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This Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, photo provided by Temple University shows a plaque commemorating a 45-year relationship that began when Sharyn Rubin first met Eric Schlesinger as he held open elevator doors in a dorm for her during move-in day on Sept. 6, 1972, with the plaque installed outside the elevator where they met at the university in Philadelphia. Rubin introduced herself days later at a college mixer by walking up to Schlesinger and saying, "Hi, Mr. Elevator Man." She died last year from colon cancer. The quote is now affixed to the elevator, which will be named for Shari Rubin Schlesinger on Friday. (Joseph V. Labolito/Temple University via AP)
University honors students who found love in elevator in '72Philadelphia's Temple University is honoring a 45-year relationship sparked in a campus elevator
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Colombian city urges a break from sex to fight heat waveHealth officials in one Colombian coastal city have a controversial recommendation for residents trying to stay cool during an intense heat wave: Take a break from sex
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ASPCA says more than 600 birds removed from homeThe American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals says more than 600 birds were removed from a house in central Ohio after reports of animal neglect and a complaint from the public about living conditions.
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FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2016 file photo, a young visitor gets a close up view of Mara, a 12-year-old hippopotamus at the Los Angeles Zoo. Police are investigating after a video shows a man spanking a hippopotamus at the Los Angeles Zoo. The video shows the man crossing a railing last week and sneaking up on two hippos, Rosie and Mara. He smacks Rosie on the rear and her mother lifts her head as the man runs off and raises his arms in gesture of victory. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)
Police look into video of man spanking hippo at LA ZooPolice are investigating after a video shows a man spanking a hippopotamus at the Los Angeles Zoo
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FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018 file photo, the only remaining piece of the 130 ton, 250 meter long fatberg, removed from the sewers in the Whitechapel area of east London in the latter months of 2017, is displayed during a media preview at the Museum of London in London. London's famous, festering fatberg lives on - and is getting its own livestream. The Museum of London said on Tuesday, Aug. 14 a chunk of oil, fat, diapers and baby wipes blasted out of a city sewer last year is now part of its permanent collection. The museum says the "highly toxic" lump will be stored in a secure case and displayed online via a “fatcam” so that viewers can watch its changes. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, file)
Museum of London displays fatberg on 24-hour livestreamLondon's famous, festering fatberg lives on _ and is getting its own livestream
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Minnesota deputies rescue women stranded on unicorn raftTwo Minnesota deputies helped a group of women stranded on a large, inflatable rainbow unicorn
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In this Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, photo provided by the Belleville Fire Department,  a man is rescued from deep mud after he became stuck while trying to reach his pet parrot at Bicentennial Park in Belleville, Ill. Fire Chief Tom Pour says the mud from a lake being dredged was like quicksand. Neither the man nor the bird was injured. (Tom Pour/Belleville Fire Department via AP)
Man rescued from mud with parrot perched on his shouldersFirefighters had to rescue a southwestern Illinois man from deep mud after he became stuck while trying to reach his pet parrot
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Man donates to firefighter drive, leaves wedding ring behindMan donating to fire department's muscular dystrophy drive accidentally drops his wedding ring into firefighter's boot
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Rhode Island alone celebrates Victory Day, debate lingersRhode Island is marking the end of World War II as a state holiday, although it remains the only state in the U.S. to do so
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In this image provided by the Massachusetts State Police, Trooper Corey Brown tends to a Doberman pinscher after a successful effort to lure the dog off the highway with a stuffed teddy bear, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, along Interstate 291 in Springfield, Mass. The dog has been returned, unharmed, to the owner, who lives near the highway. (Massachusetts State Police via AP)
Dog running on interstate can't resist lure of stuffed teddyA dog could not resist being lured away from a busy Massachusetts highway by a teddy bear
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Residents split in goose dispute in Long Island villageResidents of a Long Island village are divided over what to do about a glut of goose droppings around town
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This Thursday, Aug. 10, 2018 photo provided by the Boulder, Colo., Police Department shows a mountain lion next to a couch inside a home. Police say the homeowner returned Thursday night and found the mountain lion inside. It appeared that it had pushed through a screen and couldn’t get back out. (Boulder Police Department via AP)
Mountain lion breaks into Colorado home, kills house catA mountain lion that became trapped inside a Colorado home killed a house cat before police and wildlife officers were able to scare it out
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