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Snakes in office force Liberia's president to work from homeSnakes in office force Liberia's president to work from home; fumigation has begun
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Paddleboarder guilty of assaulting surfer in wave disputeA paddleboarder has been convicted of assault for hitting a surfer with his paddle during an argument over a wave off the Southern California coast
The Associated Press15 hours ago
'Miracle on Ice' scoreboard will be displayed in ColoradoA scoreboard that marked the U.S. men's ice hockey team's victory against the Soviet Union at the 1980 Winter Olympics has found a new home in Colorado Springs
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Deputies look for naked burglar who stole from Little LeagueAuthorities in Florida are asking for the public's help in tracking down a man who they say burglarized a Little League concession stand wearing nothing more than a ballcap and gloves
The Associated Press23 hours ago
In this undated photo provided by the Alachua County Jail, Antonio Mosley is shown. On Sunday, April 14, 2019, sixty-five-year-old Clarese Gainey heard a noise and saw Mosley, dressed in boxers, trying to break into her car. She took matters into her own hands, picked up her softball bat and hit Mosley.  He is being held in the Alachua County Jail on burglary and drug charges.(Alachua County Jail via AP)
Senior slugger: 65-year-old woman hits burglar with bat65-year-old Florida woman grabs softball bat and smacks half-naked, suspected burglar on the head, causing him to flee
The Associated Press1 day ago
Authorities: Man sleeping in dumpster ends up in trash truckAuthorities say a man sleeping in a dumpster was tossed into the back of a garbage truck as the trash was being emptied, causing him to lose his prosthetic leg
The Associated Press1 day ago
This Jan. 3, 2019 photo shows snow covered Swastika Acres in Englewood, Colo. The neighborhood in the Denver suburb was named Swastika Acres decades before the symbol was adopted by the Nazis. KDVR-TV reports the Cherry Hills Village City Council voted unanimously Tuesday, April 16, 2019, to approve a name change to "Old Cherry Hills" to prevent future controversy. (Hyoung Chang/The Denver Post via AP)
Colorado city votes to rename 'Swastika Acres' neighborhoodCity council in votes to drop the name 'Swastika Acres' from a neighborhood
The Associated Press1 day ago
This photo provided by Painesville police shows an officer holding an iguana at the police station on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 in Painesville, Ohio.  Police say an unruly customer at a restaurant pulled the iguana from under his shirt, swung it around and threw it at the manager. Police say they apprehended the suspect a few blocks away in the city roughly 30 miles (48 kilometers) northeast of Cleveland. Authorities did not say what provoked the attack.  (Painesville Police Department via AP)
Customer threw iguana at restaurant manager, police sayAuthorities say a customer at an Ohio restaurant pulled out a turquoise iguana from under his shirt, swung it around and threw it at the manager
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this March 23, 2012, file photo, Ned S. Gilmore, collections manager of vertebrate zoology, shows a hellbender salamander in the collection at the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia. Pennsylvania is getting an official amphibian, a nocturnal salamander that can grow to be more than two feet long. The House voted 191-6 on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, to grant the honor to the Eastern hellbender, and Gov. Tom Wolf's office said he plans to sign it. AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
Eastern hellbender voted Pennsylvania's official amphibianPennsylvania is getting an official amphibian, a nocturnal salamander that can grow to be more than two feet long and is battling declining numbers across much of its range
The Associated Press2 days ago
Harvard dorm ends decades-old goat roast traditionA Harvard University residence hall is ending a decades-old tradition of skinning and barbecuing a goat in the courtyard because of student discomfort and health concerns
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - In this Dec. 14, 2010, photo, a muskrat swims in a pond near Buffalo, N.Y. Roman Catholics in the Detroit area get a reprieve from their obligation to abstain from eating meat on Fridays during Lent. But only to dine on a certain rodent. The Archdiocese of Detroit says a long-standing permission dating to the region's missionary history in the 1700s allows local Catholics to eat muskrat "on days of abstinence, including Fridays of Lent." (AP Photo/David Duprey, File)
Muskrat love: Detroit-area Catholics permitted to eat rodentDetroit-area Roman Catholics are allowed to eat muskrat during Fridays in Lent
The Associated Press2 days ago
In this Monday, April 15, 2019, photo, a dog is seen at Dog Smile House Clinic in Songkhla, southern Thailand. "Survivor" the dog is safely back on land after being found by oil rig workers swimming about 135 miles from shore in the Gulf of Thailand. Chevron Thailand worker Vitisak Payalaw posted on Facebook that the dog was sighted last Friday swimming toward the platform. Vitisak says the pup clung to the platform below deck without barking or whimpering. The workers think the dog fell off a fishing trawler. (Dog Smile House via AP)
Thai oil rig workers rescue dog swimming 135 miles offshore"Survivor" the dog is safely back on land after being found by oil rig workers swimming about 135 miles from shore in the Gulf of Thailand
The Associated Press2 days ago
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