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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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Royals shut down Mariners

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Seattle Mariners' Nelson Cruz gets ready to bat during the third inning of a spring training baseball game against the San Diego Padres Thursday, March 5, 2015, in Peoria, Ariz.

Kansas City's Ventura holds Seattle to one-hit game in 5-1 victory

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Louisville beats NC State 75-65; on to Elite 8

Louisville head coach Rick Pitino gestrues to his team during the second half of an NCAA tournament college basketball game against UC Irvine in the Round of 64 in Seattle, Friday, March 20, 2015. Louisville beat UC Irvine 57-55.

Montrezl Harrell scored 24 points

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Gonzaga headed to Elite Eight for 1st time since 1999

Gonzaga head coach Mark Few watches during a practice session for a college basketball regional semifinal game in the NCAA Tournament Thursday, March 26, 2015, in Houston. Gonzaga plays UCLA on Friday, March 27, 2015.

Przemek Karnowski had 18 points and nine rebounds

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Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned

FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, Amanda Knox prepares to leave the set following a television interview in New York. Knox is engaged to Colin Sutherland, a musician who recently moved to Seattle from New York, a person close to the Knox family confirmed for The Associated Press. Knox’s murder conviction in the 2007 stabbing of her roommate has been reinstated by an Italian court, but the former college exchange student maintains her innocence and vows she won’t willingly go back to Italy. Both Knox and Sutherland are 27. No wedding date had been set.

Italy's highest court has overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case.

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WWU’s Paul and Orem named GNAC co-Golfers of the Week

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Viking teammates tie for 21st at Cal State Monterey Bay Invitational