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SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Searchers fixated with finding a treasure hidden in the mountains north of Santa Fe will converge in the city.
Posted on 29 May 2016 | 10:33 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Coast Guard says rescuers needlessly searched a Rhode Island bay after receiving a distress call from an expired radio beacon that had been improperly discarded.
Posted on 29 May 2016 | 9:39 pm
DELTA, Pa. (AP) — A couple who got lost in Pennsylvania while driving to New York entered the property of a nuclear plant by cutting a chain at a gate, apparently in a quest to get back on the right road, authorities said.
Posted on 29 May 2016 | 6:21 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A paralyzed collie just moments from being euthanized and his Oregon owners have more days to share thanks to a sharp-eyed vet intern who spotted the culprit – a tick.
Posted on 29 May 2016 | 5:45 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A wedding reception aboard a boat got off to a rocky start when the vessel ran aground off Georges Island in Boston Harbor.
Posted on 29 May 2016 | 4:49 pm
CONSTANTA, Romania (AP) — Torrential rain has dashed hopes in Romania of setting a Guinness Book world record for Greece’s famous sirtaki dance.
Posted on 29 May 2016 | 10:44 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A black teenager says he was escorted out of his high school graduation ceremony in Sacramento by three deputies for refusing to remove his kente cloth, a traditional Ghanaian silk and cotton fabric.
Posted on 28 May 2016 | 10:49 pm
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A prickly steel-and-nails sculpture of a mama porcupine and its baby has replaced a statue that was stolen from an airport in Maine.
Posted on 27 May 2016 | 11:36 pm
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Republican Tennessee lawmaker says getting a traffic camera ticket isn’t a problem — he just burns them.
Posted on 27 May 2016 | 6:04 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A police officer dashed into the woods alone to search for a man who called 911 saying he ran into forest to escape two armed men.
Posted on 27 May 2016 | 2:37 pm
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With drinks served in breast-shaped cups and beers opened with bottle openers shaped like a wooden penis, the father and daughter team behind a Beijing S&M restaurant are encouraging customers to mix food with sex. Owner Lu Lu, a 27-year-old divorcee, said business has been good since opening just under a year ago, with young Chinese streaming in to feast on seafood, such as lobster, under the gaze of mannequins wearing bondage gear.
Posted on 27 May 2016 | 12:17 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska police say a man used a stolen front-end loader to break into a liquor store and then led officers on a low-speed chase early Thursday.
Posted on 26 May 2016 | 11:10 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The feds have a warning for beachgoers in New England during Memorial Day weekend: Don’t take selfies with the seals.
Posted on 26 May 2016 | 9:38 pm
HELSINKI (AP) — A Norwegian consumers’ group took inspiration from “slow television” to produce a marathon webcast of a team of readers going through the fine print of terms and conditions of downloadable apps.
Posted on 26 May 2016 | 5:57 pm
Posted on 26 May 2016 | 4:50 pm
LEETSDALE, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania school district has apologized after quotes from Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin and an Islamic State leader were printed in the graduating class section of this year’s high school yearbook.
Posted on 26 May 2016 | 2:13 pm
BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai man is recovering from a bloody encounter with a 3-meter (10-foot) python that slithered through the plumbing of his home and latched its jaws onto his penis as he was using a squat toilet.
Posted on 26 May 2016 | 1:12 pm
By Sunil Kataria NEW DELHI (Reuters) – An Indian man obsessed with setting Guinness world records got 366 flags tattooed on his body and had all his teeth removed so he could put nearly 500 drinking straws and more than 50 burning candles in his mouth. Har Parkash Rishi, who claims to have set more than 20 records, now calls himself Guinness Rishi. Born in 1942 in a cinema hall in the capital, New Delhi, Rishi first got into the Guinness Book of World Records in 1990 when, with two friends, he rode a scooter for 1,001 hours.
Posted on 26 May 2016 | 8:45 am
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Police have arrested a man for dragging a dog behind his truck in Vancouver.
Posted on 26 May 2016 | 1:13 am
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A 6-month-old girl whose professional water-skier parents put her on junior-size water skis last week glided 686 feet across a man-made lake in what her parents say sets a youth record.
Posted on 25 May 2016 | 9:10 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A public hearing on a proposed wild-animal entertainment ban that would keep circuses and similar shows out of the city ended up being a circus of sorts, complete with clowns who begged the City Council not to enact the measure.
Posted on 25 May 2016 | 8:31 pm
The debate about Britain's future in the Europe has taken an unexpected new twist: a "battle of the balconies" between north London neighbors unfurling competing pro- and anti-Brexit banners. Unimpressed by a large "Vote Leave" banner appearing on the balcony next door, a man named by British media as Frank Chalmers, 61, unveiled his own sign that added the words, "…if you want to cut workers' rights". The leafy, suburban locale of Gospel Oak was not previously regarded as a key battleground in the debate around the June 23 referendum on Britain's European Union membership.
Posted on 25 May 2016 | 4:21 pm