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SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Is a breakup bringing you heartache for Valentine’s Day?
Posted on 12 February 2016 | 12:18 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Veterinarians say a starving sea lion rescued last week after finding its way into a fancy San Diego restaurant is on the mend.
Posted on 11 February 2016 | 2:23 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The city of Boston is trying to rid the streets of unsightly cigarette butts by placing special receptacles in high traffic areas that will allow smokers to vote on a simple question.
Posted on 11 February 2016 | 1:44 pm
HERCULES, Calif. (AP) — Police say they have stepped up patrols and are considering putting cameras to try to catch whoever is spreading thousands of thumbtacks across a Northern California dog park.
Posted on 11 February 2016 | 4:08 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Police say they’re investigating after a man appeared to wave a handgun behind a television news reporter during a live broadcast in New York City.
Posted on 10 February 2016 | 11:01 pm
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HOWELL, N.J. (AP) — Charges against a New Jersey woman who nursed two abandoned baby squirrels back to health have been dropped on a technicality.
Posted on 10 February 2016 | 6:23 pm
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AUBURN, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a 24-year-old central New York man who admitted to being involved in about 100 thefts has been arrested again after robbing a woman.
Posted on 10 February 2016 | 2:24 pm
(Reuters) – A wild elephant went on a rampage in a village in India's eastern West Bengal state on Wednesday, damaging around 100 structures, villagers said. The elephant strayed into the village early in the morning and woke up villagers with its roaring. Attacks by elephants have been on the rise in eastern India.
Posted on 10 February 2016 | 11:12 am
By Andrew MacAskill NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Indian scientists have expressed doubt that a man in the southern state of Tamil Nadu was the first person to have been confirmed killed by a meteorite strike, as the state’s top official has declared. “It cannot be a meteorite,” he said.
Posted on 10 February 2016 | 11:10 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Houston man and a New York woman are facing felony charges after authorities say they were recorded having sex in public during a 30-minute ride in a glass-enclosed cabin on a Ferris wheel 550 feet above the Las Vegas Strip.
Posted on 10 February 2016 | 12:30 am
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VOORHEES, N.J. (AP) — Twin sisters in New Jersey have given birth to girls just minutes apart at the same hospital.
Posted on 9 February 2016 | 6:16 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Red Cross plans to honor a year-old red kangaroo that works as a therapy animal at a Salt Lake City veterans home.
Posted on 9 February 2016 | 5:37 pm
WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) — Police say a woman tried to get a couple to rob the Pennsylvania fast-food restaurant where she worked.
Posted on 9 February 2016 | 2:18 pm
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(Reuters) – A Florida fast food restaurant got a customer it wasn’t expecting when a live alligator was tossed through a drive-thru window by a patron. Joshua James, 23, of Jupiter, Florida, had wanted to play a practical joke on a friend working at the Wendy’s restaurant in Royal Palm Beach when he decided to hurl the reptile into the building, his parents told local broadcaster WPTV. “It was a stupid prank,” Linda James said.
Posted on 9 February 2016 | 9:36 am
By Brendan O'Brien MILWAUKEE (Reuters) – A Wisconsin couple allowed their 9-year-old daughter to drive them and their 11-month-old baby because they were too drunk to do so themselves, according to Polk County Circuit Court records. Jason Roth, 36, and Amanda Eggert, 32, pleaded not guilty at the court on Friday to charges of recklessly endangering safety and neglecting a child, according to the online records. On Jan. 31, a sheriff's deputy responded to a call about an erratic driver and found the couple and their children parked at a boat drop in Polk County, about 75 miles northeast of Minneapolis, according to a criminal complaint.
Posted on 8 February 2016 | 6:48 pm
IRWIN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a Pennsylvania man stole several police badges while he was being held for questioning in a domestic dispute.
Posted on 8 February 2016 | 3:12 pm
FUKAYA, Japan – – A sparrow has set up home with an elderly couple in Fukaya, in Japan’s Saitama prefecture, becoming the newest member of their family. Resident Yoshiko Fujino said she first saw the bird, named Pee Chan, in mid-November while working as a traffic guide for local school children.
Posted on 8 February 2016 | 1:17 pm
By Sandhya Ravishankar CHENNAI (Reuters) – Indian scientists are investigating whether a man was killed by a meteorite, which if confirmed would be the first recorded death from falling fragments of space rock in almost 200 years. Jayalalithaa Jayaram, the chief minister of Tamil Nadu, has said a bus driver at a college in her state was killed by the meteorite and awarded 100,000 rupees ($1,470) in compensation to his family. “A meteorite fell within the college premises,” Jayalalithaa said.
Posted on 8 February 2016 | 12:43 pm
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A man who was found not guilty of his wife’s death by reason of mental insanity will not get her pension under a judge’s ruling.
Posted on 7 February 2016 | 8:30 am
The drivers of 15 vehicles parked on ice at Geneva Lake in the Wisconsin for a so-called Winterfest celebration on Saturday, but their festivities were interrupted when the ice broke, police said. Five of the vehicles that fell into the water were salvaged, as their owners drove out of the chilly lake, but the remaining 10 cars and trucks were totaled, police for the town of Lake Geneva said in a statement. No one was injured in the incident, about 60 miles (100 km) northwest of Chicago, police said.
Posted on 7 February 2016 | 4:21 am