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Bus driver beats would-be purse snatcher

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Bus driver beats crying thief with bat while driving

A would-be thief who tried to steal a woman's handbag on a bus wasn't fast enough, got stuck in the vehicle's door as he tried to get away and was beaten by the driver as he continued to drive the bus.

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Thief steals 160,000 diapers from charity

Police say more than 160,000 diapers donated to a children's charity have been stolen.

Count Chocula cereal blurb

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Mystery surrounding missing Count Chocula solved

The cereal killer in Fort Collins has been found.

Ebola Halloween display

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Texas man's Halloween decor inspired by Ebola

Ebola-themed Halloween decorations? That's the approach one Dallas-area man is taking.

Honey Boo Boo new blurb

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Report: TLC cancels 'Honey Boo Boo'

TLC's "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" is reportedly ending its run.

TMZ says TLC has canceled the series in light of claims that the program's newly separated matriarch, June "Mama June" Shannon, is dating Mark Anthony McDaniel, a man who served 10 years i...

Halloween trick-or-treaters candy

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Rich woman complains about poor trick-or-treaters

A rich woman who hates it when poor kids treat-or-treat in her neighborhood is shut down by an advice columnist.

Sick, ill

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I caught a plane by accident: Inventive sick day excuses

The challenge for playing hooky is always coming up with a credible excuse. But according to a survey for the online career site Careerbuilder.com, while honesty may be lacking, inventiveness is not.

Queen Elizabeth's first tweet

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Queen joins social media age with 1st tweet

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II dipped a toe into 21st-century communications Friday when she posted her first tweet.

Conan O'Brien, suit

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Albright bests Conan O'Brien on Twitter

You got served, Conan O'Brien. The late-night talk show host discovered that diplomats have a way with words when he tweeted Thursday, "I picked out my Halloween costume. I'm going as 'Slutty Madeleine Albright.' "

China's flag

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China one of top 3 destinations for expats

Many Chinese want to swap Beijing pollution for greener foreign shores, but it seems plenty of expats are happy to head in the opposite direction..

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