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  • Misspelled Sheriff's Office Rug Photo: CNN

    Sheriff’s office rug with ‘In Dog We Trust’ typo sells for nearly $10,000

    By Emma Lacey-Bordeaux (CNN) — A Florida sheriff’s office has turned a $500 mistake into a $9,650 windfall for charity. The Pinellas County Sheriff’s office ordered a new rug, which turned up last week with a typo. The large green rug with the black and yellow Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office logo included the phrase “In Dog We Trust” within one of its crests. It was supposed to read “In God We Trust.” The Sheriff’s Office said rug manufacturer, American Floor […]

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    Mother outraged after spotting ‘satanic’ symbol in school bus brake lights

    CORDOVA, Tenn. — A Tennessee parent is upset after she says she saw a pentagram on a school bus. The mom told WMC she snapped a photo of the brake lights on a Durham School Services bus in Cordova. “Anyone who fears a God, if not God and Jesus Christ, should be outraged,” said the mother, who was not identified because she is reportedly receiving death threats after sharing the photo on social media. The mother says it’s appalling the brake […]

  • A rare frilled shark was caught by a fisherman off Australia's southwest coast. The fish, looking like something out of "Alien," has more in common with "Jurassic Park." The six-foot long frilled shark is sometimes described as a fish "fossil that dates back 80 million years. (Image: setfia.org.au)

    It’s like something out of ‘Alien': Rare frilled shark caught off Australian coast

      By Brian Walker (CNN) — It looks like something out of “Alien,” but has more in common with “Jurassic Park.”  It’s a rare frilled shark that has been caught by a fisherman in Australia, where no one remembers ever seeing one caught before. With a mouth packed full of needle-like teeth and a body like an eel, the six-foot long frilled shark is sometimes described as a fish “fossil” that dates back 80 million years. David Guillot says that […]

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    Sources: Federal charges not likely against former Ferguson police officer

    (CNN) — A federal investigation has not found enough evidence to charge Darren Wilson with the federal crime of depriving Michael Brown of his civil rights, according to multiple sources familiar with the investigation. The FBI has completed its investigation into the August shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, and sent the findings to the Justice Department, a law enforcement official and a separate U.S. official said Wednesday. Justice Department prosecutors will not recommend civil rights charges against Wilson, who killed Brown, […]

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    Japan attempting to contact ISIS as deadline approaches

    TOKYO (CNN) — Japan says it has had no contact with ISIS as the Islamic militant group’s deadline nears for Tokyo to pay a $200 million ransom to spare the lives of two hostages. Japanese officials have said they are doing their best to communicate with ISIS, which threatened in a video released Tuesday to kill two Japanese citizens it’s holding within 72 hours if it doesn’t receive the huge sum it’s demanding. But Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga […]

  • WOW: Paddle boarder shares up-close encounter with killer whales

    LAGUNA BEACH, Cal. (CNN) – A paddle boarder has shared some breathtaking video of an encounter with orcas — also known as killer whales. Rich German was paddling off the shore of Laguna Beach, California when a pod of five orcas came close to interact with him. One of the whales went directly under him twice. He said he was “too excited to be scared.” A few other larger boats were nearby.  They stopped to watch the encounter. German said […]

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    Many spouses are cheating – financially

    By Katie Lobosco NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — If you’re keeping financial secrets from your spouse, you’re not alone.  One in five Americans has hidden a purchase of $500 or more from their significant other, according to a new study from CreditCards.com.  And an estimated 7.2 million Americans have a bank account or credit card that their spouse doesn’t know about. It may sound egregious, but hiding a shopping spree doesn’t take much more than a little white lie. You borrowed […]

  • CUTE VIDEO: Monkey comforts friend during sad moment

    MIAMI, Fla. (CNN) – When you’re feeling down, there’s nothing like having a good friend offering comfort.  That’s what zookeepers saw these little monkeys doing at the Zoological Wildlife Foundation in Miami. In the video, the sad little one on the left is Angelica. Her buddy is Toby. The ZWF posted this video on Instagram, saying Angelica was upset because she was in time-out. We’re not sure what she did to get in trouble, but she’s clearly pretty broken up […]

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    Sitting may be killing you: Get up and move around

    (CNN) — One of your favorite activities may actually be killing you. Our entire modern world is constructed to keep you sitting down. When we drive, we sit. When we work at an office, we sit. When we watch TV, well, you get the picture. And yet, a new study that’s running in the Annals of Internal Medicine found that this kind of sedentary behavior increases our chances of getting a disease or a condition that will kill us prematurely, […]

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    Former WWE wrestlers sue over brain damage, other injuries

    (CNN) — Two former World Wrestling Entertainment wrestlers are suing the WWE, alleging their old employer ignored or downplayed signs of brain damage and other injuries while it raked in millions. The lawsuit was filed in federal court in Philadelphia by Vito LoGrasso, who is best known for wrestling under the moniker Big Vito, and Evan Singleton, who wrestled under the name Adam Mercer. “It is not simply that WWE has failed to protect its wrestlers,” court documents say. “WWE […]

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    Dozens of measles cases reported at Disneyland in California

    ORANGE COUNTY, Calif. (CNN) — The happiest place on Earth just got a bit sadder for some of its employees. Due to a recent measles outbreak, several Disneyland workers are being tested for the virus. Five employees were diagnosed with measles, and three of them have fully recovered, Disneyland says. “The measles outbreak exposure period of December 17-20 at the Disneyland Resort is over, and all cases from this exposure should have occurred by January 10, 2015,” the California Department […]

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    You can order Girl Scout cookies online, but there’s a catch

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) – Girl Scout cookie fans can finally order their Samoas online, but it looks like the scouts could still learn a thing or two from Amazon. Customers can’t just go to the Girl Scouts web site and click the buy button. They’ll still have to interact with a Girl Scout at some point in the process … or at the very least, one of her parents. All Girl Scout cookies have to be ordered through the organization’s […]


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