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Woman stuck in swimming pool turns to Facebook for help

1 hour 16 min ago
EPPING, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire woman who became stuck in a swimming pool after the ladder broke turned to Facebook to ask for help getting out. 2017-08-19T09:50:00-04:00 2017-08-19T13:50:01-04:00

Golden retriever digs up heroin in Oregon backyard

1 hour 16 min ago
MCMINNVILLE, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon family's golden retriever has been honored by a sheriff for digging up $85,000 worth of black tar heroin in a family's backyard. 2017-08-18T14:24:00-04:00 2017-08-18T18:24:46-04:00

Men say they've set record for traversing Boston's subway

1 hour 16 min ago
REVERE, Mass. (AP) — Two Boston-area residents say they've set the world record for travelling to every stop on the city's subway system in about 7 1/2 hours. 2017-08-18T13:46:00-04:00 2017-08-18T17:46:07-04:00

Driver forced to gun engine and jump rising drawbridge

1 hour 16 min ago
LOWER TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A driver was forced to gun his engine and jump a drawbridge that began rising as he crossed it with his family. 2017-08-18T05:48:00-04:00 2017-08-18T09:48:33-04:00

Big catch! Drunken woman allegedly bites fisherman's line

1 hour 16 min ago
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) — It wasn't exactly the catch a Florida man was hoping for while fishing in the Atlantic Ocean. Instead, deputies say a drunken 22-year-old woman cursed at him before swimming up to his fishing line, biting it and swimming away with the rigging. 2017-08-18T04:40:00-04:00 2017-08-18T08:40:08-04:00

NY courts spokesman fired after saying he 'barely' worked

1 hour 16 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York state court system's longtime communications chief was fired Thursday after inadvertently telling a reporter that he "barely" went to work at his $166,000-a-year job. 2017-08-17T12:59:00-04:00 2017-08-17T16:59:18-04:00

Constipated gorilla in Kansas zoo recovering after surgery

1 hour 16 min ago
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A constipated 49-year-old lowland gorilla at the Topeka Zoo in Kansas is recovering after having surgery. 2017-08-17T10:35:00-04:00 2017-08-17T14:35:22-04:00

Man denies purposely spraying manure on border patrol car

1 hour 16 min ago
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A man pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges he sprayed liquid manure on a marked U.S. Customs and Border Protection car after confronting an agent about why he wasn't doing more to arrest people in the country illegally. 2017-08-17T09:49:00-04:00 2017-08-17T13:49:19-04:00

Lucky carrot: Alberta woman finds mother-in-law's lost ring

1 hour 16 min ago
CAMROSE, Alberta (AP) — A Canadian woman who lost her engagement ring 13 years ago while weeding her garden on the family farm is wearing it proudly again after her daughter-in-law pulled it from the ground on a misshapen carrot. 2017-08-16T14:09:00-04:00 2017-08-16T18:09:09-04:00

Bavarian black swan finds companion through lonely hearts ad

1 hour 16 min ago
BERLIN (AP) — A black swan in Bavaria is no longer alone after finding a mate thanks to a lonely hearts ad. 2017-08-17T02:37:00-04:00 2017-08-17T06:37:33-04:00

Are you for real? Police check out man looking for dentures

4 hours 56 min ago
BERLIN (AP) — A wary woman in southern Germany alerted police after a man buzzed on the door and asked for permission to search her balcony for his false teeth. 2017-08-17T03:12:00-04:00 2017-08-17T07:12:32-04:00

Golden retriever digs up heroin in Oregon backyard

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 22:21
MCMINNVILLE, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon family's golden retriever has been honored by a sheriff for digging up $85,000 worth of black tar heroin in a family's backyard. 2017-08-18T09:26:00-04:00 2017-08-18T13:26:03-04:00

Wisconsin man drives to hospital after nail shot into heart

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 21:41
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Wisconsin man who doctors say came perilously close to death after accidentally shooting a nail into his heart while working on his house calmly drove himself to the hospital and even parked his pickup truck in the lot before walking into the emergency room. 2017-08-15T15:29:00-04:00 2017-08-15T19:29:21-04:00

Silent song finds iTunes popularity due to special role

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 17:21
NEW YORK (AP) — No, the volume is just fine. It's the song. 2017-08-16T08:09:00-04:00 2017-08-16T12:09:14-04:00

Lawsuit claims rodent was baked into Chick-fil-A sandwich

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 13:41
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A lawsuit claims a suburban Philadelphia woman got an extra topping on her Chick-fil-A sandwich: a dead rodent. 2017-08-15T09:19:00-04:00 2017-08-15T13:19:49-04:00

Call the fashion cops: 'Jorts-wearing bandit' hits St. Louis

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 12:41
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Anyone who recognizes a man accused of robbing stores in the St. Louis area while wearing jean shorts is being urged to call "the fashion police." 2017-08-16T10:42:00-04:00 2017-08-16T14:42:45-04:00

NY courts spokesman fired after saying he 'barely' worked

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 20:41
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York state court system's longtime communications chief has been fired after inadvertently telling a reporter that he "barely" went to work. 2017-08-17T11:00:00-04:00 2017-08-17T15:00:17-04:00

Escape artist llama makes bid for freedom on golf course

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 19:01
JACKSON, N.H. (AP) — Maybe these golfers in New Hampshire didn't yell "fore" but they might have considered "llama on the links." 2017-08-16T09:24:00-04:00 2017-08-16T13:24:31-04:00

Constipated gorilla in Kansas zoo recovering after surgery

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 18:21
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A constipated 49-year-old lowland gorilla at the Topeka Zoo in Kansas is recovering after having surgery. 2017-08-17T07:01:00-04:00 2017-08-17T11:01:45-04:00

Man denies charge of spraying manure on Border Patrol car

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 17:41
NORTH HERO, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont man has denied charges he sprayed liquid manure on a marked U.S. Customs and Border Protection car after confronting an agent about why he wasn't doing more to arrest people in the country illegally. 2017-08-17T08:10:00-04:00 2017-08-17T12:10:41-04:00

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