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    Former lottery worker sentenced for stealing instant tickets

    12/01/2015 11:10 AM EST
    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio Lottery Commission employee has been sentenced to probation for stealing $115,000 in instant lottery tickets and cashing in winners. 
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    Corgi ends up in Honolulu instead of Mississippi
    12/01/2015 10:25 AM EST - HONOLULU (AP) — An American Airlines passenger's pet took something of an unplanned Hawaiian vacation when the corgi was placed on the wrong flight and ended up in Honolulu. Full Story

    Pig with pink toenails lured from flower bed with dog treats
    11/30/2015 05:11 PM EST - CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — A friendly pig with pink toenails was rooting her way through a Florida flower bed when something caught her attention: dog treats. Full Story

    Santa obliges dad of sleeping boy with snoozing photo
    11/30/2015 05:11 PM EST - EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — When Donnie Walters took son Zeke to have his picture taken with Santa Claus, the 6-month-old boy couldn't stay awake while they waited in line. Full Story

    Stolen bust of Lincoln found at Gettysburg cemetery
    11/29/2015 03:10 PM EST - GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A bust of Abraham Lincoln that was stolen from outside a museum near where he delivered the Gettysburg Address has been found. Full Story

    Missing dog found in storm drain in Maryland
    11/28/2015 11:45 AM EST - BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Officials in Maryland say a 30-pound dog rescued from a storm drain had been missing for over a year. Full Story

    Australian Christmas tree sets record with 518,838 lights
    11/27/2015 07:40 PM EST - CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian set his third Christmas-themed world record in as many years Friday by illuminating a tree in downtown Canberra with 518,838 twinkling lights. Full Story

    Baby red pandas at Philly zoo named Betsy and Ben, of course
    11/27/2015 02:46 PM EST - PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A pair of baby red pandas at the Philadelphia Zoo have been named after two of the city's most famous residents: Betsy and Benjamin. Full Story

    Former luncheonette owner chooses to die in her restaurant
    11/27/2015 02:46 PM EST - HOPEWELL, N.J. (AP) — A 78-year-old woman decided to spend her final hours last month — to her very last breath — in the now-shuttered New Jersey luncheonette she spent more than three decades running. Full Story

    Where's the beef? Trucker steals 40,000 pounds of meat
    11/27/2015 12:20 PM EST - LOGANTON, Pa. (AP) — Where's the beef? That's what authorities would like to know after someone stole 40,000 pounds of it from a meat plant in central Pennsylvania. Full Story

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    Review: Fassbender broods mightily in Kurzel's 'Macbeth'

    William Shakespeare's Scottish play gets a highly stylized, moody and occasionally mystifying update, courtesy of Justin Kurzel, the Australian director responsible for the haunting "Snowtown. Full Story