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An 800-pound sculpture, titled "Purdue," created by artist Domenic Esposito is displayed outside the Connecticut headquarters of drugmaker Purdue Pharma, Friday, June 22, 2018, in Stamford, Conn. The sculpture was inspired to create by Esposito's brother's battle with addiction. Several state and local governments are suing Purdue Pharma for allegedly using deceptive marketing to boost sales of its opioid painkiller OxyContin, blamed for opioid overdose deaths. (Susan Dunne/Hartford Courant via AP)
Drug spoon sculpture placed outside drugmaker headquartersA huge steel sculpture of a bent and burned drug spoon placed in front of the Connecticut headquarters of drugmaker Purdue Pharma as part of an opioid crisis protest has been removed
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Woman who took dead butterfly from exhibit gets probationA woman who took a dead butterfly from an Ohio botanical garden has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor theft
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This photo provided on Thursday, June 21, 2018, by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation shows a venomous timber rattlesnake inside a car's engine compartment and curled up on a battery earlier this month in rural Hancock, on the Pennsylvania. (New York State Department of Environmental Conservation via AP)
Man finds rattlesnake under hood while trying to start carAn upstate New York man trying to jump-start his car was greeted by an unusual sound coming from his engine _ the rattle of a venomous timber rattlesnake
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Bank robbery suspect gives ID, easily tracked by policePolice say a quick-thinking bank teller convinced a suspected robber to hand over his own license
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FILE- In this Nov. 13, 2016 file photo, an Indian holds 2000 rupee currency notes in Jammu, India. Police say at least one rat slipped through a hole in the back of an ATM in northeastern India and ate more than $19,000 in currency. (AP Photo/Channi Anand, File)
In India, rats have a $19,000 mealPolice say at least one rat slipped through a hole in the back of an ATM in northeastern India and ate more than $19,000 in currency
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Ichiro Suzuki, special assistant to the chairman of the Seattle Mariners, wears a fake mustache and a hoodie as he sits in the dugout and watches the New York Yankees bat during the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, June 21, 2018, at Yankee Stadium in New York. Suzuki donned a Bobby Valentine-style disguise and sneaked into the Seattle dugout to watch a bit of the action at Yankee Stadium. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
Ichi-who? Suzuki sits on M's bench in fake mustache disguiseAP photos show Ichiro Suzuki hiding in fake mustache, glasses in dugout during game
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Deputy frees bear trapped inside carA bear that managed to break into a car needed help from a sheriff's deputy to get out
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Wife credited with returning husband to jail following errorCourt records say a Colorado inmate, mistakenly released from jail, enjoyed less than two hours of freedom before his wife realized the error and made him turn himself in
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2 people injured while trying to avoid hitting kangarooA Montana Highway Patrol Trooper says two people were injured after the driver swerved their vehicle to avoid hitting a kangaroo on the road
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In this April 5, 2018 photo, The Phillie Phanatic reacts prior to the first inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins  in Philadelphia.   Kathy McVay says she was at Monday, June 18,  Phillies game when the team’s mascot, the Phillie Phanatic, rolled out his hot dog launcher. McVay was sitting near home plate and all of a sudden she says a hot dog wrapped in duct tape struck her in the face.  She left the game to get checked out at a hospital, and she says she has a small hematoma.  The Phillies apologized to McVay Tuesday and the team has offered her tickets to any game. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)
Phillies fan injured by flying hot dog launched by PhanaticPhiladelphia Phillies fan says a hot dog launched by the baseball team's mascot left her with a black eye
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Police: Trucker with stuck tree branch leaves wake of wrecksThe New York Police Department says an oblivious truck driver with a large branch stuck to his truck left behind a five-block long path of destruction wrecking multiple cars
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Slow farm tractor flees police, setting off low-speed chasePolice say a slow-moving farm tractor that fled a traffic stop led police on a nearly 3-mile low speed chase
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