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Scientists investigate suspected meteorite death in southern India

CHENNAI Indian scientists are investigating whether a man was killed by a meteorite, which if confirmed would be the first recorded death from falling fragments of space rock in almost 200 years.

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Sparrow defies nature and joins Japanese family

FUKAYA, Japan - - A sparrow has set up home with an elderly couple in Fukaya, in Japan's Saitama prefecture, becoming the newest member of their family. | Video

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Sea lion takes a booth at San Diego restaurant on the beach

LOS ANGELES A skinny sea lion pup with a taste for the finer things in life turned up on Thursday inside a fancy San Diego restaurant, where it settled down into a booth. | Video

05 Feb 2016

Texas governor says he supports crosses on police cars

AUSTIN, Texas The governor of Texas supports police putting cross images on their patrol cars, saying they are part of U.S. historical practices, and symbols of service, his office said on Friday.

05 Feb 2016

Turkish army seizes parrots, budgies on Syria border

ISTANBUL The Turkish army has confiscated 700 parrots and 294 budgerigars on the border with Syria, it said on Friday, as its tighter security measures ensnare what was once a thriving trade in domesticated birds.

05 Feb 2016

Watch the birdie! Photo booth snaps mugshot of thief in the act

CHICAGO If you are going to rob a photo booth, a mask might be a good idea.

04 Feb 2016