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Alabama man shoots 820-pound hog in front yard

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 16:41
SAMSON, Ala. (AP) — Wild hogs aren't unusual in rural south Alabama, but Wade Seago says he'd never seen anything like the 820-pound animal he shot and killed in his front yard. 2017-07-19T07:24:00-04:00 2017-07-19T11:24:37-04:00

Herd of scared buffalo make break for it, roam through town

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 15:21
GILFORD, N.H. (AP) — These buffalo have been roaming through a New Hampshire town. 2017-07-18T13:46:00-04:00 2017-07-18T17:46:08-04:00

Self-described drug dealer calls 911, reports stolen cocaine

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 14:01
FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Calling 911 to report a stolen bag of cocaine probably wasn't the best idea for a self-described Florida drug dealer. 2017-07-19T03:27:00-04:00 2017-07-19T07:27:39-04:00

Flood destroys entire cash contents of Wisconsin bank vault

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 13:21
BURLINGTON, Wis. (AP) — Flooding last week destroyed all the cash in the vault of a southeastern Wisconsin bank. 2017-07-18T05:33:00-04:00 2017-07-18T09:33:02-04:00

Officials try to figure out why roaches swarmed from manhole

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 12:01
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Water Department is trying to figure out what caused thousands of cockroaches to emerge from a manhole and swarm a neighborhood. 2017-07-18T11:09:00-04:00 2017-07-18T15:09:11-04:00

Man kills raccoon with hammer after it bites him on head

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 11:21
ARNOLD, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man says he was attacked by a raccoon as he worked on his car outside his home, and killed the animal with the only weapon he had: a hammer. 2017-07-18T11:37:00-04:00 2017-07-18T15:37:38-04:00

Florida driver survives crash when metal object falls on van

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 11:21
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man has survived a harrowing drive after a large piece of scrap metal fell from a tractor-trailer and crushed his van. 2017-07-16T09:52:00-04:00 2017-07-16T13:52:03-04:00

Timber rattlesnake caught lingering near Massachusetts home

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 21:41
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Timber rattlesnakes are known to thrive in some rural areas of Massachusetts, but finding them in urban areas is almost unheard of. 2017-07-17T03:40:00-04:00 2017-07-17T07:40:14-04:00

California judge who pocketed 2 cardholders agrees to resign

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 19:21
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Northern California judge who agreed to resign after swiping two art deco-style business cardholders from a judges' dinner in San Francisco said Monday that he remains deeply remorseful. 2017-07-17T16:33:00-04:00 2017-07-17T20:33:36-04:00

Officials try to figure out why roaches swarmed from manhole

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 19:01
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Water Department is trying to figure out what caused thousands of cockroaches to emerge from a manhole and swarm a neighborhood. 2017-07-18T04:55:00-04:00 2017-07-18T08:55:19-04:00

Police officer with stun gun sets naked man on fire

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 17:41
MANITOWOC, Wis. (AP) — Police say an officer using a stun gun to restrain a naked man accidentally set the man's chest hair and beard on fire. 2017-07-18T08:58:00-04:00 2017-07-18T12:58:05-04:00

'Curious' baboon knocks out power to Zambian tourist town

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 16:01
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A baboon in Zambia has interfered with machinery at a power station in a tourist town near Victoria Falls, knocking out power to tens of thousands of people for several hours. 2017-07-17T03:13:00-04:00 2017-07-17T07:13:46-04:00

6 cars stolen from driveways on same night in same town

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 16:01
GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) — Police say six cars were stolen from people's driveways on the same night in the Connecticut town of Greenwich. 2017-07-17T02:37:00-04:00 2017-07-17T06:37:33-04:00

US YouTube star in Thailand finds coin stunt falls flat

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 13:21
BANGKOK (AP) — An American expat in Thailand who is a YouTube star with 3.29 million subscribers is in hot water for posting a video of an age-old practice among kids: flattening coins on railroad tracks. 2017-07-18T03:41:00-04:00 2017-07-18T07:41:53-04:00

Forever's gonna start tonight: Wedding set for total eclipse

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 13:01
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — An astronomy buff and her fiance want to make sure nothing eclipses their Missouri wedding ceremony. 2017-07-16T13:01:00-04:00 2017-07-16T17:01:11-04:00

Australia senator's 3 election wins officially didn't happen

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 12:41
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The deputy leader of an Australian political party announced Friday that he was ending his nine-year career in Parliament because he had discovered he had technically never been a senator. 2017-07-14T01:44:00-04:00 2017-07-14T05:44:24-04:00

US YouTube star in Thailand finds coin stunt falls flat

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 11:41
BANGKOK (AP) — An American expat in Thailand who is a YouTube star with 3.29 million subscribers is in hot water for posting a video of an age-old practice among kids: flattening coins on railroad tracks. 2017-07-18T02:45:00-04:00 2017-07-18T06:45:51-04:00

Bishop offers daily prayer for commuters in 'Summer of Hell'

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 10:41
ROCKVILLE CENTRE, N.Y. (AP) — A Roman Catholic bishop is offering prayers to New York-area commuters facing what's been billed as a "Summer of Hell." 2017-07-14T06:36:00-04:00 2017-07-14T10:36:27-04:00

California judge who swiped 2 cardholders agrees to resign

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 00:02
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Northern California judge is losing his job after swiping two art deco-style business card holders from a judges' dinner in San Francisco. 2017-07-17T11:33:00-04:00 2017-07-17T15:33:29-04:00

No Whining: Pope's humor intact despite rough few weeks

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 20:01
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis hasn't lost his sense of humor despite a rough few weeks of clamorous exits of top Vatican officials and some other negative headlines. 2017-07-14T09:41:00-04:00 2017-07-14T13:41:14-04:00

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