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Here come the killer robots

If you think drone warfare has created some tricky moral dilemmas, said Robert H. Latiff and Patrick J. McCloskey, just wait until we start sending robotic soldiers into battle. Early prototypes of robots that can hunt down and destroy enemies ...
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Man charged with throwing alligator into fast food restaurant

"Man charged with throwing alligator into fast food restaurant", read the headlines when this Florida fast food restaurant got a customer it wasn't expecting who tossed a live alligator through a drive-thru window. Joshua James, 23, of Jupiter, Florida, had ...
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Lizard lounging in New Jersey pupil’s salad is now class pet

A tiny green lizard found by a New Jersey kindergarten student in a bundle of chilled salad greens at home has wriggled its way into the hearts of an entire elementary school class, which has adopted it as a mascot ...
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Sodas speed up aging

Drinking sugary sodas has been proved to lead to obesity, diabetes, and heart attacks. Now researchers have found evidence that the drinks could also speed up the body’s aging process. One of the signs of the aging process is that ...
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Big Tipper From Beyond

■    When Aaron Collins of Lexington, Ky., died suddenly last year at the age of 30, he left his family instructions in his will to leave an "awesome tip" for an unsuspecting server. "I mean $500 on a f—ing pizza ...
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Debriefing: Michelangelo’s David

■    A Japanese town wants to put underpants on a replica of Michelangelo's David. The 16-foot-tall statue has caused a stir since it was presented to the town of Okuizumo as a gift. "It's frightening the children and worrying the ...
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Too drunk to get married

■ An Australian groom showed up so drunk for his wedding that a minister refused to perform the ceremony and his furious fiancee broke up with him. When Jacob Brookes, 41, allegedly stumbled into the church still drunk from his ...
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Family gets $17,000 internet bill for trip to Canada

A Canadian spring break trip turned out to be pretty expensive for one Michigan family. As the parents drove over the Ambassador Bridge into Canada, their 11 year old son was unknowingly racking up thousands of dollars in roaming data ...
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Former Hooters waitress settles toy Yoda suit

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — A former waitress has settled her lawsuit against Hooters, the restaurant that gave her a toy Yoda doll instead of the Toyota she thought she had won. Jodee Berry, 27, won a beer sales contest ...
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5 family members arrested after woman dies in exorcism attempt

BERLIN (AP) -- German police have arrested five South Koreans on suspicion of murder following the death of a relative in an exorcism ritual in the city of Frankfurt, prosecutors. Officers discovered the body of the 41-year-old woman in a ...
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