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Posted on 1 September 2015 | 10:02 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Another part of the drought-ridden West is attempting to make water conservation sexy, this time with funny ads in Las Vegas.
Posted on 1 September 2015 | 9:11 pm
MARLTON, N.J. (AP) — A southern New Jersey town hopes to end drunken driving by being its residents’ designated driver.
Posted on 1 September 2015 | 8:31 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut state senator has personal reasons for opposing the name change of North America’s tallest mountain peak from Mount McKinley to Denali.
Posted on 1 September 2015 | 8:10 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — An animal rights group seeking legal personhood for chimpanzees won’t get a hearing in the state’s highest court.
Posted on 1 September 2015 | 7:12 pm
Denmark will send its first man into space on Wednesday and in keeping with the country’s love of all things cycling, one of his jobs will be to test new equipment on Danish-made exercise bikes at the International Space Station. Dubbed “Denmark’s Gagarin” by European Space Agency officials after the first man in space, Andreas Mogensen will lift off at 0437 GMT (12:37 a.m. EDT) accompanied by Russian Sergei Volkov and Kazakh Aidyn Aimbetov on ESA’s 10-day “sprint” mission. The aim is to test equipment in areas of telerobotics and communications as well as monitoring the impact of space travel on Mogensen himself as his short voyage is unique in missions that normally last several months, according to ESA.
Posted on 1 September 2015 | 2:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Officials say a baby girl was successfully delivered in the backseat of an Uber car parked at the mouth of the Lincoln Tunnel.
Posted on 1 September 2015 | 1:50 pm
CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, N.J. (AP) — The Atlantic City bomb squad was dispatched to a southern New Jersey home over the weekend after a man dug up a live cannonball in his backyard.
Posted on 1 September 2015 | 10:19 am
The head of Britain’s national sperm bank urged men to prove their manhood and help ease a shortage after the center signed up just nine registered donors in the year since its creation. “If I advertised saying ‘Men, prove your worth, show me how good you are’, then I would get hundreds of donors,” Laura Witjens, the chief executive, told the Guardian newspaper. It’s a source of pride.” Denmark’s biggest sperm bank, privately-owned Cryos, said it had more than 450 registered donors and was exporting sperm to more than 80 countries.
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The playful pooch hit the headlines after learning to ride a tricycle, but he's now upgraded to classic cars
Posted on 2 September 2015 | 9:36 am
A TV presenter goes behind the scenes to find out what ingredients the fast-food franchise use when it comes to your breakfast
Posted on 2 September 2015 | 9:06 am
The policeman was at a community event when he decided to take a break from his patrol – and throw himself right into the middle of the action
Posted on 2 September 2015 | 8:32 am
Wallabies are native to Australia and New Guinea, and in the same family as kangaroos – but they have been introduced to the UK on a number of occasions
Posted on 2 September 2015 | 8:22 am
Joanne Hodge and Brian McNicol used The Game of Life as inspiration for a video, which was then submitted to a competition
Posted on 2 September 2015 | 7:58 am
The cute little boy was caught on camera by his mother who claims her son knows facts about each planet too
Posted on 2 September 2015 | 7:47 am
If you're stopping smoking, do it because it's the right thing to do – because you won't be inspired to by this anti-smoking video
Posted on 2 September 2015 | 7:23 am
She psychs herself up and prepares for the somersault – but things go very wrong
Posted on 1 September 2015 | 11:01 pm
These grans are enjoying a 'second wind' in their fifties and there is no stopping them.
Posted on 1 September 2015 | 10:13 pm
‘You need more string up your bum mum’: Little boy’s hilarious tampon comment in Waitrose causes Facebook storm
The unnamed three-year-old made the outburst while he was on a supermarket shopping trip with his mother
Posted on 1 September 2015 | 9:22 pm