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In this photo released by the California Highway Patrol, CHP officers scramble to rescue nearly 20 chickens that ran through highway lanes in Norwalk, Calif., Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018. The CHP says the birds blocked a portion of Interstate 605 Tuesday morning after their cage fell from the back of a truck. The agency tweeted photos and video of the chickens in lanes and a motorcycle officer collecting them. Officers managed to rescue 17 birds. Two died. (CHP Officer C.Lillie/California Highway Patrol via AP)
January 02, 2018 - 3:41 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It was a race against the cluck as California Highway Patrol officers scrambled to rescue nearly 20 chickens that ran through highway lanes near Los Angeles. The agency says the birds blocked a portion of Interstate 605 in the Norwalk area Tuesday morning after their cage fell...
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In this photo made from the footage taken from Russian Defense Ministry official web site on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018 shows a frame grab from a New Year greeting video with puppies who are raised and trained at a dog breeding center in Knyazhevo, 103 kilometers (64 miles) north of Moscow, Russia. (AP Photo/ Russian Defense Ministry Press Service)
January 02, 2018 - 5:56 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian Armed Forces has unveiled its latest cutting-edge weapon in a New Year greetings video: cuddly puppies. After a year of showing off its military might in Syria, the Defense Ministry has taken a softer approach. The one-minute video shows dozens of puppies sharing food and...
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January 01, 2018 - 6:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Thousands of marchers have braved bone-chilling temperatures and wind chills to take part in Philadelphia's annual Mummers Parade, the oldest continuous folk parade in the country. Organizers had considered postponing the event because of concerns over the brutal weather...
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Josh Darnell, of Londonderry, New Hampshire, proposes to Rachel Raske, of Lowell, Massachusetts, on Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017, in Tuckerman’s Ravine, New Hampshire, on the same day the temperature dropped to minus-34 (-37 Celsius) on nearby Mount Washington. Rachel Raske, of Lowell, Massachusetts, said yes. (AP Photo/Doug Darnell)
December 30, 2017 - 3:17 pm
SARGENT'S PURCHASE, N.H. (AP) — Extreme cold didn't get in the way of a heartwarming proposal on an icy mountainside. Josh Darnell, 31, of Londonderry, New Hampshire, dropped to his knee and popped the question after climbing to a scenic spot Thursday on Tuckerman's Ravine, on the southeastern side...
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December 30, 2017 - 12:17 pm
DANIA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Joker the dog had one heckuva Christmas adventure. Joker's owner, Summer Burgos, flew him to Florida on Dec. 21 to live with family while she trains in the Navy. As soon as Burgos' mother-in-law opened the crate at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, the 2-...
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Khaled Shabani is shown in a Dec. 22, 2017 photo provided by the Dane County (Wis.) Sheriff's Office. Madison police say they arrested Shabani accused of snipping a 22-year-old customer's ear on Friday, Dec. 22, 2017. Police spokesman Joel DeSpain says officers arrested 46-year-old Shabani on suspicion of mayhem and disorderly conduct while armed. DeSpain says Shabani told officers it was an accident. (Dane County (Wis.) Sheriff's Office via AP)
December 27, 2017 - 4:35 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Police in Madison, Wisconsin, arrested a hairstylist after he gave a customer a very unwanted Larry Fine hairdo. Police spokesman Joel DeSpain says the 22-year-old victim told officers the stylist asked him to stop fidgeting and moving his head during the Friday haircut. The...
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December 27, 2017 - 3:16 pm
STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) — For one suburban New York family, Christmas Eve is turning into a tradition of very special deliveries. Newsday says Stony Brook residents Jacki and Josh Grossman had their second son on Sunday, four years after their first son arrived. Baby Elliott and older brother Oliver...
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December 27, 2017 - 11:23 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police say a hunter's trip home hit a snag in Las Vegas after security screeners found a dead cougar in his luggage. No crime was committed because the man had a hunting tag. But police Lt. David Gordon told the Las Vegas Review-Journal that Transportation Security Administration...
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ADDS THAT ROBINSON IS AT LEFT - In this Dec. 23, 2017, image made from a video provided by Honolulu news station KHON, Alan Robinson, left, and Walter Macfarlane are interviewed in Honolulu. The two Hawaii men grew up as best friends and recently learned that they're actually brothers. They revealed the surprise to family and friends over the holidays. The two, who have been friends for 60 years, were born in Hawaii 15 months apart and met in the sixth grade. (KHON via AP)
December 26, 2017 - 3:23 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Two Hawaii men who grew up as best friends recently learned that they're actually brothers and revealed the surprise to family and friends over the holidays. Alan Robinson and Walter Macfarlane have been friends for 60 years. Born in Hawaii 15 months apart, they met in the sixth...
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December 26, 2017 - 7:51 am
ERIE, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman says she went online to check her electric bill and was stunned at the amount — more than $284 billion. The Erie Times-News reports that Mary Horomanski said her eyes "just about popped out" of her head when she saw the amount. She suspected that her family had...
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