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(Mark Wilson, Getty Images/file) Woman chugs bottle of cognac before flight

A Chinese woman downed an entire bottle of cognac at an airport after officers refused to let her take it through security and on to her plane.

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Burger King to McDonald's: Let's make a McWhopper
This probably isn't what the United Nations had in mind when it established the International Day of Peace: Burger King is asking McDonald's to join forces to create a "McWhopper."
Woman's Dying Wish: Don't Vote For Hillary Clintomn
A woman from New Jersey has shared with the world an unusual dying wish
Mom gets jail for pulling 6-year-old's hair so hard she bled
A western Pennsylvania woman will spend nearly one to two years in jail for pulling her 6-year-old daughter's hair so hard it separated the girl's scalp from her skull and caused internal bleeding.
Hurt man, 70, survived week in woods by drinking rain water
Authorities say a 70-year-old man who fell while walking the woods near his western New York home survived a week outdoors by drinking rain water.
Single bed bug at 911 center costs Pittsburgh county $12,000
How much does it cost to get rid of a single bed bug? In Pittsburgh, so far, about $12,000.
City fights public urination with paint
The problem with public urination in San Francisco has become so bad that the city has painted nine walls with a repellant material that makes offenders' pee spray back at them.
Target of manhunt let out of jail due to lack of bed space
Authorities say the subject of a two-week manhunt in the high desert of Kern County was released from jail last year due to lack of bed space.
Jesse Ventura roots for Trump, open to being running mate
Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura says he hopes Donald Trump wins the Republican nomination for president and would be open to running as his vice president.
Penn. town says man can't pay fine with 2,500 pennies
A central Pennsylvania borough is putting the brakes on a disgruntled handyman's attempt at paying his $25 parking fine with 50 rolls of pennies.
Iowa officer: 'Happily obliged' suspect's selfie request
An Iowa City police officer has said he "happily obliged" a motorist who asked to take a selfie with him after the man acknowledged that he'd smoked marijuana before driving.

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