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Trucker pulling loose tooth triggers backup on Alabama freeway: report

- A truck driver distracted by yanking free his loose tooth veered off the road and caused a miles-long backup on an Alabama freeway, a local newspaper reported on Friday.

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Mr Incredible convicted of attacking Batgirl on Hollywood Boulevard

LOS ANGELES - A man who dresses as the comic superhero Mr. Incredible has been sentenced to 3 years probation after pleading guilty to attacking a woman costumed as Batgirl in a Hollywood Boulevard turf dispute, prosecutors said on Tuesday.

Entertainment, 27 Jan 2015

Mississippi collector's quirky Elvis shrine up for auction

JACKSON, Miss. - The estate of an eccentric Elvis Presley memorabilia collector who for more than two decades offered tours of his Mississippi house at any time day or night will be auctioned on Saturday, his attorney said.

27 Jan 2015

San Francisco Zoo offers spurned lovers cockroach, scorpion adoptions

- The San Francisco Zoo is giving the spurned and broken-hearted a new reason to mark Valentine's Day - the chance to adopt a giant scorpion or hissing cockroach named after a heart-trampling ex.

27 Jan 2015

China police suspended after dining on enormous salamander

BEIJING - The southern Chinese city of Shenzhen suspended 14 police officers and put a police chief under investigation on Tuesday on suspicion of feasting on an endangered giant salamander, state media reported.

27 Jan 2015

Naked violinist sues Portland police over arrest

PORTLAND, Ore. - An Oregon man who claims his rights were violated last year when he was arrested outside the federal courthouse in downtown Portland for playing his violin in the nude is suing the police department and others for $1.1 million. 

26 Jan 2015