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AP Top Strange News At 5:05 p.m. EST

Bart the cat hit by car, buried and then crawls from grave
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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Bart the cat was hit by a car, buried and seemingly crawled back from the dead....

Pennsylvania shop owner makes deflated chocolate football
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CANONSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania candy maker is getting a big kick out of the New England Patriots' scandal over some deflated footballs....

Man hid cocaine inside prosthetic leg in his car, police say
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DOVER, Del. (AP) -- Police say a Delaware drug suspect went out on a limb to transport a stash of cocaine, but he was busted when officers discovered the drug hidden inside his prosthetic leg....





Expect tiny tuxes but no real puppy love at doggy weddings
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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- When pet owners dress up their dogs in miniature white dresses and tiny tuxes, some believe the barks that signal "I do" reveal true puppy love....

Maui fisherman reels in tiger shark, gets bitten
WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) -- A 20-year-old Maui fisherman is recovering after being bitten by an 8- to 10-foot tiger shark while he was trying to throw it back to sea....

Wild kangaroos in Austria? At least 1, surviving in the snow
VIENNA (AP) -- A kangaroo is on the loose in frigid and snowy Austria, hopping his way toward dispelling a famous slogan....

Pet reptile not a lizard, Lithuanian student finds out
VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) -- A baby caiman has found a new home at a Lithuanian zoo after its previous owner tried to sell it online, apparently upon realizing that the pet reptile he was raising in his bathroom wasn't a harmless lizard....

Ohio man says dog got the best of would-be burglar
PORT CLINTON, Ohio (AP) -- A family in northern Ohio says a man trying to break into their home left behind a trail of blood after meeting their dog at the front door....

Snowstorm sasquatch? Watch out for the Boston yeti
BOSTON (AP) -- The monster storm in Boston has brought with it another monster - a yeti....

Firefighters rescue cows that took icy dip in Colorado pond
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FOUNTAIN, Colo. (AP) -- Firefighters in Colorado have rescued two cows that plunged through the ice on a pond....