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Saints fan's obit: was 'determined not to watch Super Bowl'

The New Orleans Saints lost to the Los Angeles Rams after some widely derided officiating last month. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File) The obituary for a New Orleans Saints fan with “a great sense of humor” seemed to poke fun at the NFL officiators in his team’s loss to the Los Angeles Rams ahead of the Super Bowl. Henry A. Jaume, Sr., 65, ...

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Wisconsin man chops up belongings with ax after he thought wife damaged his action figures, police say

A 34-year-old Wisconsin man reported himself to police on Sunday after he allegedly destroyed $5,000 worth of his own property, police said.  (iStock, File) A Wisconsin man used an ax to destroy many of his expensive personal items after he thought his wife damaged his action figures — then called 911 on himself after he realized he overreacted, police said. ...

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Banksy’s painting self-destructs moments after it’s sold for $1.4M

A stencil painting by Banksy self-destructed just moments after being sold for $1.4M. (Sotheby’s) A stencil spray painting by elusive street artist Banksy self-destructed on Friday, moments after being sold for $1.4 million, baffling onlookers. The artwork titled “Girl With Balloon,” one of Banksy’s best-known works, went under the hammer at Sotheby’s in London, fetching more than three times its ...

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Goats caught roaming New York City subway tracks

Two goats were spotted wandering on New York City subway tracks.  (MTA) It was just another baaaaad commute for a duo of New York City transit riders. Subway officials were surprised Monday when they caught a pair of goats wandering the tracks in Brooklyn. The four-legged animals were walking on the N line. “They’re safe and not currently affecting service, ...

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Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr thankful to have WR Jordy Nelson in fold

Quarterback Derek Carr is thrilled the Oakland Raiders secured the services of veteran wide receiver Jordy Nelson. Carr glowingly shared his feelings about the offseason acquisition to the East Bay Times recently. “I can’t say enough good things. I can’t believe Green Bay let him go, but I’m glad he’s here,” the 27-year-old Carr said. The Packers released Nelson in ...

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Kansas City Royals ship All-Star Mike Moustakas to Milwaukee Brewers

July 28 (UPI) — The Kansas City Royals have traded two-time All-Star Mike Moustakas to the Milwaukee Brewers. Milwaukee and Kansas City announced the pact late Friday night. The Royals acquired outfielder Brett Phillips and right-handed pitcher Jorge Lopez in exchange for the veteran third baseman. Moustakas hit .249 with 20 home runs and 62 RBIs in 98 games this ...

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