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Last Update on August 31, 2015 09:04 GMT

IN THE NEWS: "E.T. THE EXTRATERRESTRIAL

ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) -- If it had sold this well when it first came out, it probably wouldn't have ended up buried in a landfill. Remember those Atari video games featuring "E.T" -- the one deemed so bad that the company discarded batches of them? Since they've been recovered, the games have generated more than $100,000 in sales over the last several months. The game "E.T. The Extraterrestrial," was released in 1982 -- and quickly earned a reputation as the worst video game ever created. But now that they have been dug up, they have been selling on eBay and have fetched close to $108,000.

IN THE NEWS: SELFIE TAKER CHARGED AFTER GETTING INTO ACCIDENT

ORIENT, Maine (AP) -- It's a literal case of someone driven to distraction. Authorities in Maine have issued a summons to a man they say crashed his vehicle into a tree -- while taking a "selfie." Police in Orient, Maine says 29-year-old Jordan Toner wanted to get a shot of himself and the seven passengers when he was driving on Saturday. Instead of a click -- there was a crash, and several of his riders ended up injured after the vehicle struck a tree. He was cited for distracted driving.

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