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KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) — A woman who drove her husband’s body on a days-long traveling wake in Alaska and used ice from canneries to keep him cold is not accused of breaking any laws.
Posted on 23 July 2016 | 10:21 pm
Russian media published on Friday calls by two comedians to the heads of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) pretending to be Ukrainian Sports Minister Ihor Zhdanov. Pranskters Vladimir Kuznetsov and Alexei Stolyarov separately called WADA President Craig Reedie and USADA chief executive Travis Tygart, according to recordings published online by Sputnik, a Russian state-owned news agency.
Posted on 22 July 2016 | 10:56 pm
SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey town made famous by the “Jersey Shore” reality TV series and its hard-partying cast is ready for some quiet time on its beaches.
Posted on 22 July 2016 | 6:45 pm
CHELTENHAM, Pa. (AP) — Police in Pennsylvania are hoping a dope will stop by their station and claim a package containing more than 4 pounds of marijuana.
Posted on 22 July 2016 | 1:50 pm
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — The strong smell caused by a man cooking urine has prompted the evacuation of an apartment building in Massachusetts.
Posted on 22 July 2016 | 11:13 am
BOOTHBAY HARBOR, Maine (AP) — It’s not common for senior citizens to move from Florida to Maine, but Larry the Lobster’s life depends on it.
Posted on 21 July 2016 | 9:25 pm
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Posted on 21 July 2016 | 6:45 pm
For all the fervor the Republican National Convention has generated on Twitter this week, some users have directed their anger and admiration of the events in Cleveland toward a very different organization – a provincial police service on the east coast of Canada. The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary’s handle, @RNC_PoliceNL, is the first that comes up in a Twitter search for “RNC,” a top search related to the Republican National Convention being held this week. The confusion has led to a barrage of tweets being directed at the police force in the Atlantic province.
Posted on 21 July 2016 | 6:36 pm
By Alister Doyle OSLO (Reuters) – A small African bird that guides people to bees' nests hoping to share honey and wax responds to hunters' special calls in a rare example of a partnership between wild animals and humans, scientists said on Thursday. Cooperation between the greater honeyguide bird and hunters was first written about by a Portuguese missionary in 1588, but was widely dismissed as pure hearsay. In Mozambique, hunters are far more successful in finding honey when they use a traditional call – a trill followed by a grunt that sounds like "brr-hm" – to attract honeyguides, the experts wrote in the journal Science.
Posted on 21 July 2016 | 6:13 pm
PITTSTOWN, N.J. (AP) — A 113-year-old New Jersey woman is the new holder of the title of oldest American.
Posted on 21 July 2016 | 4:51 pm
MOORE, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma woman is recovering from third-degree burns to her thigh caused by hot pennies that spilled in her sport utility vehicle on a scorching summer day.
Posted on 21 July 2016 | 4:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Animal rescue officials recovered armloads of cats and kittens from a vacant house in the nation’s capital after a real estate agent found two women living there illegally and called police.
Posted on 21 July 2016 | 4:38 pm
DIX HILLS, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities in New York say a woman has been ticketed for driving in a carpool lane with a fake passenger — who even had a briefcase.
Posted on 21 July 2016 | 3:19 pm
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho man and his mule who serve coffee to hikers and bikers in remote areas of the popular Boise foothills trails have sidestepped federal regulatory rules by getting permission from three private landowners.
Posted on 21 July 2016 | 1:54 pm
SYDNEY (AP) — A flight from Sydney to Thailand was diverted to Indonesia to offload a group of drunken Australian traveling companions who started throwing punches at each other, officials said on Thursday.
Posted on 21 July 2016 | 10:41 am
NASA astronaut Jeff Williams shared a stunning aurora display on Sunday as he passed over the Earth. The U.S. Army Colonel’s footage showed the green lights flashing across the sky as he passed over them onboard the International Space Station.
Posted on 21 July 2016 | 7:04 am
(Reuters) – With just five months until Christmas, Santas from around the world are gathering in Copenhagen for a mid-season break at the annual World Santa Claus Congress. Santa Cherry from Canada, who is taking part for the fifth time, said there was much more to being a Santa than just the clothes. "A successful Santa is not just about the costumes and the clothes.
Posted on 21 July 2016 | 7:03 am
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — An actor who played a bit part in an independent gangster film and used a prop pellet gun without a New Jersey gun permit likely won’t have to serve a prison term.
Posted on 20 July 2016 | 9:25 pm
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A landmark in Maine where thousands of people have pledged their everlasting love to another with padlocks has been deemed a public safety risk and will be removed.
Posted on 20 July 2016 | 9:09 pm
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WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Police in suburban Philadelphia say they have grounds to believe a one-woman string of coffee thefts across four states has been brewing for months and want the public’s help in finding her.
Posted on 20 July 2016 | 8:15 pm
CLARKSBORO, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a New Jersey woman trying to catch Pokemon in a cemetery ended up stuck in a tree and had to call 911 to rescue her.
Posted on 20 July 2016 | 5:48 pm
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Some people brag about their home states.
Posted on 20 July 2016 | 5:09 pm
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — Colorado wildlife officials have euthanized a young bear after it got into a mountaintop restaurant and was shot by an employee.
Posted on 20 July 2016 | 4:56 pm