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Alaska pot conference call interrupted by flushing toilet

Fri, 02/03/2017 - 19:01
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Everyone's had a bad conference call experience when someone who dialed in puts the call on hold, and loud hold music makes it impossible for the call to continue. 2017-02-03T14:00:28-05:00 2017-02-02T19:41:32-05:00

Ferret has successful pacemaker surgery at Kansas State

Fri, 02/03/2017 - 18:21
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — A ferret is recovering after being fitted with a pacemaker during a rare surgery at Kansas State University. 2017-01-31T11:34:00-05:00 2017-01-31T16:34:14-05:00

Snow sculpting teams gather in Wisconsin for national event

Fri, 02/03/2017 - 14:41
LAKE GENEVA, Wis. (AP) — Fifteen teams of snow sculptors from 13 states have gathered in Wisconsin for the U.S. National Snow Sculpting Championship. 2017-02-03T09:40:09-05:00 2017-02-02T16:47:41-05:00

Tinder for apes? Dutch orangutans test out computer dating

Fri, 02/03/2017 - 14:01
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — How does a primate find a date when they're confined to an urban jungle? 2017-02-03T09:00:54-05:00 2017-02-01T10:22:29-05:00

Wall goes up around America at miniature world in Germany

Fri, 02/03/2017 - 13:22
BERLIN (AP) — A wall has appeared around the United States — at a popular miniature world attraction in the German city of Hamburg. 2017-02-03T08:20:13-05:00 2017-02-02T15:58:47-05:00

Alaska pot conference call interrupted by flushing toilet

Fri, 02/03/2017 - 00:41
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Everyone's had a bad conference call experience when someone who dialed in puts the call on hold, and loud holding music makes it impossible for the call to continue. 2017-02-02T19:40:17-05:00 2017-02-02T15:06:18-05:00

Snow sculpting teams gather in Wisconsin for national event

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 21:41
LAKE GENEVA, Wis. (AP) — Fifteen teams of snow sculptors from 13 states have gathered in Wisconsin for the U.S. National Snow Sculpting Championship. 2017-02-02T16:40:03-05:00 2017-02-02T14:00:30-05:00

Cartwheeling choir teacher arrested for indecent exposure

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 20:41
PAWHUSKA, Okla. (AP) — Police in northern Oklahoma say they've arrested a substitute teacher on an indecent exposure complaint after she reportedly did a cartwheel in front of students while wearing a skirt but no undergarments. 2017-02-02T15:40:08-05:00 2017-02-01T10:19:56-05:00

Florida man charged with faking his death gets 14 years

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 20:08
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida businessman who faked his own death to defraud insurance companies has been sentenced to 14 years in prison. 2017-02-02T15:00:07-05:00 2017-02-01T17:56:41-05:00

Snow sculpting teams gather in Wisconsin for national event

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 19:14
LAKE GENEVA, Wis. (AP) — Fifteen teams of snow sculptors from 13 states have gathered in Wisconsin for the U.S. National Snow Sculpting Championship. 2017-02-02T14:00:15-05:00 2017-02-02T13:09:07-05:00

Moose rescued after fall into Idaho basement

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 19:14
KETCHUM, Idaho (AP) — Authorities say a female moose is safe after she fell through an unlatched window into the basement of an Idaho home. 2017-01-31T07:41:00-05:00 2017-01-31T12:41:21-05:00

Pennsylvania groundhog's handlers: Phil predicts more winter

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 16:49
PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (AP) — The handlers of Pennsylvania's most famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, said the furry rodent has "predicted" six more weeks of winter after seeing his shadow at dawn Thursday. 2017-02-02T11:40:03-05:00 2017-02-02T10:26:25-05:00

Hummingbird egg gets in way of upgrades to California bridge

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 16:49
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A tiny unborn hummingbird is getting in the way of a big bridge project in the San Francisco Bay Area. 2017-01-31T13:51:00-05:00 2017-01-31T18:51:29-05:00

Italy: Mafia stronghold of Corleone has new 'godfather' saga

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 16:14
MILAN (AP) — The Mafia stronghold of Corleone has produced another godfather saga, but this one is unlikely to end up as a movie. 2017-02-02T11:00:20-05:00 2017-02-02T10:48:35-05:00

Pennsylvania mayor accused of disturbing graves

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 15:47
SHAMOKIN, Pa. (AP) — A central Pennsylvania mayor has been accused by authorities of disturbing 14 graves through work on a cellphone tower planned for the cemetery where he serves as board president. 2017-02-02T10:40:24-05:00 2017-02-01T12:05:52-05:00

Pennsylvania groundhog's handlers: Phil predicts more winter

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 14:59
PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (AP) — The handlers of Pennsylvania's most famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, said the furry rodent has "predicted" six more weeks of winter after seeing his shadow at dawn Thursday. 2017-02-02T09:59:27-05:00 2017-02-02T09:23:01-05:00

Pennsylvania groundhog's handlers: Phil predicts more winter

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 14:05
PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (AP) — The handlers of Pennsylvania's most famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, said the furry rodent has "predicted" six more weeks of winter after seeing his shadow at dawn Thursday. 2017-02-02T09:00:05-05:00 2017-02-02T07:57:12-05:00

Police: Florida pastor caught with man's wife, flees naked

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 13:46
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A police report says a prominent Florida pastor was forced to run out of a house naked after a woman's husband came home to find him having sex with his wife. 2017-01-31T04:21:00-05:00 2017-01-31T09:21:34-05:00

North Carolina newborn girl shares birthday with mom and dad

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 13:04
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A young North Carolina family may have a few joint parties in their future after the couple's new baby daughter was born on the same day as both of her parents. 2017-01-31T06:58:00-05:00 2017-01-31T11:58:25-05:00

Mayor apologizes for calling protesters 'freakin' morons'

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 12:34
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts mayor is apologizing after a live microphone captured him calling protesters "freakin' morons" during a public meeting. 2017-02-02T07:20:11-05:00 2017-02-01T16:40:10-05:00

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