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The five-foot shark suddenly surfaced and grabbed nearly the entire dog in its mouth.
LeNoir said he yelled, then balled up his fists and dove headfirst into the water. He hit the shark in the back and the creature finally let go of the dog.

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Woman gets a surprise from a skunk that she thought was a cat 🙂

A Pennsylvania woman who thought she was petting a neighbor’s cat got a smelly surprise when it turned out to be a skunk. Not only did the skunk spray the woman before dawn Monday, but it ran into her Mount Carmel home.

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Weird attack with spices and sausage:

Authorities say they’ve arrested a man who broke into the home of two California farmworkers, stole money, rubbed one with spices and whacked the other with a sausage before fleeing.

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Powertrip:

An internal affairs report says a Daytona Beach police officer demanded free coffee and tea from a Starbucks and threatened employees with slower emergency response times if they refused.

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Massachusetts — fake shark report:

A 60-year-old man was charged Friday with disorderly conduct for allegedly lying about seeing two great white sharks off the island where the movie “Jaws” was filmed, authorities said.

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Exorcism ruling was overturned in Texas:

A North Texas Pentecostal church should not be held liable for emotional trauma a former parishioner suffered as a youth when church members physically restrained and touched her during two exorcism attempts in 1996, the Texas Supreme Court ruled Friday. The high court’s decision reverses a $300,000 judgment a jury ordered paid to Laura Schubert in 2002… church members held her down and “laid hands” on her while she cried, kicked, clenched her fists, gritted her teeth and made guttural noises. She said the ordeal left her deeply depressed and suicidal and needing psychiatric help.

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A 6 foot long croc was spotted in the surf in South Carolina. It isn’t known whether the crocodile swam up the coast from Florida, or if it was an escaped pet.

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Oil prices are up to a record $139:

Oil prices shot up more than $11 to a new record above $139 Friday after Morgan Stanley predicted prices would hit $150 by the Fourth of July. The unprecedented jump is all but certain to drive gas prices well past the $4 mark in the coming weeks. Oil’s meteoric surge, which pushed prices more than 8 percent higher in a single day, added to a huge increase Thursday to cap oil’s biggest two-day gain in the history of the New York Mercantile Exchange.

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Weird story about baby for sale on craigslist.org:

A couple has been arrested in what Canadian police said on Tuesday was an apparent offer to sell a seven-day-old baby girl on Craigslist for C$10,000 ($10,100).

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