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Posted on 29 August 2016 | 8:41 pm
NEW BUFFALO, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan Welcome Center doubled as an animal rescue center, as employees sought and saved a cat that escaped from its cross-country bound family.
Posted on 29 August 2016 | 8:41 pm
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey police say a driver playing “Pokemon Go” on his cellphone crashed his SUV into a parked police cruiser.
Posted on 29 August 2016 | 5:06 pm
PARIS (AP) — Attention, legendary Pokemon creatures: You may soon be expelled from the schools of France.
Posted on 29 August 2016 | 2:13 pm
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GRANTS, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico police sergeant accused of unwittingly recording himself on a lapel camera taking marijuana from his office and giving it to his girlfriend has been released from jail.
Posted on 28 August 2016 | 7:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A woman who caused chaos aboard a subway train by releasing a container of crickets and worms says it was all a prank.
Posted on 27 August 2016 | 6:29 pm
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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Some mistakes are never too late to fix.
Posted on 27 August 2016 | 4:27 pm
The government of Burkina Faso has banned an annual beauty contest for women with the biggest buttocks, saying such events are sexist. Adverts for this weekend’s third edition of ‘Miss Bim-Bim’, carrying an image of two fully clothed women with exaggeratedly large behinds, provoked an outcry on social media. “Our role is to do everything to avoid damaging the image of women,” said Minister Laure Zongo in a statement, adding that social media criticism had persuaded her to act.
Posted on 27 August 2016 | 10:58 am
LONDON (AP) — One of Britain’s leading broadcasters has blacked out its programs for an hour in hopes of spurring viewers to get some exercise.
Posted on 27 August 2016 | 10:46 am
A woman who said she was selling crickets and worms on a crowded New York City subway car appeared to become frazzled by some teenagers and let the critters loose on riders, then urinated on herself, according to social media posts and news reports. Two days later, on Friday, a woman who identified herself as Zaida Pugh came forward, saying she staged the episode as a prank to raise awareness of how people treat the homeless. After the crickets were set free, some of them jumped on passengers, who apparently were not in on the prank.
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MEREDITH, N.H. (AP) — Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night could stop a U.S. mail boat — and then it ran aground in New Hampshire.
Posted on 27 August 2016 | 12:02 am
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a man wearing only boxer shorts stole a pickup and drove it into a Southwest Airlines plane at an airport in Omaha, Nebraska, causing minor injuries to three people on board.
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LONDON (AP) — An ultra-marathon runner has been reunited with the stray dog that accompanied him through part of a grueling desert race in China and then went missing.
Posted on 26 August 2016 | 4:52 pm
Three men have been charged with fraud for allegedly selling horsemeat as beef in Britain in 2012, prosecutors said on Friday. Eating horsemeat is culturally taboo in Britain and in 2013 the country’s food industry was rocked by scandal when it emerged that horsemeat was being sold in some imported beef products. Investigations at the time found that companies including Britain’s biggest supermarket Tesco and fast-food chain Burger King were selling beef products that contained horsemeat.
Posted on 26 August 2016 | 2:34 pm
LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Kyle Cook can’t decide whether he’s really unlucky or incredibly fortunate.
Posted on 26 August 2016 | 2:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City subway riders are likely to get bugged over a lot of things — but a recent incident was one for the books.
Posted on 26 August 2016 | 12:10 pm
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine professor is hoping to brew interest in her chemistry class by keeping the topic on beer.
Posted on 25 August 2016 | 8:07 pm
LONDON (AP) — An easyJet flight from London’s Gatwick Airport to Belfast has faced an hourlong delay after two crew members got into an epic shouting match.
Posted on 25 August 2016 | 3:25 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. (AP) — Employees of an Oregon grocery store are cleaning up after a police say a woman drove her SUV into the store and down the aisles.
Posted on 25 August 2016 | 2:55 pm