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October 18, 2012

Police in Florida say they arrested a man accused of fighting with a restaurant manager after having sex with his date on a table in front of other patrons including children, who were eating in the same area.

New York state lottery officials said a pair of brothers cashed in a 6-year-old ticket with a $5 million prize only 11 days before it would have expired. The brothers hung onto the ticket for so long because they were concerned the prize could negatively influence their lifes if they did not plan properly before being publicly introduced.

A British treasure hunter on his first outing with a metal detector said he discovered a cache of 159 Roman-era coins that could be worth $161,660. The 34-year-old man, whose name was not released, said he found the gold “solidi” coins, dating from about 1,600 years ago, while taking his newly purchased metal detector out for a test spin in some woods near St. Albans, England.

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