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ATLANTA (AP) — Authorities have found most of the nearly 80,000 bottles of beer that were stolen from an Atlanta brewery last week, but the company says every last drop will have to be thrown away.
Posted on 30 June 2016 | 8:24 am
The maker of Frosted Flakes and Rice Krispies said a bowl of cereal at the cafe, which opens July 4, will cost anywhere between $6.50 and $7.50 and can be eaten in or taken out. The cafe is part of a push by Kellogg to reinvigorate U.S. cereal sales that have declined as consumers choose healthier foods over sugary and processed products. The cereal cafe concept already exists in London, England where the Cereal Killer Cafe has two branches.
Posted on 29 June 2016 | 10:42 pm
CREEKSIDE, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania fire chief says some cackling chickens turned out to be cock-a-doodle-do-gooders.
Posted on 29 June 2016 | 3:16 pm
BETHEL, N.Y. (AP) — A judge has ordered an upstate New York farmer to stop using eggshells as fertilizer after neighboring businesses complained the smell and clouds of flies drove away customers.
Posted on 29 June 2016 | 11:00 am
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii officials are asking websites and blogs to stop pointing people to the off-limits crumbling remains of a Hawaiian monarchy palace.
Posted on 28 June 2016 | 11:48 pm
VISTA, Calif. (AP) — Tony Hawk has landed a 900 — a 2-and-a-half- turn trick few skateboarders dare to try— 17 years to the day after the same feat made him a household name.
Posted on 28 June 2016 | 10:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A cowboy who tied up traffic by riding a horse across a busy bridge connecting New York City and New Jersey says he is traversing the country to raise money and awareness for child hunger.
Posted on 28 June 2016 | 6:34 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Police in the German town of Minden say a 25-year-old man who arrived last year as a refugee is their “hero of the day” after he found some 150,000 euros ($166,095) — and handed it to authorities.
Posted on 28 June 2016 | 3:54 pm
BERLIN (AP) — A German court had to restart the trial of two men suspected of robbing a grocery store because a judge kept nodding off during the proceedings.
Posted on 28 June 2016 | 11:13 am
OCEANSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Oceanside police say a suspected drunk driver struck and killed a man, then drove for a mile with his body lodged in the car.
Posted on 27 June 2016 | 11:01 pm
A man has been arrested for trying to extinguish the Olympic torch by throwing a bucket of water over it as it passed through his farming town of Maracaju in central Brazil, an officer at the local police station said on Monday. The Olympic flame continued to burn, video footage showed.
Posted on 27 June 2016 | 9:37 pm
BLUE HILL, Maine (AP) — In a glass box in a private school in Maine sits a 40-year-old chemistry experiment still going strong: A decades-old Twinkie.
Posted on 27 June 2016 | 7:24 pm
COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho (AP) — The father of a Salt Lake City businessman who placed an Idaho newspaper ad seeking women interested in marrying his 48-year-old son has received about a dozen inquiries.
Posted on 27 June 2016 | 6:44 pm
The Lithuanian village of Ramygala held its annual beauty pageant on Sunday, the top prize going to a 16-month-old female goat called Demyte, or "Little Spot". Around 500 people braved the summer heat to attend the parade in honor of the goat, a traditional symbol of the northern village. It was the first time Demyte's owner, 74-year-old retired veterinarian Ferdinandas Petkevicius, had won the competition after six years of trying.
Posted on 26 June 2016 | 7:21 pm
RUSSELL, Kan. (AP) — A 59-year-old Kansas man was killed when the motorcycle he was driving Friday night collided with a black cow on a blacktopped road.
Posted on 26 June 2016 | 12:10 am
PETALUMA, Calif. (AP) — A 17-year-old Chinese Crested Chihuahua with legs bowed out like a frog and an oozing sore is the winner of this year’s World’s Ugliest Dog contest.
Posted on 25 June 2016 | 7:10 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Officials say a teen was taken to a hospital in a helicopter after he tripped and was stabbed in the eye by a javelin at a Portland track meet.
Posted on 25 June 2016 | 2:04 am
WHITE SETTLEMENT, Texas (AP) — A North Texas city council has started a cat fight by voting to oust the furry mascot of the city’s public library.
Posted on 24 June 2016 | 10:54 pm
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Posted on 24 June 2016 | 7:45 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania governor’s personal touch doesn’t always get him very far.
Posted on 24 June 2016 | 6:13 pm
COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho (AP) — The father of a Salt Lake City businessman is setting up interviews for women interested in marrying his 48-year-old son, nearly a week after taking out a newspaper ad announcing the search.
Posted on 24 June 2016 | 5:49 pm
As many as 40 people were injured after walking on hot coals as part of a self-help seminar hosted by motivational speaker Tony Robbins in Texas, fire officials said on Friday. Attendees of the “Unleash the Power Within” event, held at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in downtown Dallas, reported burns to their feet and legs just after 11 p.m. on Thursday, Dallas Fire and Rescue spokesman Jason Evans said. “A lot of the attendees were asked to walk across hot coals, and as a result, a lot of the people sustained burn injuries,” Evans said.
Posted on 24 June 2016 | 4:32 pm
ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) — One New Jersey restaurant has duck on its menu and ducklings jumping off its roof.
Posted on 24 June 2016 | 3:24 pm
By Mehreen Zahra-Malik ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – The plight of a lonely elephant in a Pakistani zoo has inspired help from pop icon Cher, who has sent a representative to oversee improvements in his living conditions. Cher first became aware of 29-year-old Kavaan's plight when pictures of the elephant in chains with only a dilapidated shed for shelter and a small, dirty pond to play in spread on social media. Cher sent her representative, Mark Cowne, to Islamabad to check up on Kavaan, who has been kept chained for 27 of his 29 years at the Maraghazar Zoo in Islamabad.
Posted on 24 June 2016 | 12:38 pm