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In this March 19, 2013, file photo, singer Justin Bieber performs during a concert at Bercy Arena in Paris. Bieber is apologizing after a years-old video surfaced showing the then-teenager telling a racist joke with the N-word. In a statement Sunday, June 1, 2014, to The Associated Press, Bieber said when he was a kid he didn't realize how certain words could hurt.

Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus get ‘blown up’ in disco demolition

The music of the Biebs was blown up as part of a minor league baseball promotion.

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Jailed man orders pizza to police station

A man in police custody uses his phone call to send pizza to the officer who arrested him.

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A $35K suite for your pet? Home builder goes to the dogs

Yuppie puppies will feel right at home in a pet "spa" that includes TV, kitchen, and bunk beds and adds a whopping $35,000 on to the cost of a house.

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Man ‘passive-aggressively’ stabbed watermelon

A 49-year-old Connecticut man faces charges for allegedly stabbing a watermelon in a passive-aggressive manner.

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Fans want to name state fair cow sculpture ‘LeButter James’

Some Cleveland Cavaliers fans want to butter up LeBron James.

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Corpse slips out of coroner’s vehicle onto Pennsylvania street

A corpse on a gurney slid out of the back of a coroner's vehicle and onto a busy street in an eastern Pennsylvania town.

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Man gets draft notice, 102 years late

A western Pennsylvania man receives a notice to register for the nation's military draft, two decades after he died.

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Man accidentally spends 30 hours in jail

A man visiting his son at a Chicago jail ends up getting locked in a room for 30 hours.

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Ohio man’s online potato salad effort takes off

An Ohio man who jokingly sought $10 to pay for his first attempt at making potato salad has raised more than $37,000.

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Thieves get away with soapy steal

Police are looking for thieves who stole $2,000 worth of soap and hygiene items from a CVS.

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Maryland vandals ‘tag’ piglets

Vandals broke into a Maryland petting zoo this week and painted graffiti on a sow and her piglets, police said on Wednesday.

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Jersey’s ‘Winnie the Pooh’ gets head stuck in cookie jar

A bear cub who got a cookie jar stuck on his head is recovering after being rescued from 40 feet up in a tree.

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Letter written in 1931 finally delivered

It took more than 80 years, but the post office finally delivers.

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Russia launches ‘swear bot’ to squash foul mouths

Software known as the "swear-bot" will be used to police cursing on the Internet.

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United plane’s evacuation slide deploys mid-flight

A United Airlines plane made an emergency landing in Kansas after an evacuation slide deployed in mid-air.

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Police: Former Chik-fil-A employee robs KFC

A recently-fired Chik-fil-A employee is accused of robbing the store's competitor at gunpoint.

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Burglar busted by his own Facebook

A 26-year-old man faces up to 10 years in prison after allegedly breaking into a house, and leaving his Facebook account open on the computer inside.

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Zoo bans woman for feeding cookies to lions

The Memphis Zoo has banned a woman for climbing over a barrier into a lion habitat.

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‘Corpse’ flowers causing a blooming stink

The blossoming of twin "corpse" flowers, whose towering blooms reek of rotten flesh, is causing a major stink in the botany world.

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Chicago Cubs sue fake team mascots accused of hustling fans

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The Chicago Cubs are suing two men accused of posing in bear costumes and lurking around Wrigley Field, hustling fans for tips.

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Red Wings reveal plans for new home

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The Detroit Red Wings revealed plans for a new home on Sunday as part of a re-energizing of the Motor City's downtown core.

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Clippers’ future on line as probate trial resumes

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The trial over the $2 billion proposed sale of the NBA team resumes today.

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Bon Jovi wants to buy the Buffalo Bills

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The rocker wants to add NFL team owner to his resumé.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

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A look at the sports news making headlines today, Monday, July 21.