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Mookie Betts starts a World Series rally for Dodgers and wins free tacos for America with stolen base

Getty Images When America played the first World Series game between the Rays and the Dodgers (TB-LAD GameTracker) on Tuesday, it watched with bated breath because of its continued love of the sport. They also looked for the option for tacos – healthy, relaxing, and free. While this is definitely not the stolen base era, Dodger’s rush dealer Mookie Betts …

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Stolen ballots in Sammamish, Washington: Police

Dozens of ballot papers have been implicated in postal theft in the city of Sammamish, Washington, local police say. It’s safe to say that things are quite nerve-wracking ahead of the 2020 presidential election, but it’s worth noting that a police spokesman says they don’t suspect this is politically motivated. “None of them had been opened or filled in,” said …

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Lemur missing, possibly stolen, from the San Francisco Zoo: NPR

Maki, the 21-year-old male ring-tailed lemur, was discovered missing shortly before the zoo opened, zoo officials and police officers said. They seek advice from the public in hopes of finding the lemur and explain that maki is an endangered animal that needs special care. Marianne V. Hale / AP Hide label Toggle labeling Marianne V. Hale / AP Maki, the …

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The tourist returns stolen artifacts from Pompeii after claiming under a curse: “I was young and stupid”

A Canadian woman has decided to return a handful of artifacts that she stole from Pompeii in 2005 in hopes of freeing herself and her family from a “curse” that has allegedly plagued her since then. The woman, who identified herself only as “Nicole” in a letter accompanying the stolen items, claims that she was “young and stupid” at the …

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The tourist returns stolen artifacts to Pompeii after 15 years of curse

(CNN) – A Canadian woman has returned five artifacts that she took from Pompeii in 2005, claiming they were unlucky. The woman, identified only as Nicole, sent two white mosaic tiles, two pieces of amphora vase, and a piece of ceramic wall to the Pompeii Archaeological Park, along with a letter explaining her decision. “I wanted a piece of history …

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Canadian returns “cursed” artifacts stolen from Pompeii

A Canadian tourist has returned artifacts stolen from the ancient site of Pompeii, claiming they are “bad luck”. The 36-year-old woman, identified only as Nicole, sent a package of the relics and a note saying she had taken them to a local travel agent in Campania, Italy, the Telegraph reported. “Take them back, please, they bring bad luck,” the woman …

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Mao scroll stolen in Hong Kong Heist

HONG KONG – The thieves retrieved $ 645 million worth of artifacts from an apartment in Hong Kong while the owner was in mainland China. Then they drove off in a taxi. Among the stolen items were 24,000 vintage postage stamps, 10 bronze coins, and seven calligraphy scrolls that the owner Fu Chunxiao wrote according to Mao Zedong. Most of …

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Stolen Mao Zedong Scroll Found Cut In Half

Image rights Getty Images A stolen Chinese calligraphy scroll valued at millions was found in Hong Kong after it was cut in half. Thieves stole the scroll of Chinese communist leader Mao Zedong from an art collector’s home last month during a break-in. They then sold it for a fraction of its value. It was apparently cut up because the …

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