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Rockefeller Center Christmas tree owl released back into the wild

Nov. 25 (UPI) -- The owl that stowed away in the Christmas tree erected at New York's Rockefeller Center was given a clean bill...

Canadian Army promotes polar bear to honorary master corporal

Nov. 25 (UPI) -- The Canadian Army celebrated the fifth birthday of a beloved polar bear at the Toronto Zoo by giving the animal...

Deer runs wild through assisted living facility in Canada

Nov. 24 (UPI) -- Police responded to an assisted living facility in Canada to remove a deer that crashed into the building through a...

Man wins $100,000 by buying 20 identical lottery tickets for one drawing

Nov. 20 (UPI) -- A man won a $100,000 prize from a Virginia Lottery drawing with $5,000 prize tickets by buying 20 identical tickets...

Bright meteor lights up the night sky over Texas

Africa Press-Nigeria: Nov. 20 (UPI) -- A bright meteor illuminated the night sky over southern Texas as part of the anticipated Leonids meteor shower, experts...

Harlem Globetrotters break 3 records for Guinness World Records Day

Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Guinness World Records marked Wednesday's Guinness World Records Day by announcing three new records set by players for the Harlem...

Apparent decapitated body on Florida beach was a store mannequin

Nov. 17 (UPI) -- An environmental nonprofit in Florida said a volunteer walking on a beach discovered what seemed to be a macabre scene...

Italian artist breaks world record with 6,119-square-foot drawing

Africa Press-Nigeria An Italian sketch artist broke a Guinness World Record when he spent five days creating a drawing that covers 6,118.96 square feet. Altomonte-based artist...

Pigeon becomes world’s most expensive after selling for $1.9M

Africa-Press Nigeria Nov. 16 (UPI) -- A champion racing pigeon sold by a Belgian trainer broke a world record and became the world's most expensive...

Man takes plane home with $1M lottery ticket in his pocket

Africa Press-Nigeria Nov. 12 (UPI) -- A North Carolina man said he forgot about the scratch-off lottery tickets he bought before a trip to Colorado...