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NYC museum invites viewers to use 18-karat gold toilet

NEW YORK — A New York City museum is offering visitors a chance to sit on a golden throne, but only in private.

As part of his “America” exhibit at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan replaced the toilet in the museum’s fourth-floor restroom with a fully functional replica cast in 18-karat gold.

Snakes Alive! Missing pythons on the loose in neighbourhood

HEPHZIBAH, Ga. — In a real life version of the children’s reader “Snakes Alive!”, state wildlife officers are searching for 14 pythons in an east Georgia subdivision after a woman reported that someone let the pet snakes loose.

Jacqueline Heim told authorities the snakes were in secure cages. She suspects someone set them free deliberately this week.

Love adds trio to Ryder Cup team

CHASKA, Mn.—When Davis Love III and the U.S. Ryder Cup team come to Hazeltine at the end of the month, they’ll be looking to avoid an unprecedented fourth-straight defeat to the Europeans.

The U.S. has spent two years planning and strategizing in hopes of turning the tide, and Love’s first three captain’s picks lean heavily on experience as they try to end the skid.