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Texas judge cited after allegedly making obscene gesture

10 min 43 sec ago
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A state district judge in El Paso is accused of shaking his middle finger at another judge in a fit of anger and now has a court date after being charged with disorderly conduct. 2017-01-20T13:26:00-05:00 2017-01-20T18:26:15-05:00

Mars investigating Skittles said to be intended for cattle

10 min 43 sec ago
NEW YORK (AP) — A mysterious Skittles spill on a rural highway in Wisconsin is taking another twist, with Mars Inc. saying it doesn't know why the discarded candy might have been headed to become cattle feed. 2017-01-20T11:32:00-05:00 2017-01-20T16:32:19-05:00

Florida man's message in bottle turns up 34 years later

10 min 43 sec ago
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — It took about 34 years, but a sailor finally got a response to a message he stuffed into a plastic bottle and tossed into the Atlantic Ocean. 2017-01-20T06:47:00-05:00 2017-01-20T11:47:14-05:00

How low? 'Limbo Queen' slips under airport bench on layover

10 min 43 sec ago
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A record-setting limbo dancer gave Philadelphia airport passengers some free entertainment this week when she scooted under a bench at a terminal. 2017-01-20T04:49:00-05:00 2017-01-20T09:49:15-05:00

Rotting radishes stinking up Pennsylvania town

10 min 43 sec ago
JERSEY SHORE, Pa. (AP) — A television station has found the reason one central Pennsylvania town stinks: a field of decaying radishes. 2017-01-20T04:24:00-05:00 2017-01-20T09:24:43-05:00

'The Hobbit' book returned after 38-year unexpected journey

10 min 43 sec ago
ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — A hardbound edition of "The Hobbit" is back on the shelves at a New York library nearly 40 years after it was checked out by a reader who traveled the world as a Marine. 2017-01-20T03:41:00-05:00 2017-01-20T08:41:08-05:00

Passengers scream as Florida alligator leaps into airboat

10 min 43 sec ago
MIAMI (AP) — A Missouri couple vacationing in Florida had a close encounter with an alligator when it leapt into their airboat and became wedged in the boat's railing. 2017-01-20T02:19:00-05:00 2017-01-20T07:19:25-05:00

Montana beekeeper stung by beehive thieves in California

10 min 43 sec ago
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana beekeeper says thieves got away with 488 beehives he had taken to California to pollinate almond trees. 2017-01-19T13:16:00-05:00 2017-01-19T18:16:03-05:00

Raccoons recover at California zoo after cross-country ride

10 min 43 sec ago
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Baby raccoons that inadvertently hitched a cross-country ride to Northern California are recovering at the Oakland Zoo. 2017-01-18T16:23:00-05:00 2017-01-18T21:23:31-05:00

Driver clocked at 91 mph in snowstorm wanted new car stereo

10 min 43 sec ago
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire State Police say a driver clocked at 91 mph during a snowstorm said she was late for an appointment to have a new car stereo installed. 2017-01-18T11:33:00-05:00 2017-01-18T16:33:41-05:00

Foreclosed mall once valued at $190M is auctioned for $100

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 23:21
TARENTUM, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania mall that was foreclosed on after its owners failed to repay $143 million has been auctioned off for $100. 2017-01-18T12:48:00-05:00 2017-01-18T17:48:43-05:00

Mars investigating Skittles said to be intended for cattle

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 21:21
NEW YORK (AP) — A mysterious Skittles spill on a rural highway in Wisconsin is taking another twist, with Mars Inc. saying it doesn't know why the discarded candy might have been headed to become cattle feed. 2017-01-20T08:16:00-05:00 2017-01-20T13:16:34-05:00

Addictive post: Police say men advertised heroin on Facebook

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 18:02
ATLANTA (AP) — Federal prosecutors say four men who advertised heroin for sale on Facebook have been convicted of conspiracy to deal drugs in Atlanta. 2017-01-19T08:19:00-05:00 2017-01-19T13:19:51-05:00

Jail time for Massachusetts women who bit off officer's ear

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 16:42
SALEM, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts woman who bit off a portion of a rookie police officer's ear during her arrest outside a bar has been sentenced to four years in jail. 2017-01-19T05:16:00-05:00 2017-01-19T10:16:55-05:00

How low? 'Limbo Queen' slips under airport bench on layover

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 14:43
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A world record holding limbo dancer gave passengers waiting for a flight at the Philadelphia airport some free entertainment this week when she scooted under a bench at a terminal. 2017-01-20T04:17:00-05:00 2017-01-20T09:17:40-05:00

Policeman rescues injured owl in road; 2nd time in 3 months

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 14:22
WHATELY, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts police sergeant is being credited with rescuing an injured owl for the second time in three months. 2017-01-18T11:57:00-05:00 2017-01-18T16:57:39-05:00

Coffee and a slice? 7-Eleven launches breakfast pizza

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 14:01
IRVING, Texas (AP) — 7-Eleven is offering a breakfast pizza. 2017-01-18T02:58:00-05:00 2017-01-18T07:58:49-05:00

Video of giant alligator draws crowds to Florida preserve

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 13:43
LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Video of a massive alligator caught walking through a Florida nature reserve in front of stunned onlookers has prompted crowds of people hoping to catch their own glimpse. 2017-01-18T02:25:00-05:00 2017-01-18T07:25:34-05:00

AP PHOTOS: Town fest sees thief figure pelted with turnips

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 12:41
PIORNAL, Spain (AP) — Dozens of people ran through the streets of this tiny southwestern Spanish town Thursday trying to pelt a beast-like figure representing a farm thief with, appropriately, tons of turnips. 2017-01-19T09:40:00-05:00 2017-01-19T14:40:15-05:00

Policeman rescues injured owl in road; 2nd time in 3 months

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 07:21
WHATELY, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts police sergeant is being credited with rescuing an injured owl for the second time in three months. 2017-01-19T02:40:00-05:00 2017-01-19T07:40:06-05:00

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