who got locked in a freezer says he was saved by a frozen sausage that he used as a battering ram

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New church bells, constant 'Amazing Grace' draws fire

An Albuquerque resident says new bells and the constant playing of "Amazing Grace" by a Latino Catholic church has created a living hell for her

Chilly 'gators poke heads above ice to cope with bitter cold
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Chilly 'gators poke heads above ice to cope with bitter cold

While North Carolina's recent bitter cold snap deterred plenty of humans from sticking their noses outdoors, a group of alligators stuck their snouts into the frost in the name of survival

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Storm blew historic building to Canada; Maine wants it back

A fishing-industry building on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places is half-submerged on a Canadian island _ and could disintegrate before legal tangles are resolved