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Cats Know Their Name and Ignore You Anyway: Study

If you ever thought your cat was being aloof because it didn’t know its own name when you called them then you are in for quite the shock. A new study has found that our feline friends can actually distinguish their names from other sounds, so your kitty may just be ignoring you when you call for...
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107-Year-Old Reveals Secret to Living Longer: 'I Never Got Married'

If you want to live your best life, stay single! At least that’s what Louise Signore believes as she just celebrated her 107th birthday this week. Born in 1912, just three months after the Titanic sank, the Bronx, New York resident says never tying the knot was definitely a factor in maintaining...
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Snag a Free Coffee From Starbucks on Friday

Shots - it’s what’s for breakfast...or for lunch or mid-afternoon snack or whenever you go to Starbucks on Friday, August 2nd. That’s the day the coffee chain is offering customers around the nation free shots of its Nitro Cold Brew coffee, according to “ Today. ” Lush, creamy, impossibly smooth...
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Woman Who 'Invented' The Gender Reveal Party Now Regrets It

( 102.9 The Wolf ) - If you or someone you know has had a baby in the last 11 years, there's a pretty good chance that you've either had a gender reveal party, or you've been to one. But are they on their way out? Apparently, they should be, according to the woman who "invented" them. According to...
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Woman Arrested at Taco Bell After Pouring Liquor in Worker's Mouth

( KLUV ) - We've all heard the saying, "Nothing good happens after midnight." Apparently, Elianna Aguilar-Aguilar has not. The 23-year-old is accused of pouring liquor into a Taco Bell employee's mouth while going through the drive-thru . As the 23-year-old Oregon woman stopped by her local Taco...
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Unbelievable! Airline Asks Strangers to Share Room With 1 Bed After Missing Flight

An airline has taken flying the friendly skies to a whole new level. 71-year-old Air Canada passenger Elizabeth Coffi Tabu was on her way back to her home in Paris after spending a month with family in Canada when a delayed flight forced her to miss a connection in Montreal. Since there were no...
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Suspect in California Food Festival Shooting Identified

GILROY ( KCBS ) — The suspected shooter who killed three people at the Gilroy Garlic Festival on Sunday before being fatally shot by police has been identified as Santino William Legan, a 19-year-old from Gilroy. Legan used an SKS rifle, which is an AK-47 style gun that was purchased legally on...
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Angry Mom Says 'Childless' Millennials Should Be Banned from Disney World

( WYCD ) - After spending a day trying to keep her 3-year-old entertained while waiting in ridiculously long lines, one mother has come up with an idea to combat overcrowding at Disney World: Ban "childless" couples. In a rant posted on Facebook, the unnamed woman says she's sick of seeing "...
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Should Halloween Date Be Moved?

( WBBM NEWSRADIO ) -- There's a push to make Halloween a "safer, longer, stress-free celebration." A Change.org petition to change the date of Halloween is continuing to grow, nearing its goal of 75,000 signatures. The Halloween & Costume Association started the national petition last year on...
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Buy Obama’s High School Basketball Jersey for a Cool $100,000

( WBBM ) – A high school basketball jersey worn by President Barack Obama in the late-1970s is expected to draw a winning bid of at least $100,000 next month, auctioneers say. The game-worn jersey will be auctioned off Aug. 17 by Heritage Auctions. It is displaying the piece of sports memorabilia...
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