Sunday, March 26, 2017

Weird

This photo provided by the Winchester Police Department shows Jeremy Putman, who police in Winchester, Va., arrested Friday, March 24, 2017, after callers reported seeing him walking, wearing a cape, carrying a sword and made up as the Batman villain the Joker. (Winchester Police Department via AP)

WINCHESTER, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia have arrested a man who was dressed as comic book villain the Joker and reportedly carrying a sword. Winchester Police Department spokeswoman Jennifer ...

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — An Islamic television station in Senegal says it has filed a formal complaint against unknown saboteur “X” for taking over the network and airing pornography instead ...
A supply of Kerrygold Pure Irish Butter sits amidst other butters on a store shelf Friday, March 17, 2017 in Edina, Minnesota. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

BY CARA LOMBARDO MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin resident Jean Smith snatches up entire stocks of her beloved Kerrygold Irish butter from stores when visiting family in Nebraska, thanks to ...
In this Tuesday, March 14, 2017, photo Dr. Ruth Marcec holds an Imitator Dart frog at the Detroit Zoo in Royal Oak, Michigan. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

BY MIKE HOUSEHOLDER ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — Dr. Ruth is bringing her sex-pertise to the Detroit Zoo. Not to be confused with famed human sex therapist Dr. Ruth Westheimer, ...
This Saturday, March 11, 2017, photo, provided by the Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism shows Kalel Langford holding a 7.44 carat diamond he found at Crater of Diamonds State Park in Murfreesboro, Arkansas. (Waymon Cox/Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism via AP)

MURFREESBORO, Ark. (AP) — A teenager has found a 7.44 carat diamond at a state park in southwestern Arkansas. Officials at Crater of Diamonds State Park at Murfreesboro say the ...
An undated handout photograph, taken at an unknown location, shows part of a hoard of gold coins, made between 1847 and 1915, discovered hidden in an upright piano made by Broadwood & Sons of London and sold to a music establishment in Essex, England, in 1906. (Portable Antiquities Scheme/Trustees of the British Museum/Peter Reavill via AP)

LONDON (AP) — British officials are trying to trace the owner of a trove of gold coins worth a “life-changing” amount of money found stashed inside a piano. A coroner ...
In this photo taken from video footage, Sierra Leone's Minister of Mines and Mineral Resources Alhaji Minkailu Mansaray hands a diamond during a meeting with delegates of Kono district, where the gem was found, at the presidential office in Freetown, Sierra Leone, Thursday, March 16, 2017. (SLBC via AP)

BY CLARENCE ROY-MACAULAY FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — A pastor in Sierra Leone has discovered the largest uncut diamond found in more than four decades in this West African country ...
In this July 2013 photo provided by the Primate Sanctuary, the chimpanzee Kiko eats wild cherries at the nonprofit Primate Sanctuary in Niagara Falls, New York. (Primate Sanctuary via AP)

BY VERENA DOBNIK NEW YORK (AP) — Should a chimpanzee be treated as a person with legal rights? That’s what attorney Steven Wise tried to convince a state appeals court ...
Image: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Police and wildlife officials are searching for a tan and yellow monocle cobra that apparently escaped from a Florida home. The Ocala Star-Banner reports a man ...
In this Monday, March 6, 2017, photo, a bull moose whose antlers recently dropped walks toward hikers near Connors Bog in Anchorage, Alaska. (AP Photo/Dan Joling)

BY DAN JOLING ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska wildlife officials warned people to keep their distance from grumpy moose after two close calls this past weekend. One of the animals ...
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