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Horses snack on watermelons after spill on Philly street

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 17:41
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Some lucky carriage horses in Philadelphia got a summertime treat after a truck spilled a load of watermelons on the street near Independence Hall. 2017-08-08T13:39:35-04:00 2017-08-07T07:11:32-04:00

Officials: 'No foreigners' sale sign violates civil rights

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 17:03
MASON, Mich. (AP) — A veteran's front-yard sign advertising the sale of his home violates state and federal anti-discrimination laws because it indicates the owner won't sell to foreigners, according to Michigan Department of Civil Rights officials. 2017-08-08T13:02:27-04:00 2017-08-08T11:41:07-04:00

9-year-old wants to be NASA's 'planetary protection officer'

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 15:41
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A 9-year-old New Jersey boy who described himself as a "Guardian of the Galaxy" is hoping to add the real-life NASA title "Planetary Protection Officer" to his resume. 2017-08-08T11:39:32-04:00 2017-08-07T09:21:05-04:00

Palm oil blobs cover Hong Kong beaches after sea crash

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 10:01
HONG KONG (AP) — Cleanup efforts are under way in Hong Kong after white blobs of congealed palm oil washed up on the city's shores following a collision between two ships. 2017-08-08T05:59:33-04:00 2017-08-08T02:47:45-04:00

Palm oil blobs cover Hong Kong beaches after sea crash

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 06:41
HONG KONG (AP) — Cleanup efforts are under way in Hong Kong after white blobs of congealed palm oil washed up on the city's shores following a collision between two ships. 2017-08-08T02:39:31-04:00 2017-08-08T01:22:29-04:00

Pig headed to auction jumps onto busy Washington interstate

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 05:21
FEDERAL WAY, Wash. (AP) — Washington State Highway Patrol says a large pig headed to auction jumped from a trailer on Interstate 5 near Federal Way on Saturday morning. 2017-08-08T01:19:37-04:00 2017-08-05T15:36:42-04:00

Gurney holding deceased person falls from van into traffic

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 01:21
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Police say a gurney that was occupied by a deceased person fell from the back of a coroner's van into Olympia traffic. 2017-08-07T21:19:39-04:00 2017-08-07T21:07:22-04:00

Former officer says he looked at nude photos for research

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 01:01
ALBUQUERUQE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico law enforcement officer admits he looked at pictures of naked women on the internet while on duty, but says he was doing so as part of his job. 2017-08-07T20:59:31-04:00 2017-08-05T15:12:27-04:00

New Hampshire, Vermont govs agree to a race track showdown

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 23:41
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire's governor and his Vermont counterpart are talking about facing off on the race track. 2017-08-07T19:39:34-04:00 2017-08-07T18:34:30-04:00

San Francisco street sells for $90K. Neighbors aren't happy

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 23:00
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The price of a San Francisco home can easily top a million dollars. But one savvy investor has bought up a whole street for a mere $90,000. 2017-08-07T18:59:29-04:00 2017-08-07T18:50:13-04:00

Lost high school ring 'keeps coming back' to Florida woman

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 22:41
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman says her high school ring "keeps coming back to me." 2017-08-07T18:39:32-04:00 2017-08-07T11:40:41-04:00

New Hampshire, Vermont governors talking up a drag race

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 22:21
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire's governor and his Vermont counterpart are talking of facing off in a drag race. 2017-08-07T18:19:38-04:00 2017-08-07T17:40:32-04:00

New Hampshire gov challenges Vermont counterpart to race

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 21:40
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu is challenging his Vermont counterpart to a drag race. 2017-08-07T17:39:28-04:00 2017-08-07T16:46:15-04:00

Bear trashes, crashes sport utility vehicle in Colorado

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 20:41
DURANGO, Colo. (AP) — A bear broke into a sport utility vehicle in southwestern Colorado, trashed its interior and caused it to roll out of a driveway and smash into a mailbox. 2017-08-07T16:39:30-04:00 2017-08-05T13:13:04-04:00

2 Martin Shkrelis turn up in same courtroom, with same judge

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 20:20
NEW YORK (AP) — A defendant in a money laundering case has at least two things in common with "Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli — the same name and the same judge. 2017-08-07T16:19:28-04:00 2017-08-04T12:47:04-04:00

Woman saves piglet from traffic, raises cash for its surgery

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 18:01
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman who rescued a piglet that was darting in and out of rush-hour traffic is getting help from local businesses to fund a surgery it needs to survive. 2017-08-07T13:59:32-04:00 2017-08-05T10:40:36-04:00

Lost high school ring 'keeps coming back' to Florida woman

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 15:41
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman says her high school ring "keeps coming back to me." 2017-08-07T11:39:34-04:00 2017-08-07T09:04:10-04:00

Australian teen's feet bloodied by mystery sea creatures

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 15:21
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A teenager who went for a swim at a Melbourne beach and emerged with his feet covered in blood has stumped marine experts. 2017-08-07T11:19:37-04:00 2017-08-07T09:47:20-04:00

9-year-old wants to be NASA's 'planetary protection officer'

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 13:21
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A 9-year-old New Jersey boy who describes himself as a "Guardian of the Galaxy" is hoping to add the real-life NASA title "Planetary Protection Officer" to his resume. 2017-08-07T09:19:33-04:00 2017-08-07T07:31:29-04:00

Lost high school ring 'keeps coming back' to Florida woman

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 13:01
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman says her high school ring "keeps coming back to me." 2017-08-07T08:59:44-04:00 2017-08-07T08:23:35-04:00

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