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A selection of donuts pose in this unrelated file photo. Source: Facebook

New York bakery specializing in ‘low-fat donuts’ goes bust

In news that would surprise absolutely nobody, ever, a donut store in Manhattan’s Seventh Avenue that specialized in baking low fat and low calorie treats went bankrupt after one year of operations. The outlet was the first physical location for Holey Donuts, a bakery that previously exclusively handled all business through online […]

December 28, 2016 US
A large pig, similar to the one discovered in the basement. Source: Facebook

Massive pig ‘weighing over 500 pounds’ found in Detroit basement

A huge pig weighing in at over 500 pounds was discovered in the basement of a property in Detroit. An anonymous tip brought investigators to the house, and they soon made the rather unexpected discovery after hearing a few suspicious oinks. The anonymous caller who alerted the authorities allegedly claimed that […]

December 28, 2016 US
A raccoon poses in an unrelated file photo. Source: Facebook

DC Park Police officer ‘shoots his own foot’ during fight with raccoon

A raccoon attack on a Park Police officer in Washington DC’s Rock Creek Park has ended with the officer accidentally shooting himself in the foot while trying to fight off the small attacker, and the officer was rushed to hospital, according to local media reports. The incident took place on […]

December 28, 2016 US
A skull poses in this unrelated file photo. Source: Facebook

Sacramento Police investigate woman ‘carrying human skull on stick’

According to reports by local media outlets, a woman in Sacramento has been investigated by police after it is alleged she was spotted by members of the public ‘[carrying] a human skull on a stick through the streets’. Authorities are trying to establish the identity of the victim and the […]

December 28, 2016 US