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April 19, 2018 - 5:26 am
MONROE, La. (AP) — Police in Louisiana say a woman came home to discover a naked stranger in her tub, eating her Cheetos while taking a bath. A Monroe police affidavit says 29-year-old Evelyn Washington was arrested on burglary and property damage charges. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports that...
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April 19, 2018 - 5:26 am
MONROE, La. (AP) — Police in Louisiana say a woman came home to discover a naked stranger in her tub, eating her Cheetos while taking a bath. A Monroe police affidavit says 29-year-old Evelyn Washington was arrested on burglary and property damage charges. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports that...
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In this Tuesday, April 17, 2018, photo, a veterinarian works on a wayward tortoise that cracked its shell after falling off a 10-foot wall in San Diego County. The tortoise is recovering after vets used screws, zip ties and denture material to repair it. County Animal Services Director Dan DeSousa says the male 90-pound African spurred tortoise probably was a pet that got loose from a yard. (San Diego County Department of Animal Services via AP)
April 19, 2018 - 12:19 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A wayward tortoise that cracked its shell after falling off a 10-foot wall in California is recovering after vets used screws, zip ties and denture material to repair it. San Diego County Animal Services Director Dan DeSousa says the male 90-pound African spurred tortoise probably...
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This April 12, 2018 photo shows containers that were loaded with tons of sewage sludge in Parrish, Ala. More than two months after the so-called "Poop Train" rolled in from New York City, Hall says her small town smells like rotting corpses. Some say the trainloads of New Yorkers' excrement is turning Alabama into a dumping ground for other states' waste. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)
April 18, 2018 - 6:56 am
PARRISH, Ala. (AP) — A stinking trainload of human waste from New York City is stranded in a tiny Alabama town, spreading a stench like a giant backed-up toilet — and the "poop train" is just the latest example of the South being used as a dumping ground for other states' waste. In Parrish, Alabama...
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FILE - In this June 1, 2005 file photo, Russell Crowe arrives for the premiere of "Cinderella Man" in New York. John Oliver of HBO's "Last Week Tonight" is trying to give one of the remaining Blockbuster Video locations in Alaska a little help in drawing customers. On Sunday, April 15, 2018, Oliver offered to send the store the jockstrap that Crowe wore in "Cinderella Man" and other movie clothing obtained by the show at a celebrity auction. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
April 17, 2018 - 2:52 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — John Oliver of HBO's "Last Week Tonight" is trying to give one of the last Blockbuster Video locations in the world a little help in drawing customers instead of streaming movies online. Oliver has offered to send the store the jockstrap that Russell Crowe wore in "...
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April 17, 2018 - 3:42 am
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's top mufti has issued a fatwa, or a religious decree, saying that buying Facebook "likes" is prohibited under Islam because it's a form of fraud and deception. Grand Mufti Shawki Allam regularly issues all sorts of fatwas, usually in response to questions by Muslims seeking...
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In this April 8, 2018 photo, Greg Amaral, left, and Wendell Walker, right, stand with signs showing positive messages in front of the Soldiers and Sailors Monument on Main Street, in Nashua, N.H. The two have showed up on with feel-good signs each weekend since Easter Sunday. They say their goal is to encourage people to be happy and follow their dreams. (Craig Michaud via AP)
April 16, 2018 - 12:40 pm
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — Two New Hampshire men are trying to spread some positivity in Nashua with their feel-good signs. NH1 reports Greg Amaral and Wendell Walker have stood in downtown Nashua with signs carrying positive messages each weekend since Easter Sunday. They say their goal is to encourage...
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April 16, 2018 - 5:30 am
FOREST LAKE, Minn. (AP) — Firefighters came to the rescue for a group of Minnesota high school students when a blizzard struck during their prom. The Forest Lake Fire Department opened its firehouse for three hours on Saturday so the students could pose for prom pictures. With as much as 15 inches...
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April 14, 2018 - 10:37 am
SHEFFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A memorial in a remote corner of Massachusetts that marks a 1969 UFO sighting has been ordered moved, but one man who experienced a close encounter is objecting. The 5,000-pound (2,300-kilogram) memorial in Sheffield was installed in 2015, but was moved about 30 feet (9...
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FILE - In this June 5, 2017, file photo, Nashville Predators fan Anna Claire Massey kisses a catfish as fans celebrate before Game 4 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals between the Nashville Predators and the Pittsburgh Penguins, in Nashville, Tenn. Tossing catfish has long been a popular hockey tradition in Music City, and the Predators finally have their own catfish tank inside the arena. President Sean Henry unveiled the new tank hours before the Predators open the NHL postseason against Colorado in their first-round Western Conference series. The team put the first of four catfish into the tank Wednesday with the second coming before Game 1 on Thursday night, April 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
April 12, 2018 - 2:51 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tossing catfish onto the ice has been a popular hockey tradition in Music City and the Nashville Predators finally have their own catfish tank inside the arena. Team President Sean Henry unveiled the new tank hours before the Predators opened the NHL postseason against...
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