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Basketball teams banned for throwing game

Two major high school girls basketball teams have been banned from postseason play after allegedly throwing a game.

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NYPD using Patrick Swayze movie for training

The New York City Police Department has apparently turned to a Patrick Swayze cult classic to help teach its officers how to treat civilians.

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Giant catfish caught in Italian river

Catfish come in all varieties, shapes and sizes, some big and some small.

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Pope Francis irks Mexico

The choice of a word by Pope Francis has drawn ire from Mexico's government. And on Wednesday, the Vatican told Mexico that the Pontiff meant no offense.

In a…

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Hibernating pet tarantulas stolen from crawlspace

A Georgia man says somebody got into a crawlspace under his house and spider-napped some pet tarantulas.

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Drones hover over Paris landmarks

Five drones were reportedly seen flying over sensitive and well-known areas of Paris overnight -- sightings that authorities are investigating, the city…

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This man spent $300,000 on one dinner

It may be hard to believe that a dinner bill could reach $300,000, even at a particularly pricey restaurant. But it's actually not hard to do with a party of…

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Cops arrest man upset with $50 haircut

Score another one for the do-it-yourself hair trimmers.

Georgia dog with unusual genes is a social media hit

Rami, pit bull- dachsund mix, is now top dog

For Rami the dog, the story begins in south Georgia, where he's found wandering in a backyard.

He's the offspring of the most unlikely of canine partners --…

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Wedding invite to parents: Don't come

It looked like any ornate wedding invite, but it's what it said that has people buzzing.

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Celebrities who lost endorsement deals

From Adrian Peterson to Paula Deen, plenty of celebrities have discovered over the years just how fickle endorsement money can be.

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Net neutrality: What to know

The Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 in favor net neutrality after a debate over whether the Internet should be regulated in the same way as public utilities. Here's what you need to know about net neutrality.

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8 tax audit red flags

Here are eight relatively easy ways to steer clear of an audit by the Internal Revenue Service.

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