Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Weird

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 ...
Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco speaks with Abigail Kennedy and her daughter, Hannah in Land O'Lakes, Fla., Friday, May 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Tamara Lush)

BY TAMARA LUSH LAND O’LAKES, Fla. (AP) — A “body farm” where researchers can study how corpses decompose will open next week in the Tampa Bay area with the burial ...
In this photo provided by the Georgia Ports Authority, the container ship COSCO Development sails up river past the historic district of Savannah, Ga., to the Port of Savannah, on Thursday, May 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Georgia Ports Authority, Stephen Morton)

BY RUSS BYNUM SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The largest cargo ship ever to visit ports on the U.S. East Coast is so long the Statue of Liberty and Washington Monument ...
a young deer gazes into the distance

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The California Department of Public Health says a Los Angeles company is recalling tea made from deer antler after two people who drank it got sick. ...
This still image from video provided by NBC Boston shows wreckage after a vehicle suddenly accelerated at an auto auction and struck several people before it crashed through a wall of the building, Wednesday, May 3, 2017, in Billerica, Mass. (NBC Boston via AP)

BY RODRIQUE NGOWI BILLERICA, Mass. (AP) — An SUV being shown to prospective buyers at a crowded indoor auto auction suddenly accelerated with a screech of its tires and crashed ...
This undated photo provided by the Fayette County Prison in Uniontown, Pa., shows Holly Lynn Donahoo, of Louisville, Ky., who was arrested Tuesday, May 2, 2017, on charges including driving under the influence and fleeing or eluding police. (Fayette County Prison via AP)

CHALKHILL, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a drunken driving suspect who was chased by police from Maryland into Pennsylvania identified herself as Hillary Clinton. Pennsylvania State Trooper Robert Politowski says ...
In this March 7, 2017, file photo, a freshly cut wheel of swiss cheese sits at the U.S. Championship Cheese Contest in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (AP Photo/Carrie Antlfinger, File)

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The plan was too “gouda” to fail. The Wisconsin Legislature agreed Tuesday to make cheese the official dairy product of the dairy-obsessed state, which produces more ...
This combination of photos shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on April 15, 2017, in Pyongyang, North Korea, left, and U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington on April 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, Pablo Martinez Monsivais, Files)

BY TED ANTHONY BANGKOK (AP) — In one corner: the unpredictable dictator, the third-generation family ruler whose nation has a seven-decade reputation of being erratic, quick to take umbrage and ...
This April 18, 2017 photo provided by the Wildlife Conservation Society shows an Eastern hellbender salamander, also known as a "snot otter," at New York's Bronx Zoo, in the Bronx borough of New York. (Julie Larsen Maher/Wildlife Conservation Society via AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s a salamander by any other name — and some of those names are comical. The Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo is now proudly displaying two ...
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