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A road crew in Florida should get an “F″ for spelling. A motorist on Thursday spotted the error, realizing that workers in Doral had made a mistake...

By Associated Press April 20, 2019
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Police say a central Virginia man made off with a whopper of a haul from Burger King: hundreds of gallons of used cooking grease.

By Associated Press April 20, 2019
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Police say a Tennessee man returned home to find a naked stranger sitting on his couch drinking juice.

By Associated Press April 20, 2019
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Authorities: Man sleeping in dumpster ends up in trash truck
Mishap caused man to lose his prosthetic leg

Authorities say a man sleeping in a dumpster was tossed into the back of a garbage truck as the trash was being emptied, causing him to lose his prosthetic leg.

By Associated Press April 19, 2019
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A baby dusky pademelon, a rare 'miniature kangaroo' native to Indonesia, has been caught on camera at a UK zoo for the first time since its birth in early spring.

By Associated Press April 19, 2019
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Scientists restored some activity within the brains of pigs that had been slaughtered hours before, raising hopes for some medical advances and questions about the definition of death.

By MALCOLM RITTER, Associated Press April 19, 2019
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Authorities in Florida are asking for the public’s help in tracking down a man who they say burglarized a Little League concession stand wearing nothing more than a ballcap and gloves.

By Associated Press April 18, 2019
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When a Florida woman heard a noise and saw a man trying to break into her car early Sunday, she took matters into her own hands.

By Associated Press April 18, 2019
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A Colorado city has voted to drop the name “Swastika Acres” from a subdivision.

By Associated Press April 18, 2019
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A New Mexico man is facing charges after police say he made a bomb threat to a Family Dollar so his girlfriend could get off work.

By Associated Press April 17, 2019
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A northern Indiana man who sought wages for lunch breaks he didn’t take has won his claim, although a judge awarded him just $35.

By Associated Press April 17, 2019
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A fresh grocery shipment rocketed toward the International Space Station on Wednesday after launching from Virginia's seashore.

By Associated Press April 17, 2019
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Detroit-area Roman Catholics have one more dining option during Lent than most other followers of the faith. The culinary appeal of that item, however, is up for debate.

By MIKE HOUSEHOLDER, Associated Press April 17, 2019
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A dog found swimming more than 220 kilometers (135 miles) from shore by workers on an oil rig crew in the Gulf of Thailand has been returned safely to land.

By Associated Press April 16, 2019
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A 100-year-old yoga instructor has no plans to stop practicing and teaching. Tao Porchon-Lynch first encountered the ancient practice at age 7 on a beach in India. (April 15)

By Associated Press April 16, 2019
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An Indiana man is suing his parents for getting rid of his vast pornography collection, which he estimates is worth $29,000.

By Associated Press April 16, 2019
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Thousands of tourists could soon have to pay as much as $10 to drive down world-famous Lombard Street in San Francisco.

By OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ, Associated Press April 15, 2019
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A New Mexico man is facing charges after police say he tried to hide nearly four dozen stolen diamonds in his anus.

By Associated Press April 15, 2019
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It's an example of eagle co-parenting on a nest in Illinois. Two males and one female bald eagle are caring for three eaglets born this month in a nest along the Upper Mississippi River near Fulton, Illinois.

By Associated Press April 15, 2019
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Martijn van Halen has every right to be angry at Jan Karbaat. The Dutch fertility doctor lied to his parents and used his own sperm to inseminate Van Halen's mother.

By MIKE CORDER, Associated Press April 15, 2019
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Authorities say three women who were applying suntan lotion publicly in the nude at a Florida rest stop led police on a 21-mile chase, drove a car at a deputy and threatened another deputy with a bat.

By Associated Press April 14, 2019
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A 20-month-old boy survived a six-story fall from a suburban Seattle apartment window after the toddler landed on the roof of a parked car.

By Associated Press April 14, 2019
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Northern California authorities say that part of a giant hammer stolen last year has been returned.

By Associated Press April 14, 2019
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Police: Pair made laxative cookies for striking workers
Couple allegedly annoyed with noisy protesters

Police say a couple made laxative-laced cookies for striking school employees because they were tired of the noise from the picket line near their home.

By Associated Press April 13, 2019
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Authorities in Northern California say a man has been arrested after he left his ID at a home he allegedly burglarized.

By Associated Press April 13, 2019

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