Thursday, June 22, 2017

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MERRITT ISLAND, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man wanted to go to Hooters so badly that authorities say he told 911 dispatchers he needed a ride to the restaurant because ...
In this June 4, 2017 photo provided by the New York State Police, is Nicholas Sherman.

SULLVIAN, N.Y. (AP) — A man hired to portray the Tin Man in “Wizard of Oz” author L. Frank Baum’s upstate New York hometown was still in his character’s makeup ...
This screen grab shows a tweet from President Donald Trump which has social media trying to find a meaning in the mysterious term “covfefe.” Trump tweeted just after midnight Eastern time on Wednesday, May 31, 2017: “Despite the constant negative press covfefe.”

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — President Donald Trump’s mysterious tweeted typo covfefe is coming soon to a license plate near you. The Maine Department of Motor Vehicles confirms someone claimed COVFEFE ...
Pittsburgh Penguins fans celebrate after the Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Nashville Predators 4-1 in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Pittsburgh.

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A text message sent to the wrong number led to a Pittsburgh couple scoring free tickets to see the Penguins play Game 2 in the Stanley Cup ...

RICHMOND, British Columbia (AP) — A college student has startling video of a sea lion snatching a girl off a dock and yanking her into the water on Canada’s West ...

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman trying to get pregnant via artificial insemination called police because she feared the thermos she was using to store sperm and ...
This is an undated image issued by auction house Sotheby's on Monday May 22, 2017 of a large 26.27 karat diamond ring, ‘Costume jewelry’ diamond really worth hundreds of thousands. (Sotheby's via AP)

LONDON (AP) — Some people have all the luck. Consider the person who dropped about 10 pounds (about $15) around 30 years ago on what was thought to be a ...
In this Dec. 30, 2005 photo Jim DePompei of the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium holds a sea cucumber in the tide pools at Cabrillo Beach in the San Pedro section of Los Angeles. (Sean Hiller/Los Angeles Daily News via AP)

BY ELLIOT SPAGAT SAN DIEGO (AP) — Charges against a father-son partnership for allegedly smuggling more than $17 million worth of sea cucumbers to the United States and exporting them ...
A wild obese macaque, named "Uncle Fat" who was rescued from a Bangkok suburb, sits in a rehabilitation center in Bangkok, Thailand, Friday, May 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

BY KAWEEWIT KAEWJINDA BANGKOK (AP) — A morbidly obese wild monkey who gorged himself on junk food and soda left behind by tourists has been rescued and placed on a ...
In this grab taken from video, Verdun Hayes gestures as he tandem skydiving, in Devon, England, Sunday, May 14, 2017. (Skydive.buzz via AP)

LONDON (AP) — A 101-year-old D-Day veteran has become the oldest person in the world to skydive. Bryson William Verdun Hayes completed a tandem skydive with members of his extended ...
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