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Hero Dog Saves Indian Family in Flood-Hit Kerala

A family in the flood-ravaged Indian state of Kerala narrowly escaped death after their pet dog woke them up moments before a landslide destroyed their home, local media reported Monday.

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Canadian Mom Served Cleaning Solution instead of Latte

A Canadian woman pregnant with her third child says she was served a cleaning agent at a McDonald's restaurant instead of the latte she ordered.

Sarah Douglas said that she was taking her son to a baseball tournament in the Alberta town of Lethbridge when they stopped at the McDonald's drive-thru for the coffee. When she took a sip she knew something was wrong and pulled over to spit it out.

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Indian Woman Bites off Chunk of Husband's Penis

An Indian woman who bit off a chunk of her husband's penis when he caught her with another man has been charged with attempted murder, police said Friday.

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Family Stunned as Kangaroo Smashes through House Window

A kangaroo has shocked a sleeping family by smashing through a bedroom window in suburban Australia and bleeding throughout their home during a distressed late night frenzy.

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Japan, Home of the High-Tech Loo, Hopes Basic Toilet Can Save Lives

Japan may be famous for high-tech toilets, but one local firm is hoping a much more basic model can help solve deadly sanitation problems in developing countries.

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Sky's No Limit: Japan Firm to Fly Wedding Plaques into Space

The sky is no longer the limit for lovers looking for unusual ways to commemorate their nuptials, with a Japanese company now offering to blast commemorative wedding plaques into space.

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'Dead' S. African Woman Found Alive in Mortuary Fridge

A South African woman who paramedics had declared dead after a horrific car crash was later found alive in a mortuary fridge, emergency services said on Monday.

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France Seeks Gangster, and Answers, after Helicopter Jailbreak

The French government admitted possible security failings on Monday after a notorious gangster used a helicopter to stage the second brazen jailbreak of a crime career inspired by films such as "Scarface".

The latest dramatic escape by Redoine Faid, who had multiple convictions for armed robbery, has left French authorities red-faced, and a manhunt involving some 2,900 officers has been launched to track him down.

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Shark Pulls Woman Overboard by Biting Finger in Australia

A woman who was pulled into crocodile-infested waters in northwestern Australia when a shark bit her finger as she attempted to feed it has described the terrifying moment which nearly cost her a digit.

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Notorious Thief Flees French Jail by Helicopter

A notorious career thief who was once France's most-wanted man pulled off a daring jailbreak on Sunday, fleeing a facility in the Paris area by helicopter, prison officials said.

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