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Couple freaks out after sneaking into vacant home to smoke weed — and finding a tiger inside

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A couple thought they might be hallucinating after sneaking into a vacant Texas home to smoke weed — and finding a tiger inside.

The pair went inside an abandoned home in Houston to get high and were greeted by a caged tiger that police say could easily have escaped, reported KHOU-TV.

“He’s in a rinky-dink cage that could easily bust open,” said a police spokesman. “It was secured with a nylon strap and a screwdriver for the top of the cage. He could have gone on a rampage in the city — anything could have happened!”

The tiger was insufficiently housed and left alone, but police said it was well-fed and appeared to be healthy.

The female tiger, which police nicknamed “Tyson” after the animal in the movie “The Hangover,” was tranquilized and taken to an animal sanctuary.

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The couple who found the tiger called authorities to report what they had seen, and police said they were initially unsure if the animal was real or if they might be hallucinating.

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How Jeffrey Epstein was moving ‘a lot of dough’ in an investment fund run by an ex-girlfriend’s husband

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In a bizarre twist in the ongoing questions about where Jeffrey Epstein got his billions, Vanity Fair has details about a very close relationship he holds with the family of an ex-girlfriend.

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Rudy Giuliani is running a backchannel with Ukraine to take down Mueller and Trump’s critics: report

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A new report reveals that Rudy Giuliani, the former New York City mayor currently working as President Donald Trump's lawyer, has established a backchannel with the Ukrainian government in order to dig up dirt on potential 2020 Democratic presidential candidates.

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Trump’s bizarre claim of being a Kashmir ‘mediator’ is quickly denied by India: ‘No such request has been made’

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India's official government spokesperson contradicted President Donald Trump's suggestion that he would "meditate" the conflict in the Kashmir region.

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