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Philly's Mummers Parade offers new year a lively welcome

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 17:42
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The city's annual Mummers Parade quieted critics who raised concerns about racially or culturally insensitive displays in previous years, with marchers putting on a family friendly New Year's Day show that still entertained spectators crowded along the milelong route. 2017-01-05T12:42:02-05:00 2017-01-02T00:05:58-05:00

Flood of plastic eggs delights kids on North Sea island

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 13:41
BERLIN (AP) — Easter has come early to the German North Sea island of Langeoog. 2017-01-05T08:40:12-05:00 2017-01-05T06:29:23-05:00

Twins delivered minutes apart have different birth years

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 11:21
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Twins delivered 10 minutes apart at an Arizona hospital over the New Year's weekend have different birth years. 2017-01-05T06:21:03-05:00 2017-01-02T19:13:10-05:00

Twins delivered minutes apart have different birth years

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 07:01
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Twins delivered 10 minutes apart at an Arizona hospital over the New Year's weekend have different birth years. 2017-01-05T02:01:12-05:00 2017-01-02T10:28:35-05:00

Nearly century-old streetcar tickets found in NYC firehouse

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 22:01
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City firefighter has made an unusual discovery, unearthing two nearly 100-year-old tickets for the city's long-defunct streetcar line at a firehouse in Manhattan. 2017-01-04T17:01:03-05:00 2017-01-03T06:53:55-05:00

New Hampshire has a new governor _ but only for 2 days

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 20:41
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire has a new governor — for two days. 2017-01-04T15:40:11-05:00 2017-01-04T13:51:27-05:00

Akron home sells for $1 under Ohio's new public auction law

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 19:41
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A vacant 92-year-old bungalow in Akron sold at a sheriff's sale last month for just $1, a price made possible by a revision of Ohio law governing public auctions last year. 2017-01-04T14:40:26-05:00 2017-01-03T07:23:09-05:00

Kansas Congressman's son 'dabs' during swearing-in photo op

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 19:21
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new Kansas Congressman is dishing out discipline after his 17-year-old son pulled a dance move resembling a sneeze during a photo shoot with House Speaker Paul Ryan after the U.S. House of Representatives swearing-in ceremony at the Capitol. 2017-01-04T14:20:11-05:00 2017-01-04T09:13:22-05:00

New Hampshire has a new governor _ but only for 2 days

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 18:41
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire has a new governor — for two days. 2017-01-04T13:41:11-05:00 2017-01-04T11:07:29-05:00

Public previews set before auction of wax president figures

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 18:41
GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A shuttered Pennsylvania museum that features wax figures of all 44 U.S. presidents and their first ladies will display the figures before they're auctioned off in mid-January. 2017-01-04T13:41:11-05:00 2017-01-03T09:00:06-05:00

Witnesses: Men wearing Trump masks duked it out in Lowe's

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 17:41
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Police say shoppers were mystified and alarmed when two young men wearing Donald Trump masks began boxing one another inside a Virginia Lowe's store on New Year's Eve. 2017-01-04T12:40:14-05:00 2017-01-04T12:03:16-05:00

Keep the change? Cops say man tipped server with Valium pill

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 17:01
BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Here's a tip: Don't give a prescription painkiller as a gratuity. 2016-12-30T08:12:00-05:00 2016-12-30T13:12:15-05:00

New Hampshire has a new governor _ but only for 2 days

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 16:01
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire has a new governor — for two days. 2017-01-04T11:00:12-05:00 2017-01-04T10:45:28-05:00

Firefighters rescue dog that fell through ice into lake

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 15:41
WHITEHALL, Mich. (AP) — Three Michigan firefighters used rope and their wits to rescue a 90-pound retriever that fell through the ice about 100 yards from shore on a western Michigan lake. 2016-12-30T07:15:00-05:00 2016-12-30T12:15:06-05:00

Fugitive toucan captured in Southern California

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 14:01
YORBA LINDA, Calif. (AP) — A toucan that became a local sensation while living wild much of the year in Southern California has finally been captured. 2016-12-30T09:42:00-05:00 2016-12-30T14:42:21-05:00

SKorea shuts website mapping women of childbearing age

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 07:41
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's government closed its website that drew fury for showing the number of women in childbearing age by each city district and region. 2016-12-30T06:28:00-05:00 2016-12-30T11:28:33-05:00

Philly's Mummers Parade offers new year a lively welcome

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 07:01
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The city's annual Mummers Parade quieted critics who raised concerns about racially or culturally insensitive displays in previous years, with marchers putting on a family friendly New Year's Day show that still entertained spectators crowded along the milelong route. 2017-01-04T02:00:10-05:00 2017-01-01T18:01:56-05:00

Driver boasts cruising through 240 consecutive green lights

Tue, 01/03/2017 - 14:01
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City Uber driver is boasting that he drove through 240 green traffic lights before hitting a red light. 2016-12-28T09:37:00-05:00 2016-12-28T14:37:33-05:00

Germany: chemical odors lead police to failed alchemist

Tue, 01/03/2017 - 12:21
BERLIN (AP) — A German landlady's concerns about suspicious chemical odors from her tenant's apartment led police to a man who was trying unsuccessfully to extract gold from old cellphone and computer circuit boards. 2016-12-28T23:50:00-05:00 2016-12-29T04:50:31-05:00

Autopsy set for mummified body found in Detroit garage

Tue, 01/03/2017 - 11:41
DETROIT (AP) — A mummified body found face down in the back seat of a car in a Detroit garage will be examined by a specialist to determine age, gender and cause of death. 2017-01-03T06:40:53-05:00 2017-01-03T06:19:33-05:00

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