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at 17:01 on April 17, 2015, EDT.

Tennessee swinger's club next to Christian school could open as a church under loophole

MADISON, Tenn. - A group of Tennessee developers blocked from building a sex club next door to a Christian school has found a loophole allowing them to re-label the club as a church.

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at 16:44 on April 16, 2015, EDT.

Police: Elusive Boston 'Tree Ninja' caught chopping down tree with a hammer

BOSTON - Boston police say they have arrested a 65-year-old man they believe is the infamous "Brighton Tree Ninja."

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at 12:14 on April 16, 2015, EDT.

Stolen 10-foot rooster finally found in forest, but without 1 eye and lacking its beard

ATHENS, Ga. - Authorities say the hunt for a 10-foot metal rooster stolen from outside an Athens, Georgia, business has ended in a forest, where Rocket the Rusty Rooster was discovered under a pile of wood.

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at 13:35 on April 15, 2015, EDT.

Ultra-Orthodox news website in Israel removes 'pornographic symbol' Kim Kardashian from photo

JERUSALEM - An Israeli ultra-Orthodox Jewish news website has cut Kim Kardashian — one of the world's most photographed women — from a photo taken of her in Jerusalem this week.

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at 13:36 on April 15, 2015, EDT.

Police: Long Island man poured alcohol on bedbugs in rental car, accidentally set it on fire

EASTPORT, N.Y. - Police say a Long Island man set his rental car ablaze while trying to kill bedbugs inside the vehicle.

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at 17:27 on April 14, 2015, EDT.

Firefighters help 5-year-old Pennsylvania boy get down after he climbs 30 feet up pine tree

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Firefighters had to be called to help a 5-year-old Pennsylvania boy out of a tree after he climbed up 30 feet to see the inside of a squirrel nest.

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at 11:58 on April 14, 2015, EDT.

Tushi the drone-buster: chimp with branch in hand knocks down drone in Dutch Burgers' Zoo

ARNHEM, Netherlands - Beware! Chimp Tushi at the Dutch Burgers' Zoo is a real drone-buster.

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at 17:06 on April 07, 2015, EDT.

What a Whopper! Burger King to pay for the wedding of Mr. Burger and Ms. King in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Burger King is paying the expenses and providing gifts for the wedding of an Illinois couple with an interesting connection to the fast food restaurant chain. Joel Burger and Ashley King accepted the company's proposal Monday.

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at 18:43 on April 06, 2015, EDT.

Canadians make 2,000-mile father-son road trip for some original Kentucky Fried Chicken

CORBIN, Ky. - Two thousand miles might seem like a long way to go for fried chicken.

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at 14:34 on April 05, 2015, EDT.

Authorities seek owner of 'disorderly' goat that was corralled in northern New Jersey town

PARAMUS, N.J. - A "disorderly" goat has been corralled in northern New Jersey, and authorities are now trying to determine who owns the wayward animal.

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