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June 06, 2017 - 6:41 am
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Police are investigating after someone spray-painted graffiti on Rhode Island's famous Big Blue Bug. Tony DeJesus, owner of the pest control company Big Blue Bug Solutions, says the 58-foot termite replica known as Nibbles Woodaway was vandalized sometime over the weekend...
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June 05, 2017 - 2:56 pm
MERIDIAN, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho woman said she discovered a Nazi explosive as she was helping her parents clean out their shed. Diana Landa identified the artifact by a Nazi insignia and the year 1938 etched on the bottom of it. It still had a propellant on it, she said. Landa's parents have lived...
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June 03, 2017 - 10:53 am
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A group of men in their 20s in Washington state has posted a Craigslist ad seeking a generic dad to grill burgers and hotdogs for a gathering set for the Saturday of Father's Day weekend in mid-June. Qualifications include a minimum of 18 years of experience as a dad and 10...
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June 02, 2017 - 8:29 pm
DENVER (AP) — In a story May 31 about a delivery of donuts by drone in Denver, The Associated Press erroneously reported the first name of a spokesman for LaMar's Donuts. The spokesman's name is Temi Osifodunrin, not Tami Osifodunrin. A corrected version of the story is below: Doughnut delivery by...
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In this photo provided by the Kentucky State Police, Rocco, a dachshund, peeks his head through the trunk of a tree in Salem, Ky., Thursday, June 1, 2017. Rocco, a dachshund, peeks his head through the trunk of a tree in Salem, Ky., Thursday, June 1, 2017. A couple of Kentucky State Police troopers and a firefighter have proved that man can be dog’s best friend by coming to the rescue of a dachshund trapped inside a tree trunk. (Kentucky State Police via AP)
June 02, 2017 - 7:38 pm
SALEM, Ky. (AP) — Is that a bird in the tree? A cat? No, it's Rocco the dog, who had to be rescued by firefighters when the small dachshund got stuck inside a tree trunk. Authorities say two off-duty Kentucky state troopers were mowing a cemetery in Salem on Thursday when they heard a dog barking...
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May 31, 2017 - 6:51 pm
By NANCY BENAC Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- Covfefe (cuv-fey-fey) noun: A sure sign that President Donald Trump has regained control of his Twitter account. For more than a week, the tweets from @realDonaldTrump were, well, boring. Throughout his first big foreign trip last week, Trump's...
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This undated photo released by the Hampstead, N.H., Police Department shows a mug shot of Selket Taylor. The New Hampshire police department issued a public service announcement after Taylor was arrested with marijuana in his car. Hampstead police said in a press release on Monday, May 29, 2017, "as a public service announcement - it is illegal to possess recreational marijuana in New Hampshire, even if you only 'smoke it in Massachusetts.'" (Hampstead, N.H., Police Department via AP)
May 30, 2017 - 11:23 am
HAMPSTEAD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire police department has issued a public service announcement with an odd mug shot after a man was arrested with marijuana in his car. Hampstead police said in a release Monday, "as a public service announcement — it is illegal to possess recreational marijuana...
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In this Sunday, May 28, 2017 photo released by Lance Fountain, a 2.7-meter (9-foot) great white shark lays on the deck of a fishing boat at Evans Head, Australia. Fisherman Terry Selwood said Monday, May 29, that he was left with a badly bruised and bleeding right arm where the airborne shark struck him with a pectoral fin as it landed on him on the deck. (Lance Fountain via AP)
May 29, 2017 - 3:27 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A 73-year-old Australian fisherman said Monday that he caught a far bigger fish than he hoped for when a 2.7-meter (9-foot) great white shark leapt into his boat, knocking him off his feet. Terry Selwood was left with a badly bruised and bleeding right arm where the...
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In this Sunday, May 28, 2017 photo released by Lance Fountain, a 2.7-meter (9-foot) great white shark lays on the deck of a fishing boat at Evans Head, Australia. Fisherman Terry Selwood said Monday, May 29, that he was left with a badly bruised and bleeding right arm where the airborne shark struck him with a pectoral fin as it landed on him on the deck. (Lance Fountain via AP)
May 29, 2017 - 3:27 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A 73-year-old Australian fisherman said Monday that he caught a far bigger fish than he hoped for when a 2.7-meter (9-foot) great white shark leapt into his boat, knocking him off his feet. Terry Selwood was left with a badly bruised and bleeding right arm where the...
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May 27, 2017 - 12:58 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts judge has denied a man's request to juggle during his trial to show jurors he was just clowning around when he allegedly tried to rob a convenience store. The Republican reports ( http://bit.ly/2rJzyk4 ) that a Springfield judge on Thursday rejected Orlando...
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