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Someone bid $100,000 for a Cheeto that looks like Harambe

Sat, 02/11/2017 - 20:22
Someone bid nearly $100,000 on eBay for a Cheeto that bears a resemblance to slain gorilla Harambe. 2017-02-11T15:20:02-05:00 2017-02-07T08:45:05-05:00

Official: $4B bond meant as jab at trend of exorbitant bonds

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 21:21
BELTON, Texas (AP) — A Texas court official says the $4 billion bond she imposed on a suspect was meant as a jab to highlight that bonds are often set so high that defendants can't get out of jail. 2017-02-10T09:54:00-05:00 2017-02-10T14:54:05-05:00

Official: $4B bond meant as jab at trend of exorbitant bonds

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 19:41
BELTON, Texas (AP) — A Texas court official says the $4 billion bond she imposed on a suspect was meant as a jab to highlight that bonds are often set so high that defendants can't get out of jail. 2017-02-10T07:52:00-05:00 2017-02-10T12:52:51-05:00

Texas whopper: $4 billion bond set for man in murder case

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 17:41
KILLEEN, Texas (AP) — They say everything is bigger in Texas. It's now safe to say that applies to bail. 2017-02-10T12:40:44-05:00 2017-02-09T13:54:50-05:00

Pennsylvania fire company turns to 'naughty bingo' for cash

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 12:41
HOMETOWN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania volunteer fire company is turning to titillation to raise money. 2017-02-10T07:40:03-05:00 2017-02-08T09:14:59-05:00

Chicago aquarium euthanizes more than 90-year-old lungfish

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 12:21
CHICAGO (AP) — An Australian lungfish that entranced visitors to Chicago's Shedd Aquarium for more than 80 years has been euthanized due to old age, the popular tourist attraction announced Monday. 2017-02-10T07:20:02-05:00 2017-02-06T14:34:17-05:00

Cops: Drunken bus driver stranded St. Louis basketball team

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 21:01
The Saint Louis University men's basketball team lost a game to St. Bonaventure — and then its bus. 2017-02-09T16:00:38-05:00 2017-02-09T09:54:57-05:00

Austrian deputy mayor invites constituents join him in sauna

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 18:41
VIENNA (AP) — The deputy mayor of an Austrian town is inviting constituents to strip down and join him in the sauna. 2017-02-09T13:40:09-05:00 2017-02-08T06:31:18-05:00

Too much self-tanning lotion? Orange gator puzzles residents

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 18:21
HANAHAN, S.C. (AP) — No one seems to know why there's an orange alligator in a pond near Charleston. 2017-02-09T13:20:05-05:00 2017-02-09T11:56:13-05:00

Sinkhole not worsened by Super Bowl fans' halftime flushing

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 18:21
FRASER, Mich. (AP) — Officials feel flushed with success after water conservation efforts prevented Super Bowl fans from adding to problems associated with a suburban Detroit sinkhole. 2017-02-09T13:20:05-05:00 2017-02-06T11:22:20-05:00

The cave squeaker returns: Rare frog seen after decades

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 16:22
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The cave squeaker is back. 2017-02-09T11:22:09-05:00 2017-02-04T08:31:33-05:00

Yellow car loathed by visitors to English village vandalized

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 14:41
LONDON (AP) — Vandals have struck a banana yellow car blamed for ruining visitors' photos of a famous English village. 2017-02-09T09:40:06-05:00 2017-02-04T10:18:04-05:00

Cops: Woman used $1.2M forged check to try to buy house

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 14:21
DILLSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Police say a Pennsylvania woman tried to buy a house by forging a $1.2 million check from a credit union. 2017-02-09T09:20:08-05:00 2017-02-06T09:00:32-05:00

Oklahoma town cancels dance because of old city ordinance

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 12:41
HENRYETTA, Okla. (AP) — A small Oklahoma town is echoing the story line of '80s movie "Footloose" by canceling a Valentine's Day dance because of an arcane city ordinance enforcing a strict moral code. 2017-02-09T07:40:08-05:00 2017-02-08T13:18:16-05:00

Massachusetts couple names son born during Super Bowl Brady

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 12:41
FALMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts couple whose son was born right before the Patriots 25-point comeback in the Super Bowl has named the newborn "Brady." 2017-02-09T07:40:08-05:00 2017-02-07T10:00:14-05:00

Man surprises girlfriend with Super Bowl TV ad proposal

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 12:41
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The 51st Super Bowl will be remembered for the New England Patriots pulling off the game's biggest comeback ever for their fifth NFL title. A New York woman will remember it as the night she got engaged at halftime. 2017-02-09T07:40:08-05:00 2017-02-07T09:30:10-05:00

Pats' owner Kraft has won 5 rings, but 1 belongs to Putin

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 12:41
HOUSTON (AP) — Of the five Super Bowl rings Robert Kraft has earned as owner of the New England Patriots, one of them has an unlikely owner: Russian President Vladimir Putin. 2017-02-09T07:40:08-05:00 2017-02-06T12:20:53-05:00

Doctor removes 130-pound tumor from Mississippi man

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 14:21
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — A California doctor removed a 130-pound tumor from a Mississippi man who had been told by other physicians that he was just fat. 2017-02-08T09:20:07-05:00 2017-02-06T20:57:37-05:00

French candidate uses hologram to travel campaign trail

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 12:21
PARIS (AP) — French presidential candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon can't be in two places at once. 2017-02-08T07:20:15-05:00 2017-02-05T14:12:28-05:00

Police: Man in lingerie fought, threatened officers

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 11:22
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh police say a man who was found semi-conscious behind the wheel of a car while wearing pink lingerie fought with officers and threatened them. 2017-02-08T06:21:40-05:00 2017-02-07T11:39:13-05:00

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