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A Georgia police officer recognized as an expert on impaired driving has been arrested on a charge of driving while under the influence.

By Associated Press March 8, 2019
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German police say officers called to investigate a murder arrived to find that the woman who had reported it just wanted someone to remove a car blocking her garage.

By Associated Press March 8, 2019
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A San Jose man has been charged with impersonating a Drug Enforcement Administration agent after he allegedly pulled over drivers, including an off-duty federal agent.

By Associated Press March 7, 2019
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Police say a North Carolina man wasn’t just caught driving drunk — he also complained that an officer wouldn’t share a bottle of liquor.

By Associated Press March 7, 2019
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A Norwegian woman showed her quick wits when filming a dramatic avalanche that was cascading down towards her home.

By Associated Press March 7, 2019
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A 3-year-old Nubian goat named Lincoln is poised to become the first honorary pet mayor of the small Vermont town of Fair Haven.

By Associated Press March 7, 2019
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A Florida man’s plans to bring a military rocket-propelled grenade launcher back home were shot down after security screeners at a Pennsylvania airport spotted the non-functioning weapon in his checked bag.

By Associated Press March 6, 2019
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Police in Massachusetts are searching for a thief who stole a $4,000 bottle of the Remy Martin Louis XIII cognac from a wine and spirits store last week.

By Associated Press March 6, 2019
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Police say a Florida man spent what was supposed to be his wedding night in jail after breaking the nose of a man who refused to move out of the way of the beachfront wedding pictures.

By Associated Press March 6, 2019
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Police in New Jersey say footprints in the snow led them from a crashed stolen car to the man suspected of stealing the car.

By Associated Press March 6, 2019
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The makers of Old Spice deodorant was awarded a Guinness World Record for the longest running commercial in history, touting a 14-hour run-time.

By The Daily Courier March 5, 2019
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A man in Florida is accused of throwing Molotov cocktails at his impounded car.

By Associated Press March 5, 2019
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A Florida travel insurance company has awarded a Georgia high school teacher $10,000 for reading the fine print in a policy she recently purchased.

By Associated Press March 5, 2019
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Police say a woman is accused of smashing a mirror at the sight of her own reflection while dancing at a North Carolina nightclub and then posing as a law enforcement officer.

By Associated Press March 5, 2019
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Philippine authorities said Monday that they found more than 1,500 live exotic turtles stuffed inside luggage at Manila’s airport.

By Associated Press March 4, 2019
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Armed with some outdoor survival training, granola bars and pink rubber boots, 5- and 8-year-old sisters survived 44 hours in rugged Northern California wilderness before they were found dehydrated and cold but in good spirits on Sunday, authorities said.

By AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press March 4, 2019
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Watch: Cloud of snow blankets Colorado highway after avalanche
Avalanche danger high in Colorado mountains after heavy snow

Drivers on the Interstate 70 in Colorado had a lucky escape on Sunday when an avalanche almost hit the highway.

By Associated Press March 4, 2019
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SpaceX's new crew capsule arrived at the International Space Station on Sunday, acing its second milestone in just over a day.

By Associated Press March 4, 2019
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An Ohio zoo has become the repository for the world’s largest collection of polar bear poop as researchers work to create a pregnancy test to aid the survival of this threatened species.

By Associated Press March 4, 2019
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An Ohio library says a 1968 copy of Life magazine with the Beatles on the cover has been returned by a borrower who apologized for stealing it as a “kid” and sent $100 to cover late fees.

By Associated Press March 3, 2019
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Nearly 200,000 people live, work or pass through California’s volcanic hazard zones on a daily basis, according to a new report assessing eruption risks.

By Associated Press March 3, 2019
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Authorities say a man originally from Europe illegally practiced dentistry in the basement of his suburban Detroit home and allegedly used his church to get referrals.

By Associated Press March 2, 2019
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A 7-foot (215-centimeter) sea creature that washed ashore in Southern California has been identified as a hoodwinker sunfish, a recently identified rare species thought to live in the Southern Hemisphere.

By Associated Press March 2, 2019
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A video of a fat rat being rescued from a manhole cover has gone viral in Germany.

By Associated Press March 2, 2019
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A cat named Stormy that has spent more than six years as a fixture in a remote Alaska general store is being forced out after officials notified the store owners that the cat’s presence violates food safety standards.

By Associated Press March 2, 2019