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Offbeat McDonald's runs out of French fries in Venezuela McDonald's runs out of French fries in Venezuela
Venezuela's more than 100 McDonald's franchises have run out of potatoes and are now serving alternatives like deep-fried arepa flatbreads or yuca, a starchy staple of traditional Venezuelan cooking.
Offbeat Famous white cobra finally gets name: Adhira Famous white cobra finally gets name: Adhira
A white monocled cobra that briefly became a national celebrity after it roamed a Southern California neighborhood for several days in September now has a new name.