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Actress Tippi Hedren, star of the 1963 Alfred Hitchcock film "The Birds," poses with Julian Jarrold, center, director of the HBO film "The Girl," and cast member Toby Jones on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012 in Beverly Hills, Calif. Hedren's relationship with Hitchcock during the making of the film is the subject of the HBO film "The Girl."

Belligerent birds chase people at Florida park

In a scene straight out of Alfred Hitchcock's "The Birds," some out-of-control birds are chasing people at a central Florida park.

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Loose police horse briefly on patrol in downtown Cleveland

The horse stayed on the street during his escape but didn't stop at red lights.

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Dallas woman accused in illegal butt injections surrenders

Dallas police say a woman accused of providing illegal buttocks injections has surrendered to authorities.

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Balki’s bills: ‘Perfect Strangers’ star owes $280K in taxes, mortgage payments

Bank officials say actor Bronson Pinchot hasn't been heard from in over a year.

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Thief uses his own credit card to jimmy door, leaves it behind

A Pennsylvania man left behind an important clue when he broke into a friend's garage — a credit card with his name on it.

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Elephants save the day

Authorities responding to a tractor-trailer stuck on the muddy shoulder of a highway were astounded to see what was keeping it from overturning: elephants.

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Man arrested in courthouse for missing jury duty 11 times

A man who skipped out on jury duty 11 times in two years will finally face a judge.

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Authorities seek remedy for naked North Carolina neighbor

Authorities say a Charlotte man stands at his front door naked and they don't know if there's anything they can do about it.

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Prostitute propositions the wrong guy

Authorities in Hillside, Illinois, say a young woman offered the police chief sex for $20.

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Utah baseball game is a real stinger

It was like something out of a Hitchcock movie.

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If you’re breaking into a house, don’t pocket dial the police

Authorities in Minnesota say three would-be robbers picked the wrong time to pocket-dial 911.

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Burger King cologne … because why wouldn’t you want to smell like a Whopper?

The flame grilled fragrance goes on sale next month.

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Luck runs out with St. Pat’s runaway keg

A teen was busted after a runaway beer keg caught the attention of police.

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Championship reveals the real big cheese

The largest cheese, butter, and yogurt competition in the nation is underway in Milwaukee.

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Turkeys trigger mayhem

A flock of wild turkeys crossing the road stopped traffic and triggered a crash.

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Say what? Social Security data says 6.5M reach age 112

Americans are getting older, but not this old.

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Bowling is a blast – literally

A bowler in the Ukraine injured two people when he threw a grenade instead of ball.

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Bride leaves man at the aisle for failing simple math problem

The key to a happy marriage apparently involves math.

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‘Breaking Bad’ fans: Put down the pizza!

Fans are imitating a stunt from the hit AMC show, leaving a mess behind.

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Man charged with assault after hurling ‘Jesus’ license plate at brother

Police say a man had to be treated by paramedics after being cut by a "Jesus" vanity license plate.

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Kentucky remains undefeated after beating Notre Dame & moves on to Final Four

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Kentucky's Trey Lyles, left, and Karl-Anthony Towns, right, listen to Willie Cauley-Stein during the team's news conference at the NCAA men's basketball tournament regional, Friday, March 27, 2015, in Cleveland. Kentucky plays Notre Dame in the final Saturday, hoping to extend their unbeaten streak and reach the Final Four.

Andrew Harrison hit two free throws with six seconds left as the Wildcats survived a 68-66 win over third seed Notre Dame.

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10-man FC Dallas holds off the Sounders

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FC Dallas's Michel celebrates as he jogs to midfield after scoring on a penalty kick against the Vancouver Whitecaps in the second half of an MLS playoff soccer match, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Frisco, Texas. FC Dallas won 2-1.

FC Dallas played with 10 men for the majority of the night, the Seattle Sounders failed to capitalize and the match ended in a scoreless draw Saturday night.

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Wisconsin heads to Final Four after win over Arizona

Wisconsin Badgers Head Coach Bo Ryan works with the team during the first round of the NCAA Midwest Regional basketball game in Omaha, Neb., Thursday, March 20, 2008

The Badgers (35-3) denied the Wildcats (34-4) a Final Four berth for the second straight year, having beaten them by one point in overtime in Anaheim a year ago when their seeds were reversed.

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Zunino homers twice, but Giants rally to edge Mariners 9-8

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Seattle Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon is seen before a spring exhibition baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Wednesday, March 19, 2014, in Peoria, Ariz.

The San Francisco Giants rallied from a four-run deficit in the top of the ninth inning with minor leaguers Saturday in a 9-8 split-squad victory.

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AP sources: Texas fires coach Barnes after 17 years

The NCAA logo is on the court as work continues at The Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, March 18, 2015, for the NCAA college basketball second and third round game. Second round games start on Thursday.

Texas has fired coach Rick Barnes after 17 seasons, people with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press.