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Monkeys Take 'Selfies,' Sparking Copyright Dispute

Monkey see, monkey do. But when a monkey takes a selfie, who owns the copyright?

A series of self-portraits taken by Indonesian monkeys has sparked a copyright dispute between Wikipedia and a British wildlife photographer, who wasn't amused that the popular images are being used for free.

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Toddler Breaches White House Security, Gets Timeout

A young boy visiting the U.S. capital on Thursday caused a commotion at the White House when he squeezed through the fence surrounding the presidential mansion.

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Reward Offered for 'Sadistic' Grand Canyon Squirrel Kicker

Animal rights group PETA posted a $15,000 reward Wednesday for information leading to the arrest of a shirtless man seen kicking a squirrel off the edge of the Grand Canyon.

Video of the unidentified male luring the squirrel to its widely-assumed death went viral earlier this week on YouTube, which has since taken it down.

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Insurer Pays off Lawsuit with Thousands in Coins

An insurance company settled a lawsuit with a Los Angeles man by dropping off buckets full of thousands of quarters, nickels, dimes and pennies, his attorney said Wednesday.

Andres Carrasco, 76, filed a lawsuit in 2012 against Adriana's Insurance Services, a Rancho Cucamonga-based company.

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Nude Political Candidate Campaigns in Times Square

New York City's Naked Cowboy may have met his match.

San Francisco Board of Supervisors candidate George Davis stripped buck naked in Times Square on Wednesday to campaign for the right to be nude in public.

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Petition: Strapping iPads to Tortoises is Cruel

A Colorado art museum is standing by an upcoming exhibit featuring three tortoises with iPads mounted on their backs, despite calls from animal-rights activists to call off the exhibit as animal abuse.

The Aspen Art Museum released a statement Wednesday supporting the exhibit by Chinese-born Cai Guo-Qiang called "Moving Ghost Town." The exhibit opens Saturday as part of the public grand opening of the town's new $45 million museum.

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Vet Uses Overdose Reversal Drug to Revive Kitten

A Pennsylvania veterinarian has used an overdose reversal drug to save a kitten that had been given heroin.

Police said Tuesday they arrested the suburban Philadelphia man who abused the cat.

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Hong Kong Couple 'Salted and Cooked by Son'

An elderly Hong Kong couple were allegedly dismembered by their son and his friend before being salted, cooked and packed into lunchboxes "like barbecued pork", a court has heard.

The severed heads of 65-year-old Chau Wing-ki and his wife Siu Yuet-yee, 62, were found in March last year, stuffed into two refrigerators in a bloodstained apartment, days after they were reported missing.

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Rats on a Plane Force Air India to Ground Aircraft

Air India has been forced to ground one of its planes after crew spotted rats scurrying around the cabin, The Times of India reported Tuesday.

The plane was on its way from New Delhi to Calcutta when staff became aware of the infestation, the paper said.

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Brutus the Giant Crocodile Attacks Shark in Australia

Tourists in northern Australia have been left stunned by two fierce animals going head-to-head -- a massive saltwater crocodile wrestling with a bull shark in its jaws.

Andrew Paice was on an hour-long wildlife cruise on the Adelaide River with his partner and seven-year-old daughter on Tuesday when they spotted something unusual on the riverbank.

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