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Thursday, Nov 30, 2017 at 08:24 AM PST

Cross-Border Zip Line Smuggling Attempt Busted in Arizona

Cross-Border Zip Line Smuggling Attempt Busted in Arizona

Border Patrol agents in southern Arizona arrested a man and seized 10 bundles of marijuana after a cross-border zip line smuggling attempt. Agents using surveillance technology detected a person a few feet...

Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017 at 12:52 PM PST

How James Franco Made a Film About Cult Favorite 'The Room'

How James Franco Made a Film About Cult Favorite 'The Room'

There are bad movies, and then there is "The Room," a spectacularly bizarre independent drama from 2003 starring, written, financed and directed by Tommy Wiseau.

Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017 at 06:02 AM PST

Bird Watchers Flock to Dana Point to See the Nazca Booby

Bird Watchers Flock to Dana Point to See the Nazca Booby

Bird enthusiasts flocked to Southern California to get a glimpse of a rare bird normally seen on the Galapagos Islands. The Orange County Register reports the Nazca Booby was spotted Monday in Dana Point.

Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017 at 04:15 AM PST

No, Christmas Tree: Police Warn Against This Kind of Tree Transport

No, Christmas Tree: Police Warn Against This Kind of Tree Transport

Police in one Massachusetts town say if you're going to pick up a Christmas tree this year, make sure to transport it responsibly. Sudbury police posted a photo to their Facebook page Friday afternoon,...

Saturday, Nov 25, 2017 at 08:43 PM PST

Thieves Steal 1,800 Gallons of Vodka From LA Distillery

Thieves Steal 1,800 Gallons of Vodka From LA Distillery

Police are searching for thieves who swiped more than 1,800 (6,800 liters) gallons of vodka from a Los Angeles distillery.

Saturday, Nov 25, 2017 at 12:29 AM PST

Trump and Time Magazine Dispute 'Person of the Year' Plans

Trump and Time Magazine Dispute 'Person of the Year' Plans

President Donald Trump says he's not playing ball with Time magazine as it decides its Person of the Year. The magazine counters that Trump has it all wrong. In a tweet Friday as he spent the Thanksgiving...

Friday, Nov 24, 2017 at 08:20 PM PST

Popular YouTube Videos May Have Psychologically Harmed Kids

Popular YouTube Videos May Have Psychologically Harmed Kids

“Toy Freaks,” a popular YouTube channel followed by millions, was deactivated by the site last week for violating policies against child endangerment, NBC News reports. The channel, run by single father Gregory...

Wednesday, Nov 22, 2017 at 06:52 AM PST

Woman Steals Gifts From NYC Apt, Leaves Dirty Kitty Litter

Woman Steals Gifts From NYC Apt, Leaves Dirty Kitty Litter

A woman was caught on camera stealing presents from a West Harlem apartment building and residents say the only gift she left behind was a bag of dirty kitty litter. Residents tell NBC 4 New York that the woman...

Wednesday, Nov 22, 2017 at 06:56 AM PST

Baron Cohen to Pay Fine Czechs Got Wearing Borat Mankini

Baron Cohen to Pay Fine Czechs Got Wearing Borat Mankini

Comic actor Sacha Baron Cohen has offered to pay the fines for six Czech tourists who were reportedly detained by authorities in Kazakhstan's capital Astana for dressing up as his character Borat. Sporting lime...

Wednesday, Nov 22, 2017 at 09:36 AM PST

58 Indian Soldiers Ride a Single Motorcycle to Break Record

58 Indian Soldiers Ride a Single Motorcycle to Break Record

After six months of dieting and two failed attempts, 58 members of the 'Tornadoes', a motorcycle display team of the Indian Army, climbed onto a motorcycle together to break a world record. The Indian Army broke...

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