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Weird National Briefs - Sept 11, 2013

Spicy subterfuge

COLUMBUS, New Mexico - Authorities say an immigrant suspected of entering the country illegally attempted to make his journey in a shipment of red chile.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at a New Mexico border checkpoint said the man was discovered Thursday face down among a commercial load of the spicy stuff.

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Tuesday, 27 August 2013 21:07

August 28, 2013

That wascally waccoon!

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Police in Connecticut say an 81-year-old man who was lying in wait with a rifle for a pesky raccoon accidentally shot himself after sneezing and falling from a chair.

New Haven police say James Pace Sr. shot himself in the shin at his home Saturday night. The injury wasn't life-threatening.

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