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Harley-Davidson is releasing details about the electric motorcycle it’s rolling out this year that it hopes will capture the imagination of a new generation of riders and put a charge into its diminishing sales.

By Associated Press July 14, 2019
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If in the beginning there was male and female, fish seem to have forgotten the memo.

By JEREMY REHM, Associated Press July 14, 2019
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Doughnuts with a side of syringes have been nixed from the Minnesota State Fair after the offering was roundly criticized.

By Associated Press July 14, 2019
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Police received a complaint from a concerned citizen about a vehicle driving with children inside of a pool on top of the vehicle.

By Monica Brabant July 13, 2019
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Armed with needles and a yarn of wool, teams of avid knitters danced Thursday to the deafening sounds of drums beating and guitars slashing at the first-ever Heavy Metal Knitting World Championship in eastern Finland.

By David Keyton, Associated Press July 13, 2019
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A 9-week-old kitten survived a 30-mile (48-kilometer) trip trapped in the frame of a car.

By Associated Press July 13, 2019
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Vermont police say they found dozens of cannabis plants in the flower beds in front of the Statehouse.

By Associated Press July 12, 2019
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New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham says she’s ready for a culinary duel with her neighbors to the north after the governor of Colorado proclaimed on social media that chile grown in his state is the best and will be stocked in grocery stores across four Western states.

By Associated Press July 12, 2019
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It seems bears enjoy a good view just like any other visitor to the White Mountains in New Hampshire.

By Associated Press July 12, 2019
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A New Jersey man is promising to give his neighbor’s dog a steak for chasing a black bear from his backyard.

By Associated Press July 11, 2019
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A tractor-trailer hauling pig intestine has dumped its load across a downtown highway in Kansas City, Missouri.

By Associated Press July 11, 2019
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Police in Oklahoma say they found a rattlesnake, a canister of radioactive powdered uranium and an open bottle of Kentucky Deluxe whiskey during a traffic stop of a vehicle that had been reported stolen.

By Associated Press July 11, 2019
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Loud fart gives away the hiding spot of a felon during police search

By Monica Brabant July 11, 2019
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Fifty years after Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon, some people insist it never happened and was all a big hoax by the U.S. government.

By JEREMY REHM, Associated Press July 11, 2019
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Drivers on Atlanta’s busy perimeter highway were bombarded by flying money after a door swung open on an armored truck.

By Associated Press July 10, 2019
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A Maine couple has bought a Rhode Island farmhouse that inspired the horror movie “The Conjuring.”

By Associated Press July 10, 2019
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Chicago police investigators have cracked the case: A 4-5 foot alligator is living in a lagoon at one of the city’s most popular parks.

By Associated Press July 10, 2019
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A growing number of startups are producing meat in a lab, sparing animals from slaughter. They want to bring cell-based beef, poultry, pork and fish to your plate. But they face scrutiny from consumers, regulators and food-safety advocates.

By Associated Press July 9, 2019
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Police say a woman stole a vehicle after throwing a nonpoisonous snake at the driver, then crashed through barricades set up for a pole vaulting exhibition in a South Carolina city.

By Associated Press July 9, 2019
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A swimmer struggling in the sea off Sardinia soon discovered it was his lucky day.

By Associated Press July 9, 2019
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A patron at a hotel on Australia’s Gold Coast has foiled a holdup by attacking the robber with a bar stool and a pot plant.

By Associated Press July 8, 2019
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WHITE OAKS, N.M. (AP) — A saloon in a New Mexico ghost town attracts regulars with diverse backgrounds and opinions with a promise to “have dialogue.”

By Associated Press July 8, 2019
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BERLIN (AP) — The commander of the Swiss air force’s aerial display team has apologized after his unit performed a low-altitude pass over the wrong municipality.

By Associated Press July 8, 2019
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Police and bystanders teamed up to rescue a 6-foot-long (1.8-meter-long) snake that had wrapped itself around the engine block of a car in Connecticut.

By Associated Press July 7, 2019
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Philadelphia honored singer Patti LaBelle with her very own street earlier this week. Unfortunately, the signs didn’t get her name right.

By Associated Press July 7, 2019

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