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Philly Police Say Suspect Got Manicure, Robbed Nail Salon

Police are seeking a robbery suspect with nice nails.

They say a man got a manicure at a nail salon on West Rockland Street in Philadelphia on Sunday and then robbed the place at gunpoint.

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Thirsty Leopard Jams Head into Pot in India

A leopard got its head stuck in a metal pot after venturing into a village in northern India on Wednesday.

Media reports said it was thirsty and tried to drink water.

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202 Skydivers in California Set World Record

More than 200 aerial daredevils plunged into the record books this week, linking up in a giant lattice-like configuration 7,000 feet (2,130 meters) above Southern California to shatter a world record for the largest sequential skydiving formation.

The group of 202 leaped Tuesday afternoon at Skydive Perris, 80 miles (130 kilometers) southeast of Los Angeles, the Riverside Press-Enterprise reported (

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In Divided London, Trendy Cereal Cafe Targeted by Protesters

One of London's fastest-changing neighborhoods is echoing to the snap, crackle and pop of conflict.

An East End cafe that serves 120 varieties of breakfast cereal — along with 30 kinds of milk — has become a surprising flashpoint for protest in a city increasingly polarized between rich and poor.

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Monkey Has Fun on the Loose in Orlando Suburb

A monkey that escaped its owner's home in an Orlando, Florida, suburb chewed on its neighbors' mail, pulled molding off a police car and rocked back and forth on a street sign.

Zeek was eventually caught when his owner returned home a short time later.

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New Jersey Woman Told to Quiet Down her Parrots

A New Jersey woman must get her two parrots to quiet down after the birds gave someone something to squawk about.

Elaine Scattergood was ticketed in May after someone complained that her birds, Edmund and Arthur, were too loud.

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Australian Sheep Breaks World Record with Mammoth Fleece

An Australian sheep that underwent a life-saving shave after being found with a massive fleece has entered the Guinness World Records for having the most wool sheared in a single sitting.

The merino sheep, which was nicknamed Chris after it was found wandering alone just outside Australia's capital Canberra in early September, had 41.1 kilograms (90.6 pounds) of wool taken off in one piece by a champion shearer.

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Nazi Flag Surprises in French City... but it's Only a Movie

A huge Nazi flag on the facade of a building has caused dismay in the southern French city of Nice, with some residents apparently unaware it was a prop for a World War II film.

Complete with vehicles with Nazi insignia, the set was for an adaptation of Joseph Joffo's book, "A Bag of Marbles", about two young boys on the run in Nazi-occupied France.

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Motorist Sets Lighter to Spider at Gas Station, Burns Pump

A man with an apparent case of arachnophobia caused a fire at a suburban Detroit gas pump by putting a lighter to what he says was a spider near his fuel door.

WJBK-TV reports ( ) Saturday that he escaped injury and his vehicle suffered little damage, but the gas pump was destroyed. A clerk shut off the pump from indoors and called the fire department.

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Marijuana Bundle Drops from Sky, Slams into Family's Carport

Maya Donnelly awoke to what sounded like thunder in the early morning hours, but dismissed it as a typical monsoon storm and went back to sleep.

Later that morning, she looked in the carport at her home in Nogales, near the U.S.-Mexico border, and saw pieces of wood on the ground. She found a bulky bundle wrapped in black plastic.

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