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  • Wrestlers sue Ohio State over doctor's sexual misconduct

    Wrestlers sue Ohio State over doctor's sexual misconduct

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 10:08 AM EDT2018-07-17 14:08:31 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 3:14 PM EDT2018-07-17 19:14:50 GMT
    (Ohio State University via AP, File). FILE - This undated file photo shows a photo of Dr. Richard Strauss. Former Ohio State president E. Gordon Gee and former vice president of human resources Linda Tom tell The Columbus Dispatch they don't remember r...(Ohio State University via AP, File). FILE - This undated file photo shows a photo of Dr. Richard Strauss. Former Ohio State president E. Gordon Gee and former vice president of human resources Linda Tom tell The Columbus Dispatch they don't remember r...
    A lawsuit by four former Ohio State University wrestlers alleges the school failed to stop "rampant sexual misconduct" by a now-dead team doctor despite being "repeatedly informed" about his behavior.
    A lawsuit by four former Ohio State University wrestlers alleges the school failed to stop "rampant sexual misconduct" by a now-dead team doctor despite being "repeatedly informed" about his behavior.
  • Usain Bolt to make run at pro soccer in Australia

    Usain Bolt to make run at pro soccer in Australia

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 11:13 AM EDT2018-07-17 15:13:46 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 3:02 PM EDT2018-07-17 19:02:36 GMT
    Trading spikes for boots, Usain Bolt ready to make run at pro soccer in Australia.
    Trading spikes for boots, Usain Bolt ready to make run at pro soccer in Australia.
  • The Latest: Manfred says conversation needed on rule changes

    The Latest: Manfred says conversation needed on rule changes

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:59 PM EDT2018-07-17 16:59:42 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 3:02 PM EDT2018-07-17 19:02:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred stands with trophy before the MLB Home Run Derby, at Nationals Park, Monday, July 16, 2018 in Washington. The 89th MLB baseball All-Star Game will be played Tuesday.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred stands with trophy before the MLB Home Run Derby, at Nationals Park, Monday, July 16, 2018 in Washington. The 89th MLB baseball All-Star Game will be played Tuesday.
    Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred is defending teams' reluctance to sign free agents last offseason.
    Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred is defending teams' reluctance to sign free agents last offseason.
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  • Bicyclist versus lift bridge. What could possibly go wrong?

    Bicyclist versus lift bridge. What could possibly go wrong?

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:58 AM EDT2018-07-17 12:58:23 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 2:45 PM EDT2018-07-17 18:45:32 GMT
    Police say a bicyclist who weaved past the gates blocking access to a bridge over a river in eastern Wisconsin escaped serious injury after falling into the gap that was created when the bridge started to rise.
    Police say a bicyclist who weaved past the gates blocking access to a bridge over a river in eastern Wisconsin escaped serious injury after falling into the gap that was created when the bridge started to rise.
  • Rhode Island governor to hold office hours at the beach

    Rhode Island governor to hold office hours at the beach

    Saturday, July 14 2018 12:02 PM EDT2018-07-14 16:02:59 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 1:49 PM EDT2018-07-17 17:49:04 GMT
    Rhode Island's governor says she's holding summer office hours at the beach.
    Rhode Island's governor says she's holding summer office hours at the beach.
  • Tours and tattoos mark Friday the 13th

    Tours and tattoos mark Friday the 13th

    Friday, July 13 2018 7:40 AM EDT2018-07-13 11:40:41 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 1:49 PM EDT2018-07-17 17:49:03 GMT
    There's nothing superstitious about Friday the 13th as two towns celebrate the day with tours or tattoos.
    There's nothing superstitious about Friday the 13th as two towns celebrate the day with tours or tattoos.
  • Hungry headache: German city seeks to evict big catfish

    Hungry headache: German city seeks to evict big catfish

    Monday, July 16 2018 10:28 AM EDT2018-07-16 14:28:43 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 1:49 PM EDT2018-07-17 17:49:02 GMT
    A German city is looking for a way to get rid of a giant catfish that is believed to have developed a taste for ducklings after eating all of its fellow fish in the municipal pond.
    A German city is looking for a way to get rid of a giant catfish that is believed to have developed a taste for ducklings after eating all of its fellow fish in the municipal pond.
  • Probe criticizes Montana justice for absences, tardiness

    Probe criticizes Montana justice for absences, tardiness

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 1:18 PM EDT2018-07-17 17:18:21 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 1:48 PM EDT2018-07-17 17:48:58 GMT
    An investigation into the operation of one of the Missoula County justice courts found the judge was frequently absent, had employees walk her dog, put court fees in an unlocked box on her back porch and offered no...
    An investigation into the operation of one of the Missoula County justice courts found the judge was frequently absent, had employees walk her dog, put court fees in an unlocked box on her back porch and offered no training to new hires.
  • German town to hold lottery for coveted graveyard plots

    German town to hold lottery for coveted graveyard plots

    Saturday, July 14 2018 6:34 AM EDT2018-07-14 10:34:58 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 1:48 PM EDT2018-07-17 17:48:56 GMT
    German town to hold lottery for coveted graveyard plots.
    German town to hold lottery for coveted graveyard plots.
  • Police post mugshot of lost dog, bail paid in cookies

    Police post mugshot of lost dog, bail paid in cookies

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 7:11 AM EDT2018-07-17 11:11:59 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 1:48 PM EDT2018-07-17 17:48:54 GMT
    A dog is home after police in a New Jersey shore town posted its mugshot on social media.
    A dog is home after police in a New Jersey shore town posted its mugshot on social media.
  • Investigation into weeping Virgin Mary statue continues

    Investigation into weeping Virgin Mary statue continues

    Monday, July 16 2018 7:24 PM EDT2018-07-16 23:24:07 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 1:48 PM EDT2018-07-17 17:48:52 GMT
    The Catholic Diocese of Las Cruces continues to investigate a Virgin Mary sculpture in a Hobbs church that appears to be weeping.
    The Catholic Diocese of Las Cruces continues to investigate a Virgin Mary sculpture in a Hobbs church that appears to be weeping.
  • Finnish brewery creates quirky beer for Trump-Putin summit

    Finnish brewery creates quirky beer for Trump-Putin summit

    Saturday, July 14 2018 4:31 PM EDT2018-07-14 20:31:20 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 1:48 PM EDT2018-07-17 17:48:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). Samuli Huuhtanen, CEO of Finnish beer brewery Rock Paper Scissors displays a beer bottle labeled with cartoon caricatures depicting Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S President Donald Trump, during an interview with t...(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). Samuli Huuhtanen, CEO of Finnish beer brewery Rock Paper Scissors displays a beer bottle labeled with cartoon caricatures depicting Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S President Donald Trump, during an interview with t...
    Finnish brewery pays humorous tribute to U.S. Russian summit in Helsinki with a limited-edition beer, urges Trump, Putin to settle things "like adults".
    Finnish brewery pays humorous tribute to U.S. Russian summit in Helsinki with a limited-edition beer, urges Trump, Putin to settle things "like adults".
  • Errant tweet inspires "National Blue Cheese Dressing Day"

    Errant tweet inspires "National Blue Cheese Dressing Day"

    Monday, July 16 2018 6:45 AM EDT2018-07-16 10:45:13 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 1:48 PM EDT2018-07-17 17:48:48 GMT
    The founder of Buffalo's annual chicken wing festival is offering foodies another reason to indulge _ with the creation of National Blue Cheese Dressing Day.
    The founder of Buffalo's annual chicken wing festival is offering foodies another reason to indulge _ with the creation of National Blue Cheese Dressing Day.
  • Firefighters rescue raccoon that got head stuck in mayo jar

    Firefighters rescue raccoon that got head stuck in mayo jar

    Monday, July 16 2018 9:30 AM EDT2018-07-16 13:30:19 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 9:41 AM EDT2018-07-17 13:41:33 GMT
    Firefighters in upstate New York helped out a presumably hungry raccoon that got its head stuck inside a mayonnaise jar.
    Firefighters in upstate New York helped out a presumably hungry raccoon that got its head stuck inside a mayonnaise jar.
  • Toys, eyeglasses, cellphones surface in Ohio sewer system

    Toys, eyeglasses, cellphones surface in Ohio sewer system

    Sunday, July 15 2018 12:54 PM EDT2018-07-15 16:54:10 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 7:12 AM EDT2018-07-17 11:12:11 GMT
    Workers in metropolitan sewer district in Ohio amass impressive collection of toys, eyeglasses and other objects that made their way through the sewer system.
    Workers in metropolitan sewer district in Ohio amass impressive collection of toys, eyeglasses and other objects that made their way through the sewer system.
  • Lose, your blues: Town tosses 'Footloose' anti-dancing law

    Lose, your blues: Town tosses 'Footloose' anti-dancing law

    Monday, July 16 2018 12:40 PM EDT2018-07-16 16:40:36 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 7:26 PM EDT2018-07-16 23:26:32 GMT
    Western Arkansas city has a message for residents: It's finally time to kick off the Sunday shoes.
    Western Arkansas city has a message for residents: It's finally time to kick off the Sunday shoes.
  • Rapper buys every seat in house, takes strangers to movies

    Rapper buys every seat in house, takes strangers to movies

    Sunday, July 15 2018 12:47 PM EDT2018-07-15 16:47:51 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 6:13 PM EDT2018-07-16 22:13:52 GMT
    A Maine rapper surprised moviegoers with free tickets to a sci-fi satire movie in Portland, Maine.
    A Maine rapper surprised moviegoers with free tickets to a sci-fi satire movie in Portland, Maine.
  • Man smashes through grocery store ceiling, twice

    Man smashes through grocery store ceiling, twice

    Friday, July 13 2018 7:02 AM EDT2018-07-13 11:02:27 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 10:35 AM EDT2018-07-16 14:35:31 GMT
    Police say officers investigating a bank robbery in New Hampshire found a man at a nearby grocery store who fell through the ceiling.
    Police say officers investigating a bank robbery in New Hampshire found a man at a nearby grocery store who fell through the ceiling.
  • Arizona man arrested after trying to pull over troopers

    Arizona man arrested after trying to pull over troopers

    Friday, July 13 2018 1:18 PM EDT2018-07-13 17:18:30 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 9:37 AM EDT2018-07-16 13:37:34 GMT
    (Maricopa County Sheriff's Office via AP). This undated photo provided by the Maricopa County Sheriff's office shows Matthew Disbro. Arizona authorities say the 44-year-old uniformed security guard is accused of impersonating a police officer by trying...(Maricopa County Sheriff's Office via AP). This undated photo provided by the Maricopa County Sheriff's office shows Matthew Disbro. Arizona authorities say the 44-year-old uniformed security guard is accused of impersonating a police officer by trying...
    Arizona authorities say a 44-year-old uniformed security guard is accused of impersonating a police officer by trying to pull over an unmarked car that happened to contain two state troopers on a Phoenix freeway.
    Arizona authorities say a 44-year-old uniformed security guard is accused of impersonating a police officer by trying to pull over an unmarked car that happened to contain two state troopers on a Phoenix freeway.
  • Arizona lawmaker apologizes after video shows 140 mph brag

    Arizona lawmaker apologizes after video shows 140 mph brag

    Thursday, July 12 2018 4:39 PM EDT2018-07-12 20:39:59 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 6:48 AM EDT2018-07-16 10:48:09 GMT
    An Arizona state lawmaker told a sheriff's deputy he sometimes drives as fast as 140 miles per hour after he was pulled over for speeding.
    An Arizona state lawmaker told a sheriff's deputy he sometimes drives as fast as 140 miles per hour after he was pulled over for speeding.
  • Video shows woman snatching, bagging birds at US park

    Video shows woman snatching, bagging birds at US park

    Thursday, July 12 2018 2:38 PM EDT2018-07-12 18:38:44 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 7:03 PM EDT2018-07-15 23:03:41 GMT
    Videos of a woman snatching birds at a U.S. park and putting them alive in plastic bags have triggered an investigation by the National Park Service.
    Videos of a woman snatching birds at a U.S. park and putting them alive in plastic bags have triggered an investigation by the National Park Service.
  • State board to consider changing mountain's made-up name

    State board to consider changing mountain's made-up name

    Thursday, July 12 2018 4:03 PM EDT2018-07-12 20:03:42 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 12:51 PM EDT2018-07-15 16:51:22 GMT
    A Vermont state board plans to hear a man's request to change the name of Mount Ascutney because it's a made-up name.
    A Vermont state board plans to hear a man's request to change the name of Mount Ascutney because it's a made-up name.
  • Black bear noshes on lunch inside surprised woman's minivan

    Black bear noshes on lunch inside surprised woman's minivan

    Thursday, July 12 2018 11:01 AM EDT2018-07-12 15:01:19 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 4:36 PM EDT2018-07-14 20:36:36 GMT
    Free food? Bear noshes on lunch inside minivan whose windows were left open.
    Free food? Bear noshes on lunch inside minivan whose windows were left open.
  • Man gets Sea-Doo back nearly 6 years after Hurricane Sandy

    Man gets Sea-Doo back nearly 6 years after Hurricane Sandy

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 3:55 PM EDT2018-07-11 19:55:24 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 12:57 PM EDT2018-07-14 16:57:31 GMT
    A New Jersey man has been reunited with his Sea-Doo nearly six years after it was swept away in Hurricane Sandy.
    A New Jersey man has been reunited with his Sea-Doo nearly six years after it was swept away in Hurricane Sandy.
  • World's ugliest dog dies weeks after winning title

    World's ugliest dog dies weeks after winning title

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 9:01 AM EDT2018-07-11 13:01:33 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 8:41 AM EDT2018-07-14 12:41:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). FILE - In this  June 23, 2018, file photo, Zsa Zsa, an English Bulldog owned by Megan Brainard, stands onstage after being announced the winner of the World's Ugliest Dog Contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, Calif. ...(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). FILE - In this June 23, 2018, file photo, Zsa Zsa, an English Bulldog owned by Megan Brainard, stands onstage after being announced the winner of the World's Ugliest Dog Contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, Calif. ...
    A 9-year-old English bulldog has died just weeks after winning the 2018 World's Ugliest Dog contest.
    A 9-year-old English bulldog has died just weeks after winning the 2018 World's Ugliest Dog contest.
  • Lamborghini destroyed in Missouri gas station mishap

    Lamborghini destroyed in Missouri gas station mishap

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 2:35 PM EDT2018-07-11 18:35:32 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 1:24 PM EDT2018-07-13 17:24:54 GMT
    A Lamborghini erupted in flames at a suburban St. Louis gas station after a minivan driver pulled away from a gas pump with the nozzle still attached.
    A Lamborghini erupted in flames at a suburban St. Louis gas station after a minivan driver pulled away from a gas pump with the nozzle still attached.
  • Snap! Alligator tempted by frog captured in Indiana pond

    Snap! Alligator tempted by frog captured in Indiana pond

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 11:16 AM EDT2018-07-11 15:16:13 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 7:40 AM EDT2018-07-13 11:40:49 GMT
    An alligator that was hanging out in a northern Indiana retention pond has been captured after being lured to shore with a frog.
    An alligator that was hanging out in a northern Indiana retention pond has been captured after being lured to shore with a frog.
  • Idaho teacher denies feeding puppy to snapping turtle

    Idaho teacher denies feeding puppy to snapping turtle

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 4:47 PM EDT2018-07-10 20:47:46 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 7:04 AM EDT2018-07-13 11:04:07 GMT
    An Idaho teacher accused of feeding a sick puppy to a snapping turtle in front of several students has pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor charge of animal cruelty.
    An Idaho teacher accused of feeding a sick puppy to a snapping turtle in front of several students has pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor charge of animal cruelty.
  • Another Mud Day oozes into the books near Detroit

    Another Mud Day oozes into the books near Detroit

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 4:23 PM EDT2018-07-10 20:23:25 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 8:43 PM EDT2018-07-13 00:43:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio). Molly Kofahl, 4, left, and Charles Daviskiba, 3, pose after being crowned Mud Day Queen and King during Mud Day at the Nankin Mills Park, Tuesday, July 10, 2018, in Westland, Mich. The event marked the 31st year Wayne County P...(AP Photo/Carlos Osorio). Molly Kofahl, 4, left, and Charles Daviskiba, 3, pose after being crowned Mud Day Queen and King during Mud Day at the Nankin Mills Park, Tuesday, July 10, 2018, in Westland, Mich. The event marked the 31st year Wayne County P...
    Made in the shade? It was more like made in the mud for hundreds of people at a Michigan park.
    Made in the shade? It was more like made in the mud for hundreds of people at a Michigan park.
  • Officers find 9-year-old girl behind wheel of crashed car

    Officers find 9-year-old girl behind wheel of crashed car

    Monday, July 9 2018 1:22 PM EDT2018-07-09 17:22:46 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 4:16 PM EDT2018-07-12 20:16:51 GMT
    Officers who followed a car zig-zagging down a Des Moines street were surprised to find a 10-year-old boy at the wheel with his 7-year-old brother riding shotgun.
    Officers who followed a car zig-zagging down a Des Moines street were surprised to find a 10-year-old boy at the wheel with his 7-year-old brother riding shotgun.
  • Officers describe faint whimper, finding abandoned infant

    Officers describe faint whimper, finding abandoned infant

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 2:39 AM EDT2018-07-10 06:39:00 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 3:22 PM EDT2018-07-12 19:22:59 GMT
    (Missoula County Sheriff's Office via AP). This Sunday, July 8, 2018 photo provided by the Missoula County Sheriff's Office shows a 5-month-old infant with dirt under their fingernails after authorities say the baby survived about nine hours being buri...(Missoula County Sheriff's Office via AP). This Sunday, July 8, 2018 photo provided by the Missoula County Sheriff's Office shows a 5-month-old infant with dirt under their fingernails after authorities say the baby survived about nine hours being buri...
    A man accused of abandoning a 5-month-old baby in the Montana woods is appearing in court on a child endangerment charge.
    A man accused of abandoning a 5-month-old baby in the Montana woods is appearing in court on a child endangerment charge.
  • Rescue crew drops man at hospital, then does his yard work

    Rescue crew drops man at hospital, then does his yard work

    Monday, July 9 2018 11:03 AM EDT2018-07-09 15:03:35 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 11:08 AM EDT2018-07-12 15:08:36 GMT
    When a Florida man suffered a heart attack while laying sod in his front yard, the team of first responders who took him to the hospital returned to his house and finished the job.
    When a Florida man suffered a heart attack while laying sod in his front yard, the team of first responders who took him to the hospital returned to his house and finished the job.
  • German police ask for help in search for kangaroo mom, joey

    German police ask for help in search for kangaroo mom, joey

    Friday, July 6 2018 9:36 AM EDT2018-07-06 13:36:32 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 2:47 PM EDT2018-07-11 18:47:45 GMT
    German police are appealing to the public for help in their search for a kangaroo and her baby that went missing from a zoo earlier this week.
    German police are appealing to the public for help in their search for a kangaroo and her baby that went missing from a zoo earlier this week.
  • Man takes a naked stroll through the city

    Man takes a naked stroll through the city

    Friday, July 6 2018 9:04 AM EDT2018-07-06 13:04:28 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 12:12 PM EDT2018-07-11 16:12:13 GMT
    A man has decided to take a stroll in the buff through a Vermont downtown on a simmering day.
    A man has decided to take a stroll in the buff through a Vermont downtown on a simmering day.
  • Tasty typo confuses Senate candidate with a sandwich

    Tasty typo confuses Senate candidate with a sandwich

    Thursday, July 5 2018 3:41 PM EDT2018-07-05 19:41:12 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 9:03 AM EDT2018-07-11 13:03:34 GMT
    A tasty typo mistakenly turned a U.S. Senate candidate's name into that of a sandwich.
    A tasty typo mistakenly turned a U.S. Senate candidate's name into that of a sandwich.
  • Budget surplus results in $68 checks for thousands in town

    Budget surplus results in $68 checks for thousands in town

    Thursday, July 5 2018 4:06 PM EDT2018-07-05 20:06:20 GMT
    Tuesday, July 10 2018 8:50 PM EDT2018-07-11 00:50:31 GMT
    A Pennsylvania township with more money than it anticipated from increased property tax collection decided to give the dividends to residents in the form of a $68 check to each of nearly 15,000 property owners.
    A Pennsylvania township with more money than it anticipated from increased property tax collection decided to give the dividends to residents in the form of a $68 check to each of nearly 15,000 property owners.
  • Big tree found near farm may be among Pennsylvania's largest

    Big tree found near farm may be among Pennsylvania's largest

    Thursday, July 5 2018 12:50 PM EDT2018-07-05 16:50:40 GMT
    Tuesday, July 10 2018 4:30 PM EDT2018-07-10 20:30:48 GMT
    (Louis B. Ruediger/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review via AP). In this July 2, 2018 photo, Tom McQuaide, admires the colossal sized tree he discovered while marking trees to harvest on property in Bell Township, Pa. The Red Oak tree is expected to be roughly 40...(Louis B. Ruediger/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review via AP). In this July 2, 2018 photo, Tom McQuaide, admires the colossal sized tree he discovered while marking trees to harvest on property in Bell Township, Pa. The Red Oak tree is expected to be roughly 40...
    A forester in Pennsylvania says he's discovered a massive red oak tree that may be one of the biggest trees in the state.
    A forester in Pennsylvania says he's discovered a massive red oak tree that may be one of the biggest trees in the state.
  • Driver tells police: Just a jogger, not connected to wreck

    Driver tells police: Just a jogger, not connected to wreck

    Thursday, July 5 2018 12:50 PM EDT2018-07-05 16:50:36 GMT
    Tuesday, July 10 2018 3:29 PM EDT2018-07-10 19:29:44 GMT
    Police say a 19-year-old man flipped his car in Madison, Wisconsin, then fled the scene, removed some clothes and pretended to be a jogger unconnected to the wreck.
    Police say a 19-year-old man flipped his car in Madison, Wisconsin, then fled the scene, removed some clothes and pretended to be a jogger unconnected to the wreck.
  • Where's Anastasia? Library had a 'Fifty Shades' censor

    Where's Anastasia? Library had a 'Fifty Shades' censor

    Thursday, July 5 2018 12:02 PM EDT2018-07-05 16:02:19 GMT
    Monday, July 9 2018 8:37 PM EDT2018-07-10 00:37:24 GMT
    A suburban Detroit library has decried an unidentified censor who concealed DVDs of movies from the racy "Fifty Shade" series.
    A suburban Detroit library has decried an unidentified censor who concealed DVDs of movies from the racy "Fifty Shade" series.
  • Munich officials want train station to have air taxi parking

    Munich officials want train station to have air taxi parking

    Wednesday, July 4 2018 2:58 PM EDT2018-07-04 18:58:59 GMT
    Monday, July 9 2018 7:20 PM EDT2018-07-09 23:20:02 GMT
    A group of city counselors in Munich say they want the southern German city's main train station to have a landing spot for flying taxis.
    A group of city counselors in Munich say they want the southern German city's main train station to have a landing spot for flying taxis.
  • More than 100 phony replica Super Bowl rings found

    More than 100 phony replica Super Bowl rings found

    Tuesday, July 3 2018 1:00 PM EDT2018-07-03 17:00:45 GMT
    Monday, July 9 2018 6:37 PM EDT2018-07-09 22:37:42 GMT
    Federal authorities say they have intercepted a shipment of 108 phony replica Super Bowl rings representing many past champion teams, including the Philadelphia Eagles.
    Federal authorities say they have intercepted a shipment of 108 phony replica Super Bowl rings representing many past champion teams, including the Philadelphia Eagles.
  • Margarita-loving bear takes a dip in a California hot tub

    Margarita-loving bear takes a dip in a California hot tub

    Monday, July 2 2018 6:21 PM EDT2018-07-02 22:21:55 GMT
    Monday, July 9 2018 11:09 AM EDT2018-07-09 15:09:08 GMT
    A bear with a taste for margaritas caused a stir in a California community when it took a dip in a bubbling hot tub.
    A bear with a taste for margaritas caused a stir in a California community when it took a dip in a bubbling hot tub.
  • Woman who scammed scammer charged with theft

    Woman who scammed scammer charged with theft

    Tuesday, July 3 2018 10:44 AM EDT2018-07-03 14:44:00 GMT
    Friday, July 6 2018 9:44 AM EDT2018-07-06 13:44:07 GMT
    Police say a New Hampshire woman who answered a scammer's ad to pick up and ship a computer that was illegally purchased has been charged with stealing the laptop and shipping magazines instead.
    Police say a New Hampshire woman who answered a scammer's ad to pick up and ship a computer that was illegally purchased has been charged with stealing the laptop and shipping magazines instead.
  • Burning bird falls from wire in Germany, torches dry field

    Burning bird falls from wire in Germany, torches dry field

    Wednesday, July 4 2018 6:34 AM EDT2018-07-04 10:34:03 GMT
    Friday, July 6 2018 9:04 AM EDT2018-07-06 13:04:29 GMT
    Police say a burning bird falling from an overhead electric line set fire to a field in northern Germany that was parched by dry weather, torching some 7 hectares (17 acres) of land.
    Police say a burning bird falling from an overhead electric line set fire to a field in northern Germany that was parched by dry weather, torching some 7 hectares (17 acres) of land.
  • Person, 'feeling guilty,' pays 44-year-old parking ticket

    Person, 'feeling guilty,' pays 44-year-old parking ticket

    Monday, July 2 2018 7:56 AM EDT2018-07-02 11:56:23 GMT
    Thursday, July 5 2018 6:57 PM EDT2018-07-05 22:57:24 GMT
    A person has cleared their conscious by paying a 44-year-old parking ticket.
    A person has cleared their conscious by paying a 44-year-old parking ticket.
  • Building dispute leads to mural of crowned mayor on a toilet

    Building dispute leads to mural of crowned mayor on a toilet

    Tuesday, July 3 2018 1:20 PM EDT2018-07-03 17:20:38 GMT
    Thursday, July 5 2018 3:43 PM EDT2018-07-05 19:43:23 GMT
    A Rhode Island mayor says he's not bothered by an unflattering public mural of him wearing a crown and sitting on a toilet that stems from a long-simmering dispute over the building he's called unsafe.
    A Rhode Island mayor says he's not bothered by an unflattering public mural of him wearing a crown and sitting on a toilet that stems from a long-simmering dispute over the building he's called unsafe.
  • Woman rides paddleboard from Cuba to Florida Keys

    Woman rides paddleboard from Cuba to Florida Keys

    Thursday, June 28 2018 9:44 AM EDT2018-06-28 13:44:31 GMT
    Thursday, July 5 2018 12:58 PM EDT2018-07-05 16:58:19 GMT
    (Carol Tedesco/Florida Keys News Bureau via AP). In this photo provided by the Florida Keys News Bureau, Victoria Burgess, 34, paddles the last few hundred feet to Key West, Fla., from Cuba Wednesday, June 27, 2018. It took Burgess nearly 28 hours to m...(Carol Tedesco/Florida Keys News Bureau via AP). In this photo provided by the Florida Keys News Bureau, Victoria Burgess, 34, paddles the last few hundred feet to Key West, Fla., from Cuba Wednesday, June 27, 2018. It took Burgess nearly 28 hours to m...
    A Florida woman has completed a more than 100-mile voyage from Cuba to the Florida Keys on a standup paddleboard.
    A Florida woman has completed a more than 100-mile voyage from Cuba to the Florida Keys on a standup paddleboard.
  • Shocking video: Lightning strikes behind Florida officer

    Shocking video: Lightning strikes behind Florida officer

    Thursday, June 28 2018 3:15 PM EDT2018-06-28 19:15:42 GMT
    Thursday, July 5 2018 12:57 PM EDT2018-07-05 16:57:57 GMT
    A Florida police officer loading up his vehicle got quite a shock when lightning struck in the parking lot behind him.
    A Florida police officer loading up his vehicle got quite a shock when lightning struck in the parking lot behind him.
  • Polish stork vanishes from GPS but delivers huge phone bill

    Polish stork vanishes from GPS but delivers huge phone bill

    Friday, June 29 2018 1:57 PM EDT2018-06-29 17:57:54 GMT
    Thursday, July 5 2018 12:02 PM EDT2018-07-05 16:02:34 GMT
    A Polish environmental that was using a GPS transmitter to track the migratory movements of a stork stopped getting signals from the bird in the spring.
    A Polish environmental that was using a GPS transmitter to track the migratory movements of a stork stopped getting signals from the bird in the spring.
  • House arrest? Home abandoned on Delaware road puzzles police

    House arrest? Home abandoned on Delaware road puzzles police

    Wednesday, June 27 2018 2:07 PM EDT2018-06-27 18:07:38 GMT
    Wednesday, July 4 2018 6:42 AM EDT2018-07-04 10:42:11 GMT
    (Dover Delaware Police Department via AP). This June 26, 2018 photo image provided by the Dover Delaware Police Department shows a prefabricated home that was abandoned on a roadway in Dover, Del. Dover Police Department said someone left a home on a t...(Dover Delaware Police Department via AP). This June 26, 2018 photo image provided by the Dover Delaware Police Department shows a prefabricated home that was abandoned on a roadway in Dover, Del. Dover Police Department said someone left a home on a t...
    Police in Delaware's capital city have closed a road until further notice after finding a home in the road.
    Police in Delaware's capital city have closed a road until further notice after finding a home in the road.
  • Alaskan husky helps rescue injured hiker near Anchorage

    Alaskan husky helps rescue injured hiker near Anchorage

    Tuesday, July 3 2018 5:26 PM EDT2018-07-03 21:26:57 GMT
    Tuesday, July 3 2018 6:29 PM EDT2018-07-03 22:29:07 GMT
    (Amelia Milling via AP). This Tuesday, June 19, 2018 photo by Amelia Milling shows her with a 7-year-old Alaskan husky named Nanook, that is credited with helping rescue her when she injured was hiking a trail in the Chugash State Park east of east of ...(Amelia Milling via AP). This Tuesday, June 19, 2018 photo by Amelia Milling shows her with a 7-year-old Alaskan husky named Nanook, that is credited with helping rescue her when she injured was hiking a trail in the Chugash State Park east of east of ...
    A 7-year-old Alaskan husky is credited with helping rescue an injured woman hiking a trail east of Anchorage, Alaska.
    A 7-year-old Alaskan husky is credited with helping rescue an injured woman hiking a trail east of Anchorage, Alaska.
  • Video: Officers sing patriotic tune in 'Cop Pool Karaoke'

    Video: Officers sing patriotic tune in 'Cop Pool Karaoke'

    Monday, July 2 2018 11:17 AM EDT2018-07-02 15:17:58 GMT
    Tuesday, July 3 2018 3:18 PM EDT2018-07-03 19:18:15 GMT
    Two Boston police officers are showing off their singing talents in their version of "Carpool Karaoke" they're calling "Cop Pool Karaoke.".
    Two Boston police officers are showing off their singing talents in their version of "Carpool Karaoke" they're calling "Cop Pool Karaoke.".
  • New Hampshire says unmarried man can adopt woman

    New Hampshire says unmarried man can adopt woman

    Tuesday, July 3 2018 3:10 PM EDT2018-07-03 19:10:33 GMT
    Tuesday, July 3 2018 3:10 PM EDT2018-07-03 19:10:33 GMT
    The New Hampshire Supreme Court on Tuesday expanded the circumstances under which someone over age 18 can be adopted while still maintaining a legal relationship with a biological parent.
    The New Hampshire Supreme Court on Tuesday expanded the circumstances under which someone over age 18 can be adopted while still maintaining a legal relationship with a biological parent.
  • Police: Woman drove drunk to pick up man charged with DWI

    Police: Woman drove drunk to pick up man charged with DWI

    Wednesday, June 27 2018 3:03 PM EDT2018-06-27 19:03:21 GMT
    Tuesday, July 3 2018 10:45 AM EDT2018-07-03 14:45:57 GMT
    Authorities say a woman drove drunk to a New Jersey police station where she was picking up a man who had been charged with drunken driving.
    Authorities say a woman drove drunk to a New Jersey police station where she was picking up a man who had been charged with drunken driving.
  • Oversized load: Driver gets reputation after 2nd citation

    Oversized load: Driver gets reputation after 2nd citation

    Tuesday, June 26 2018 4:18 PM EDT2018-06-26 20:18:40 GMT
    Tuesday, July 3 2018 7:55 AM EDT2018-07-03 11:55:46 GMT
    (Massachusetts State Police via AP). This June 20, 2018 photo released by the Massachusetts State Police shows an overloaded truck pulled over for uncovered cargo on Interstate 91 in Springfield, Mass. The same unnamed driver was pulled over in by poli...(Massachusetts State Police via AP). This June 20, 2018 photo released by the Massachusetts State Police shows an overloaded truck pulled over for uncovered cargo on Interstate 91 in Springfield, Mass. The same unnamed driver was pulled over in by poli...
    A driver is becoming famous in Massachusetts for an unlikely skill _ being pulled over for uncovered cargo.
    A driver is becoming famous in Massachusetts for an unlikely skill _ being pulled over for uncovered cargo.
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  • Bicyclist versus lift bridge. What could possibly go wrong?

    Bicyclist versus lift bridge. What could possibly go wrong?

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:58 AM EDT2018-07-17 12:58:24 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 2:45 PM EDT2018-07-17 18:45:32 GMT
    Police say a bicyclist who weaved past the gates blocking access to a bridge over a river in eastern Wisconsin escaped serious injury after falling into the gap that was created when the bridge started to rise.
    Police say a bicyclist who weaved past the gates blocking access to a bridge over a river in eastern Wisconsin escaped serious injury after falling into the gap that was created when the bridge started to rise.
  • Rhode Island governor to hold office hours at the beach

    Rhode Island governor to hold office hours at the beach

    Saturday, July 14 2018 12:02 PM EDT2018-07-14 16:02:59 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 1:49 PM EDT2018-07-17 17:49:05 GMT
    Rhode Island's governor says she's holding summer office hours at the beach.
    Rhode Island's governor says she's holding summer office hours at the beach.
  • Tours and tattoos mark Friday the 13th

    Tours and tattoos mark Friday the 13th

    Friday, July 13 2018 7:40 AM EDT2018-07-13 11:40:41 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 1:49 PM EDT2018-07-17 17:49:04 GMT
    There's nothing superstitious about Friday the 13th as two towns celebrate the day with tours or tattoos.
    There's nothing superstitious about Friday the 13th as two towns celebrate the day with tours or tattoos.
  • NationalMore>>

  • With Trump's endorsement, Roby tries to fend off challenge

    With Trump's endorsement, Roby tries to fend off challenge

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-07-17 04:35:12 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 3:30 PM EDT2018-07-17 19:30:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2012, file photo, Rep. Martha Roby, R-Ala., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, following a GOP strategy session. Roby is seeking Republican redemption in a runoff election th...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2012, file photo, Rep. Martha Roby, R-Ala., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, following a GOP strategy session. Roby is seeking Republican redemption in a runoff election th...
    Once a Trump critic, GOP congresswoman Martha Roby seeks redemption in Alabama runoff.
    Once a Trump critic, GOP congresswoman Martha Roby seeks redemption in Alabama runoff.
  • Jupiter's moon count reaches 79, including tiny 'oddball'

    Jupiter's moon count reaches 79, including tiny 'oddball'

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 10:10 AM EDT2018-07-17 14:10:00 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 3:28 PM EDT2018-07-17 19:28:46 GMT
    (GSFC) via AP, File). FILE - This April 3, 2017 image made available by NASA shows the planet Jupiter.   A team of astronomers is reporting the recent discovery of a dozen new moons circling the giant gas planet. That brings the number of moons at Jupi...(GSFC) via AP, File). FILE - This April 3, 2017 image made available by NASA shows the planet Jupiter. A team of astronomers is reporting the recent discovery of a dozen new moons circling the giant gas planet. That brings the number of moons at Jupi...
    Scientists have found more moons circling Jupiter, bringing the total to 79 at the giant gas planet.
    Scientists have found more moons circling Jupiter, bringing the total to 79 at the giant gas planet.
  • Dems see Kavanaugh as Obamacare threat, but law likely safe

    Dems see Kavanaugh as Obamacare threat, but law likely safe

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 1:26 PM EDT2018-07-17 17:26:22 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 3:28 PM EDT2018-07-17 19:28:42 GMT
    The heated debate over how Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh would vote on the Affordable Care Act might not matter. With five past defenders of the ACA still on the nation's highest court, the odds tilt in...
    The heated debate over how Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh would vote on the Affordable Care Act might not matter. With five past defenders of the ACA still on the nation's highest court, the odds tilt in favor of the law being allowed to stand.
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