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Thursday, Aug 17, 2017

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Near tragedy in Poland when car crosses tracks before train

The driver of a Volkswagen and three passengers barely escaped tragedy after their car plowed through a railroad crossing barrier in Poland as a high-speed train approached
Published: 08/09/17
Roadside egg poacher caught on tape and cops are on the hunt

Roadside egg poacher caught on tape and cops are on the hunt

Authorities are trying to crack the case of an egg thief who's been stealing from a roadside stand in rural Pennsylvania
Published: 08/09/17
Pop-up Cheetos-themed restaurant to open in New York City

Pop-up Cheetos-themed restaurant to open in New York City

Frito-Lay is getting in on New York City's restaurant week by opening a pop-up eatery with a menu full of Cheetos-themed cuisine
Published: 08/09/17
Scientists name prehistoric croc after Lemmy from Motorhead

Scientists name prehistoric croc after Lemmy from Motorhead

Scientists have named a prehistoric crocodile described as "one of the nastiest sea creatures to have ever inhabited the earth" after Motorhead frontman and heavy metal icon Lemmy Kilmister
Published: 08/09/17
3-day-old deer pulled from wild to spend life in captivity

3-day-old deer pulled from wild to spend life in captivity

A 3-day-old baby deer is being sent to a wildlife reserve after somebody thought they were helping the fawn by removing it from a desert area in Arizona
Published: 08/08/17

For 1st time, both national lottery games top $300 million

For the first time, U.S. lottery players will have a choice of games offering jackpots topping $300 million
Published: 08/08/17
$1M bill deposit attempt leads to Iowa man's drug arrest

$1M bill deposit attempt leads to Iowa man's drug arrest

Authorities say a man who tried to deposit what he presented as a $1 million bill has been charged with drug possession in Iowa
Published: 08/08/17
Accused burglar doesn't flush toilet, leaves DNA for police

Accused burglar doesn't flush toilet, leaves DNA for police

Investigators say a suspect accused of breaking into a Southern California home took a bathroom break and left DNA evidence in the toilet that led to his arrest
Published: 08/08/17
Palm oil blobs cover Hong Kong beaches after sea crash

Palm oil blobs cover Hong Kong beaches after sea crash

Cleanup efforts under way in Hong Kong after white blobs of congealed palm oil cover beaches following ship collision
Published: 08/08/17

Gurney holding deceased person falls from van into traffic

Police say a gurney holding a dead body fell from the back of a coroner's van into Olympia traffic
Published: 08/08/17