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Most Interesting Man judges beard contest; girl's dad wins

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 19:21
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A man who helped pitch Dos Equis beer as the Most Interesting Man in the World turned his attention from his favorite beer to his favorite beard by judging a competition called Vermont Beardies. 2017-03-18T21:29:00-04:00 2017-03-19T01:29:08-04:00

Religious TV station in Senegal accidentally airs porn

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 16:05
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — An Islamic television station in Senegal says it has filed a formal complaint against unknown saboteur "X'' for taking over the network and airing pornography instead of its regularly scheduled religious programming. 2017-03-22T07:03:00-04:00 2017-03-22T11:03:43-04:00

AP PHOTOS: Gaza Barber blazes hair styles with fiery method

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 15:03
RAFAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian barber Ramadan Adwan has found a fiery way to trim his client's hair — if they are brave enough. 2017-03-20T08:30:00-04:00 2017-03-20T12:30:26-04:00

Police: Man checks out of hospital, steals ambulance

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 13:39
EAST MEADOW, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities on Long Island say an 83-year-old man has been arrested after checking himself out of a hospital and stealing an ambulance. 2017-03-22T02:44:00-04:00 2017-03-22T06:44:05-04:00

Woman 'almost crashed car' when snake slithered from vent

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 11:54
VENICE, Fla. (AP) — Something more than air came slithering out of a car vent in Florida. 2017-03-17T09:46:00-04:00 2017-03-17T13:46:44-04:00

Detroit Zoo's own Dr. Ruth encourages amorous amphibians

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 10:44
ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — Dr. Ruth is bringing her sex-pertise to the Detroit Zoo. 2017-03-16T21:50:00-04:00 2017-03-17T01:50:26-04:00

That's not carry-on: Loose snake slumbers on Alaska flight

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 23:32
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Anna McConnaughy was flying to Alaska's largest city when the announcement came over the intercom: a passenger on a previous flight had brought a pet snake on board. 2017-03-21T14:59:00-04:00 2017-03-21T18:59:11-04:00

That's not carry-on: Snake gets loose on Alaska flight

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 22:50
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A snake carried onto a commuter airplane flying between Alaska communities caused a commotion this past weekend. 2017-03-21T09:29:00-04:00 2017-03-21T13:29:50-04:00

Police: Robber breaks leg, calls for help, gets arrested

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 20:41
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A robber in Virginia ruined his own getaway — first by breaking his leg in a jump off a balcony, and then by calling the authorities to help him. 2017-03-17T11:52:00-04:00 2017-03-17T15:52:23-04:00

Cops: Cocaine trafficker lived in public housing for elderly

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 19:03
TAUNTON, Mass. (AP) — A 74-year-old Massachusetts man living in public housing for the elderly faces drug trafficking charges after police say they found cocaine valued at about $150,000 in his unit. 2017-03-21T07:24:00-04:00 2017-03-21T11:24:14-04:00

Lack of comma sense ignites debate after ruling in $10M suit

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 19:03
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — It all came down to a missing comma, and not just any one. And it's reignited a longstanding debate over whether the punctuation is necessary. 2017-03-17T13:01:00-04:00 2017-03-17T17:01:25-04:00

Quacks on the tracks: NYPD rescues duck from subway line

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 18:04
NEW YORK (AP) — It wasn't an ordinary police call for someone trying to duck a subway fare. 2017-03-17T18:49:00-04:00 2017-03-17T22:49:27-04:00

Boot, wheelbarrow, thimble ousted from Monopoly board game

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 17:10
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The boot has been booted, the wheelbarrow has been wheeled out, and the thimble got the thumbs down in the latest version of the board game Monopoly. In their place will be a Tyrannosaurus rex, a penguin and a rubber ducky. 2017-03-17T06:15:00-04:00 2017-03-17T10:15:46-04:00

After fox goes on the run, missing pet is back home safe

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 14:34
HENRICO, Va. (AP) — A Virginia woman's pet fox is back home, safe and sound, after going missing earlier this week. 2017-03-17T09:20:00-04:00 2017-03-17T13:20:01-04:00

Ex-'Most Interesting Man' to help judge best beard contest

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 06:09
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The man who once helped pitch Dos Equis beer as the "most interesting man in the world" is turning his attention from his favorite beer to his favorite beard by judging a Saturday competition called Vermont Beardies. 2017-03-18T05:55:00-04:00 2017-03-18T09:55:41-04:00

Sierra Leone pastor discovers 706-carat diamond in village

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 16:33
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — A pastor in Sierra Leone has discovered the largest uncut diamond found in more than four decades in this West African country and has turned it over to the government, saying he hopes it helps to boost recent development in his impoverished nation. 2017-03-16T11:52:00-04:00 2017-03-16T15:52:49-04:00

Ex-judge admits illegally seeking wife's texts for beer

Sun, 03/19/2017 - 17:22
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A former North Carolina trial judge says he illegally offered a law enforcement officer beer and money to produce text messages he believed would show his wife was having an affair. 2017-03-16T11:39:00-04:00 2017-03-16T15:39:40-04:00

Ex-'Most Interesting Man' to help judge best beard contest

Sun, 03/19/2017 - 05:10
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The man who once helped pitch Dos Equis beer as the "most interesting man in the world" turned his attention from his favorite beer to his favorite beard by judging a Saturday competition called Vermont Beardies. 2017-03-18T16:59:00-04:00 2017-03-18T20:59:23-04:00

UK authorities seek owner of gold trove stashed inside piano

Sat, 03/18/2017 - 13:45
LONDON (AP) — British officials are trying to trace the owner of a trove of gold coins worth a "life-changing" amount of money found stashed inside a piano. 2017-03-16T08:12:00-04:00 2017-03-16T12:12:25-04:00

Ban on Irish butter sparks fight in butter-loving Wisconsin

Sat, 03/18/2017 - 12:18
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin resident Jean Smith snatches up entire stocks of her beloved Kerrygold Irish butter from stores when visiting family in Nebraska, thanks to an antiquated law in her dairy-obsessed state that bans it and any other butter that hasn't been graded for quality. 2017-03-17T11:20:00-04:00 2017-03-17T15:20:05-04:00

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