Who would've thought that Dr. Oz would stoop so low as to hire actors to play convicts in support of his Senate election opponent? Well, OK, maybe nearly everybody… anyway, exactly what happened. The good doctor's team reportedly hired a group of men to dress up as convicted felons and stand outside with signs reading “Inmates for Fetterman.” One actor even took to social media to share images from the event, saying he couldn't believe how many people actually thought he was a real ex-con. Meanwhile, in London, it was revealed that the Metropolitan police officer who wrote the force's drug strategy is a daily weed smoker. Commander Julian Bennett allegedly smoked cannabis in front of his lodger every day and later threatened to resign when asked if he'd take a drug test. Talk about being caught red-handed! And last but not least, Polish researchers made an eerie discovery while excavating a cemetery: the skeleton of a woman buried under a sickle with a triangular padlock on her foot. Yeah… turns out she may have been part of an elaborate attempt by locals back in the day to keep vampires from rising from their graves. Superstitious much? 

A voyeur filmed men showering but didn’t upload videos as they weren't 'professional' enough.

A voyeur filmed men showering but didn't post the videos because they weren't professional enough. CRACKED.COM Guan Lock Chang was sen- tenced to 18 weeks of jail time for capturing men showering at a swimming complex. Не wanted to post them online to make some money, but they didn't meet his standards.

Today Online

In search for tiger, Albuquerque police find alligator, guns, drugs.

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KOB

Japan’s newly appointed digital minister is waging war on floppy disks.

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Fortune

Uber Eats and Nuro sign a 10-year deal to do robot food delivery in California and Texas.

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The Verge

Judge throws out Trump's lawsuit against Hillary Clinton.

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Axios

San Francisco Parking Spot Goes on Sale for $90,000.

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NBC

Elon Musk $258 billion Dogecoin lawsuit expands.

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Reuters

California highway covered in tomatoes for the second time in a week

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UPI

Woman Claims Her Daughter Was Stalked By A Vampire.

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MSN

Canadian Army investigating after soldier parachutes over Petawawa while drinking beer.

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National Post

Search for missing Native artifacts led to the discovery of bodies stored in ‘the most inhumane way possible.’

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NBC

Martha Stewart Admits She's Wished Friends Would Die So She Could Date Their Husbands.

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Huffington Post

Man Behind US Navy’s Largest Corruption Case Hires a U-Haul, Cuts Ankle Tag, and Flees.

The man behind the Navy's largest corruption case fled in a rented U-Haul. CRACKED.COM Fat Leonard Glenn Francis cut his GPS monitoring ankle brace- let off and escaped his San Diego home, where he's been under house arrest since 2018.

Vice

Ukrainian hackers created fake profiles of attractive women to trick Russian soldiers.

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Business Insider

Woman arrested after faking kidnapping 4 times to extort her mom.

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NY Post

Rivian R1T Powers Patient's Vasectomy After Clinic Power Outage.

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The Drive

Period dignity officer role scrapped after abuse over man's appointment.

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BBC

Fort Worth police respond to call of man with gun in church, turns out it was a cross.

Texas police responded to a call about a man with a gun in a church, but it turned out to be a cross. GRACKED.COM 9-1-1 callers reported a man came into the church with a gun and everyone was lying on the ground at one point. The cross-bear- ing man was taken to the hospital for a psychiatric evaluation.

Star Telegram

Most powerful banker in the world claims inflation is caused by people not commuting.

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Fortune

Earthquakes hit Liechtenstein parliament during quake insurance debate.

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EuroNews

Skeleton of female "vampire" unearthed at cemetery in Poland.

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CBS

Officer who wrote Met’s drug strategy smoked cannabis daily.

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The Guardian

Dr. Oz Campaign Hires Actors To Play Convicted Felons Supporting Fetterman.

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Newsweek 

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