Weird

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Monday

Student suspended for asking Miss America to prom

Miss America is asking a Pennsylvania school to reconsider the punishment of a senior who asked her to prom.

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Monday

White House: ‘no comment’ on Justin Bieber deportation petition

The troubled Canadian pop star is staying in America for now.

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Thursday

Missing toddler found safe, playing in ‘claw crane’ machine

A 3-year-old boy has been reunited with his mother after being found playing inside a coin-operated arcade game.

money

April 15, 2014

Turns out ‘God’ has bad credit

An NYC man claims Equifax falsely reported he had no financial history because his first name is God.

Twitter

April 14, 2014

Teen’s terror prank might be dumbest Tweet ever

The online meltdown was a whirlwind of tween-speak, full of OMGs and posts that lack any common sense or punctuation.

wedding

April 11, 2014

Would you pay $2K for a sewage plant wedding?

A sewage treatment plant near Seattle is advertising its availability as a wedding venue.

In this Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, photo, a McDonald's Big Mac sandwich is photographed at a McDonald's restaurant in Robinson Township, Pa. McDonald's saw a key sales figure drop in the U.S. again in February 2014, as the world's biggest hamburger chain struggles to beat back competition and adapt to changing eating habits.

April 10, 2014

Florida woman arrested in topless rampage at McDonald’s

A woman wearing only bikini bottoms was observed by security cameras vandalizing a Florida McDonald's.

FILE - This Feb. 1, 2011 file photo shows medical marijuana clone plants at a medical marijuana dispensary in Oakland, Calif. Despite new rules that say only about 140 medical marijuana dispensaries are eligible to stay open, more than 450 have filed renewals to pay Los Angeles business taxes this year.

April 10, 2014

Woman arrested after telling police she bought bad pot

A Texas woman was arrested after complaining to police that a she was sold a bad batch of marijuana.

The company logo is seen on the bonnet of a Mazda car during the media day ahead of the 84th Geneva Motor Show at the Palexpo Arena in Geneva March 5, 2014.

April 10, 2014

Spiders cause Mazda recall for second time

Mazda has issued a recall for Mazda6 sedans because of a spider that weaves a web blocking a vent in the engine.

chupa

April 3, 2014

Chupacabra captured?

A Texas couple says they caught the mythical creature.

taxidermy

April 1, 2014

A Twitter about taxidermy is the weirdest thing you’ll see today

It's simultaneously terrifying and hilarious.

denmark

March 31, 2014

Travel agency urges vacationers: ‘Do it for Denmark’

Reversing Denmark's 27-year birthrate low could get couples future freebies.

cupcake

March 28, 2014

Cupcake ATM offers sweet withdrawals

A 24-hour cupcake vending machine has opened and it's like a dream come true.

Shoes

March 26, 2014

Man robs same shoe store, 15 years apart

After being released from prison for robbing a shoe store, a man allegedly commits the same crime at the same store.

vaticanpostoffice

March 24, 2014

Cocaine-filled condoms mailed to Vatican

Thousands of dollars in drugs are mailed to the Vatican postal office.

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O’Mara bill would allow NY farmers to grow hemp

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State Senator Tom O'Mara speaks to area residents at a town hall meeting held at the Franziska Racker Centers in Ithaca, Wed. Feb. 12, 2014

State Senator Tom O’Mara has introduced a bipartisan bill that would allow farmers in the state to legally grow hemp.

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Chobani secures $750M investment from TPG

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Hamid Ulukaya, CEO of Chobani, Inc., spoke to Ithaca College students Tuesday as part of an event sponsored by The Upstate Venture Capital Association of New York (UVANY)

Greek yogurt maker Chobani has secured a $750 million investment from investment firm TPG Capital.

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NY Fire companies seek volunteers

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Fire departments from around New York state are opening their doors this weekend as they look for new volunteer members.

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Cornell; ND to start $4.5M for study of “hope and optimism”

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$3.8 million is going to a partnership between Cornell University and Notre Dame to study “hope and optimism”.

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Teen stowaway spent hours undetected at California airport

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A boy who stowed away on a flight to Hawaii in the frozen, oxygen-deprived wheel well of a passenger jet is resting in a hospital.