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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

Montana beekeeper stung by beehive thieves in California

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 23:01
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana beekeeper says thieves got away with 488 beehives he had taken to California to pollinate almond trees. 2017-01-19T09:10:00-05:00 2017-01-19T14:10:22-05:00

Oklahoma City firefighters rescue cow stuck in swimming pool

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 19:42
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Think it's hard for firefighters to rescue a cat in a tree? Try a cow in a swimming pool. 2017-01-16T05:13:00-05:00 2017-01-16T10:13:49-05:00

Going bananas? Israeli zoo scrambles to find missing monkey

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 19:03
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's largest zoo is scrambling to find a monkey who swung out of a tree and escaped from the wildlife park near Tel Aviv. 2017-01-17T02:05:00-05:00 2017-01-17T07:05:17-05:00

NJ brewery honors Villanova University's 175th anniversary

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 18:22
CAPE MAY, N.J. (AP) — The co-owners of New Jersey's Cape May Brewing Company are honoring the 175th anniversary of their alma mater with a uniquely named commemorative brew. 2017-01-17T03:37:00-05:00 2017-01-17T08:37:42-05:00

Cutest captain: Sea lion caught in fishing gear hops on boat

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 15:02
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Officials say a juvenile sea lion was so happy to be rescued after getting hooked by fishing gear off Southern California, it jumped into a Coast Guard boat. 2017-01-15T09:48:00-05:00 2017-01-15T14:48:06-05:00

Finally, an explanation of strange African 'fairy circles'?

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 12:22
WASHINGTON (AP) — The forces behind the mysterious "fairy circles" that dot a desert in southern Africa do not appear to be supernatural, but they are intricate and complex. 2017-01-18T08:47:00-05:00 2017-01-18T13:47:11-05:00

Raccoons recover at California zoo after cross-country ride

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 02:21
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Baby raccoons that inadvertently hitched a cross-country ride to Northern California are recovering at the Oakland Zoo. 2017-01-18T14:58:00-05:00 2017-01-18T19:58:12-05:00

Dismembered deer carcasses remain a mystery in Ohio

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 00:41
NEW FRANKLIN, Ohio (AP) — Police in northeast Ohio have no leads in solving a Friday the 13th mystery involving the dumping of several dismembered deer carcasses alongside a road. 2017-01-17T02:52:00-05:00 2017-01-17T07:52:46-05:00

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

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 22:41
TARENTUM, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania mall that was foreclosed on after its owners failed to repay $143 million has been auctioned off for $100. 2017-01-18T11:07:00-05:00 2017-01-18T16:07:14-05:00

Photo display of mayors reveals surprise find to community

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 21:21
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A new display featuring photos of former mayors from Ohio's fourth-largest city turned up a discovery: A photo thought to be of Toledo's first mayor is actually a photo of his son. 2017-01-15T10:28:00-05:00 2017-01-15T15:28:55-05:00

Frozen fox extracted from upper reaches of Danube in Germany

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 21:01
BERLIN (AP) — A hunter in Germany has put on show a block of ice containing a fox that he says fell into the chilly Danube and drowned, in what he calls a warning of the dangers of the icy river. 2017-01-13T01:52:00-05:00 2017-01-13T06:52:22-05:00

Finally, an explanation of strange African 'fairy circles'?

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 18:41
WASHINGTON (AP) — The forces behind the mysterious "fairy circles" that dot a desert in southern Africa do not appear to be supernatural, but they are intricate and complex. 2017-01-18T08:11:00-05:00 2017-01-18T13:11:57-05:00

San Francisco man returns 100-year overdue library book

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 18:01
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A book of short stories titled "Forty Minutes Late" has been returned to a San Francisco library — 100 years late. 2017-01-13T15:40:00-05:00 2017-01-13T20:40:19-05:00

How high is too high for a pile of chicken droppings?

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 12:41
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — How high is too high for a pile of chicken manure? 2017-01-13T10:38:00-05:00 2017-01-13T15:38:29-05:00

'Bridge ninjas' gain internet fame after Nevada flooding

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 12:21
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A team of heavy-machine operators drew a crowd of camera-toting spectators as they plucked downed trees and other dangerous debris from raging floodwaters in Nevada. 2017-01-14T11:07:00-05:00 2017-01-14T16:07:20-05:00

Truck company owner charged with evading $1 million in tolls

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 13:21
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The owner of a New Jersey trucking company has been arrested while trying to board a flight to Aruba and charged with racking up more than $1 million of unpaid tolls and fees. 2017-01-13T13:23:00-05:00 2017-01-13T18:23:15-05:00

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