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Llama drama captivates the nation

Llama I'm coming home! Two llamas making a therapy visit to an Arizona retirement community escaped, sparking a hilarious chase caught live on TV.

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Forget the Double-Down, KFC launches edible coffee cups

Kentucky Fried Chicken is testing edible coffee cups in some of its stores. Maybe next they'll try edible chicken.

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Who stole the church chocolate?

Sounds like someone had the munchies.

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Forget a house, rent an entire village

If "king for a day" sounds too majestic, a small Hungarian village will let you become deputy mayor for a few days.

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Bank robber busted after coffee break

A would-be bank robber nearly got away ... if he hadn't stopped for a Dunkin Donuts coffee break.

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‘Hibernating’ pet tarantulas stolen from crawlspace of house

Why would you want to steal five giant, scary spiders?

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Town has the tastiest water on tap

Wine tasting, whiskey tasting ... but ever heard of a tap water tasting?

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Burglar pauses for pizza break

A man accused of breaking into a restaurant, munching on pizza and guzzling beer before making off with $150, has been sentenced to a year of probation.

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Dog gone it: Police fire K9 companion

A Florida police dog is being kicked off the force after biting a doughnut shop worker.

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Kentucky town issues ‘warrant’ for ‘Frozen’ weather

The cold might not bother Disney's Queen Elsa, but it's wreaking havoc everywhere else.

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Give winter the flush with the ‘potty plow’

A toilet plow is the latest - and silliest - way to shovel the snow.

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Oops … You actually aren’t ‘one of the select few’

Carnegie Mellon University mistakenly informed about 800 applicants that they were accepted into the school's prestigious computer science program.

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Who let the dogs in here?

Legislators are considering a bill what would allow people to bring their four-legged buddies into bars.

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NY tourism website urges visitors to visit Florida instead

The state has surrendered to Old Man Winter.

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The Washington Monument is shrinking

One of America's most recognizable landmarks is officially 10 inches shorter.

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Using Waffle House to gauge severe weather impact

How bad is it? Check the local Waffle House.

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Scorpion’s sting grounds flight

A scorpion stung a passenger on an Alaska Airlines flight to Portland, grounding the plane.

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Would-be burglar stuck in a duct

A Seattle man tried to evade police by crawling inside a ventilation system and had to be rescued before being arrested.

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Even if you die, your Facebook can live on

The world's biggest social network will now let users pick someone who can manage their account after they pass away.

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Florida is No. 1 … for shark attacks

Half of all attacks in America took place off Florida's eastern coast.

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