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Battling invasive fish with bows and arrows
An Illinois firefighter and archery enthusiast is making some extra cash with a novel if modest contribution to the Great Lakes - by taking paying customers out for boat rides to hunt invasive Asian carp with bows and arrows. Gavino Garay reports.

Protest-inspired 'eye ball' drinks on the menu at Hong Kong restaurant
Bright red strawberry syrup poured over a longan on the top of a glass loosely draped with gauze swab -- this is how a restaurant in Hong Kong chose to remember one of the controversial moments in the ongoing anti-government protests.

Fans flock to 'Alienstock' in the Nevada desert
Scores of UFO enthusiasts converge on rural Nevada for a pilgrimage of sorts to the U.S. installation known as Area 51, long rumored to house government secrets about alien life. They've come for two music festivals held nearby, although some are hoping for a peak behind the gates. Eve Johnson reports.

Scissors snafu: Melania's Washington Monument ribbon cutting
First lady Melania Trump on Thursday wrestled with oversized scissors during a ceremonial ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the reopening of the Washington Monument after extensive renovations. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Britain's Burger King says bye-bye kids toys
Burger King will stop handing out plastic toys in its children's meals and said on Thursday it was launching an amnesty for customers to return any freebies in a bid to tackle the growing problem of plastic waste. Gavino Garay reports.

Obama, Thunberg meet with a fist bump, talk climate
Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg and former U.S. President Barack Obama met with a fist bump at Obama's personal office in D.C. on September 16 as she toured Washington to promote youth climate action. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Drone delivers shark warning to surfer
Amateur drone pilot Christopher Joye captured the moment a shark approached a surfer at Illawarra beach in Australia on Sunday, September 15, using a search and rescue drone equipped with infra-red thermal imaging camera and a warning speaker system. Tamara Lindstrom has the details.

Volunteer cuddlers help premature babies grow
Donna Garcia says she thinks her heartbeat and cuddling premature babies helps calm them down so they can grow. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Golden throne: $5 million toilet stolen in the UK
Thieves caused extensive flooding at an art exhibit in Britain's Blenheim Palace when they burgled an 18-carat gold toilet from an art exhibit.