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December 23, 2016 - 2:55 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chewbacca is no Bing Crosby, but the Wookie's rendition of "Silent Night" is adding some "Star Wars" flair to the Christmas classic. The site How It Should Have Ended re-mixed audio of Chewie's grunts and growls with clips from several "Star Wars" films to create a video that has...
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Indonesian youths display "om telolet om" posters asking for passing bus drivers to toot their horns on the side of a road in Solo, Central Java, Friday, Dec. 23, 2016. The phrase got picked up online. International DJs have released mixes with om telolet om honks and social media feeds have been spammed with om telolet om messages followed by bus icons. (AP Photo)
December 23, 2016 - 5:48 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Honk if you want to know what the internet's latest meme "om telolet om" means. The expression was started by Indonesian children standing on the side of the road yelling for bus and truck drivers to toot their horns, which play a series of jingle-like beeps. Internet...
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December 23, 2016 - 3:22 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — What the heck is "om telolet om?" It's a meme that's fanning across social media. It was started by Indonesian children standing on the side of the road yelling for bus and truck drivers to toot their horns, which play a series of jingle-like beeps. Internet footage shows...
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In this Wednesday, Dec 21, 2016 photo provided by Ministry for Primary Industries, Bella, a 4-year-old pet cat belonging to a Canadian woman who authorities say managed to hide her in a handbag during a flight across the Pacific Ocean sits in a cage in New Zealand's Auckland Airport. The woman was refused entry into the New Zealand and was forced to catch the next flight home with her cat after she tried to smuggle it across the border. (Ministry for Primary Industries via AP)
December 21, 2016 - 10:58 pm
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A Canadian woman who authorities say managed to hide her 4-year-old pet cat Bella in her handbag during a flight across the Pacific Ocean had her vacation cut short when border agents discovered the ruse at Auckland Airport. Ministry for Primary Industries spokesman...
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December 19, 2016 - 3:50 pm
KETCHUM, Idaho (AP) — The actor who portrayed the tights-clad Batman in the 1960s TV series is selling paintings he has created of villains from the show at an art gallery in the central Idaho resort town of Ketchum near where he now lives. The opening night of "Criminals on Canvas" is Wednesday at...
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December 19, 2016 - 5:30 am
ABSECON, N.J. (AP) — Police say twin brothers stole 180 bars of soap from a New Jersey supermarket but weren't able to make a clean getaway. Absecon police say Kenny and Lenny Stewart dumped 30 six-packs of Dove soap into a large bag and bolted for an exit with employees in pursuit Friday. The...
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December 16, 2016 - 9:57 am
LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Two Florida men are spending the holidays in jail, thanks to observant neighbors who spotted them taking Christmas gifts from a nearby home and another homeowner who chased them with a metal pipe. The Polk County Sheriff's department announced that a Lakeland resident heard a...
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December 15, 2016 - 5:41 am
LONG BEACH, N.Y. (AP) — A Long Island woman was reunited with $5,000 in cash that she accidentally threw in the trash thanks to a little luck and the diligence of several sanitation workers. Forty-five-year-old Krishna Nadalall says his mother, Bayban, had set aside an envelope containing the cash...
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