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May 17, 2017 - 1:41 pm
SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil's top judicial oversight board has decided it won't sanction a judge who allegedly got angry at a bakery cafe waiter and demanded the man address him as "Your Honor." Witnesses say Judge Dilermando Motta Pereira was upset because the waiter did not put ice in his cup. The...
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May 17, 2017 - 10:09 am
ROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) — A Texas man is suing a woman he went on a date with for the price of a movie ticket after he says she texted through the film and left him at the theater. Brandon Vezmar filed the claim for $17.31 last week. The 37-year-old tells the Austin American-Statesman ( https://...
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May 13, 2017 - 1:15 pm
GREAT FALLS, Montana (AP) — A Montana beekeeper has recovered hives that were stolen from him in California, thanks to an agricultural sting operation. Lloyd Cunniff of Choteau reported 488 hives stolen in January, after he had transported them to California for the almond pollination season. A tip...
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May 13, 2017 - 10:04 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Undercover inspectors have determined that a building registered as a church was being operated as a sex club. WTVF-TV reports ( http://bit.ly/2qcR8f2 ) that the city of Nashville has filed a complaint against the owners for "maintaining a public nuisance by permitting acts...
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"Seated Ballerina", center, the public art exhibition of a 45-foot tall inflatable nylon sculpture depicting a seated ballerina from artist Jeff Koons' Antiquity series, is displayed at Rockefeller Center after it was unveiled Friday May 12, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews).
May 12, 2017 - 7:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A massive inflatable ballerina created by artist Jeff Koons is the latest public art installation at New York's Rockefeller Center. The 45-foot (14-meter) work is called "Seated Ballerina." It was unveiled Friday and will be on display through June 2. The nylon sculpture is based on...
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May 09, 2017 - 10:43 pm
ENO, Nev. (AP) — A Twitter plea from a Nevada teen for a year of free chicken nuggets from Wendy’s is now the most retweeted post of all time. Carter Wilkinson asked the fast food chain on Twitter last month how many retweets it would take for him to get free nuggets for a year. Wendy’s replied, “...
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This Monday, May 8, 2017 photo released by the Matanuska-Susitna Borough Animal Shelter shows a 17-foot python north of Anchorage, Alaska. The python had caused concern in a community since it went missing two weeks ago has returned home Monday. (Darla Erskine/Matanuska-Susitna Borough Animal Shelter via AP)
May 09, 2017 - 2:10 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A 17-foot python that had caused concern in a community north of Anchorage, Alaska, since it went missing two weeks ago has returned home. Matanuska-Susitna Borough Animal Care reports that Sam slithered back into view Monday in the living room of its owners' home in the...
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May 09, 2017 - 2:50 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A 17-foot python that had caused concern in a community north of Anchorage, Alaska, since it went missing two weeks ago has returned home. Matsunika-Sustina Borough Animal Care reports that Sam slithered back into view Monday in the living room of its owners' home in the...
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In this undated photo released by the Hunterdon County Prosecutor's Office, Detective Dean Cerdeira, second from right, of the Hunterdon County Prosecutor's Office, and Detective Thomas Hash, right, of the Clinton Township Police Department, pose with a recovered Ronald McDonald statue along with Diane, left, and Phillip Koury, the owners of the statue, in Clinton, N.J. Hunterdon County prosecutors say the 250-pound fiberglass statue of the clown character sitting on a bench was taken from the McDonald's in Clinton. They announced Friday, May 5, 2017, that it had been found but declined further comment. (Paul Approvato/Hunterdon County Prosecutor's Office via AP)
May 06, 2017 - 8:37 pm
CLINTON, N.J. (AP) — A life-size Ronald McDonald statue stolen from a McDonald's in New Jersey last month has been found. But authorities are keeping mum about where it was found and who took it. Hunterdon County prosecutors say the 250-pound fiberglass statue of the clown character sitting on a...
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May 06, 2017 - 9:44 am
CLINTON, N.J. (AP) — A life-size Ronald McDonald statue stolen from a McDonald's in New Jersey last month has been found. But authorities are keeping mum about where it was found and who took it. Hunterdon County prosecutors say the 250-pound fiberglass statue of the clown character sitting on a...
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