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Appeals court says chimpanzees don't have rights of people

Sat, 06/10/2017 - 17:21
NEW YORK (AP) — Two chimpanzees that were caged at a trailer lot and at a primate sanctuary don't have the legal rights of people in New York, an appeals court said Thursday. 2017-06-10T13:19:39-04:00 2017-06-08T19:12:18-04:00

Cops: Man upset about onions in food threatens eatery owner

Sat, 06/10/2017 - 15:01
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Michigan man, apparently upset because his food included onions, is jailed on charges he made drunken threats to shoot the owner of a Pittsburgh restaurant before exposing himself. 2017-06-10T10:59:53-04:00 2017-06-08T13:15:37-04:00

Ever wanted to live in 2 nations at once? Here's your chance

Sat, 06/10/2017 - 13:41
BEEBE PLAIN, Vt. (AP) — For sale: A 1782 fixer-upper with thick granite walls, 1950s decor, and armed 24-hour security provided by both Canada and the United States of America. 2017-06-10T03:47:00-04:00 2017-06-10T07:47:49-04:00

Road paved with clamshells emits stench, covered in maggots

Sat, 06/10/2017 - 12:41
TIVERTON, R.I. (AP) — Residents of a small Rhode Island community say their neighborhood has been beset by a terrible stench after one of their neighbors paved a road with unwashed clamshells. 2017-06-10T08:39:39-04:00 2017-06-07T16:53:53-04:00

Stolen pickup found impaled on 30 feet of steel guardrail

Sat, 06/10/2017 - 06:01
ABERDEEN, Idaho (AP) — Authorities say a stolen pickup truck was found impaled on 30 feet of guardrail in Idaho, but the driver was nowhere to be found. 2017-06-10T01:59:44-04:00 2017-06-07T18:25:58-04:00

Police: Family held prisoner by bobcat inside their house

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 22:01
WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Police in New Jersey say a bobcat cornered a mother and her two young children in the bathroom of their home, prompting a police response. 2017-06-09T17:59:40-04:00 2017-06-09T08:21:49-04:00

Feathered frenzy: Peacock breaks bottles inside liquor store

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 22:01
ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — A female peacock has ruffled more than just feathers at a Los Angeles-area liquor store. 2017-06-09T17:59:40-04:00 2017-06-07T15:13:56-04:00

Woman distracted by phone in stable condition after fall

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 19:01
PLAINFIELD, N.J. (AP) — A woman distracted by her cellphone is in stable condition, one day after she tripped over a door and fell 6 feet (1.8 meters) into a basement opening in New Jersey. 2017-06-09T14:59:46-04:00 2017-06-09T13:52:30-04:00

Naked Florida man damages patrol car after fleeing crash

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 17:01
OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida man got out of his car after a crash, stripped off his clothes, walked away from the scene and then damaged a door of the responding deputy's patrol car. 2017-06-09T12:59:52-04:00 2017-06-09T12:26:45-04:00

Woman distracted by phone tumbles over basement access doors

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 17:01
PLAINFIELD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman distracted by her cellphone was hospitalized after she fell over open basement access doors and fell 6 feet (1.8 meters) into the opening. 2017-06-09T12:59:52-04:00 2017-06-09T09:43:02-04:00

Woman distracted by phone falls over basement access doors

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 13:41
PLAINFIELD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman distracted by her cellphone was hospitalized after she fell over open basement access doors and fell 6 feet (1.8 meters) into the opening. 2017-06-09T09:39:41-04:00 2017-06-09T08:31:34-04:00

Horses escape in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 13:21
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Authorities say nearly two dozen horses escaped from their stable in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park before they were wrangled by rangers. 2017-06-09T09:19:49-04:00 2017-06-07T11:49:51-04:00

Woman distracted by phone falls over basement access doors

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 12:21
PLAINFIELD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman distracted by her cellphone was injured when she fell over open basement access doors and fell 6 feet (1.8 meters) into the opening. 2017-06-09T08:19:42-04:00 2017-06-09T07:30:29-04:00

Michigan city rejects pennies for man's $270 fine

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 12:21
JACKSON, Mich. (AP) — A man who owes $270 for trash in his yard wants to pay with lots of pennies, but a Michigan city isn't taking the change. 2017-06-09T08:19:42-04:00 2017-06-06T18:50:33-04:00

Mom: 'It looked like they pulled a toddler out of my belly'

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 11:21
ORANGE PARK, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman says she knew her stomach was undeniably huge as she approached the end of her pregnancy. 2017-06-09T07:19:42-04:00 2017-06-07T10:05:34-04:00

Peacock takes out $500 in wine after crashing liquor store

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 06:01
ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — A female peacock has ruffled more than just feathers at a Los Angeles-area liquor store. 2017-06-09T01:59:40-04:00 2017-06-06T17:28:38-04:00

Appeals court says chimpanzees don't have rights of people

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 23:01
NEW YORK (AP) — Two chimpanzees that were caged at a trailer lot and at a primate sanctuary don't have the legal rights of people in New York, an appeals court said Thursday. 2017-06-08T18:59:55-04:00 2017-06-08T18:10:04-04:00

Appeals court says chimpanzees don't have rights of people

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 22:01
NEW YORK (AP) — Two chimpanzees have been denied the legal rights of people in New York. 2017-06-08T17:59:45-04:00 2017-06-08T16:50:39-04:00

Business owner struck by lightning while sitting at desk

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 20:41
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — A New York business owner says he's "just happy to be alive" after being struck by lightning while sitting at his office desk. 2017-06-08T16:39:41-04:00 2017-06-07T10:16:02-04:00

Truck-toll system costs Rhode Island more than 1st reported

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 16:41
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A proposed truck-toll project in Rhode Island will cost more than first reported because officials didn't include construction costs. 2017-06-08T12:39:41-04:00 2017-06-07T18:38:42-04:00

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