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Town limits councilman's broadcast of taps over loudspeakerA Pennsylvania town says a councilman who broadcast taps at his home through loudspeakers every night must limit the activity
The Associated Press5 hours ago
In this Sunday, June 25, 2017 photo provided by the Alpharetta Department of Public Safety an alien figure sits in the passenger seat of a vehicle that was pulled over north of Atlanta, Ga. (Alpharetta Department of Public Safety via AP)
Not quite warp speed: Speeding man had alien doll passengerPolice say a suburban Atlanta motorist was carrying 'out-of-this world passenger' when he was stopped for speeding
The Associated Press6 hours ago
"Explicit" show at South African prison ignites scandalAT least 13 South African officials face possible suspension after photos showing scantily clad female entertainers with inmates at a Johannesburg prison circulated on social media
The Associated Press13 hours ago
A roughly 100-foot sequoia tree sits on a platform made of steel pipe, chains, burlap, wood and other reinforcements as workers prepare to move it to a new location about a block away in Boise, Idaho Friday, June 23, 2017. Workers in Idaho are preparing to inflate rolling tubes beneath a massive sequoia that grew from a seed sent by naturalist John Muir. The more than century-old tree is in the final throes Friday of a complex effort to uproot it from the path of a Boise hospital's expansion and move it two blocks away to city property. If all goes according to plan, it will arrive at its new home Sunday. (AP Photo/Rebecca Boone)
Transplanted: Large Idaho sequoia tree finds new homeA large sequoia tree with a history rooted in conservation was standing in the way of progress, so on Sunday, it was moved
The Associated Press1 day ago
The damaged rock formation Trollpikken in Egersund, western Norway, Saturday June 24, 2017. A group of activists have started to collect money to repair the penis-shaped rock formation and a popular tourist attraction after it was found badly damaged Saturday June 24, 2017. It was discovered cracked complete with drilling holes in the rock - something that experts say suggests strongly that it was cut off on purpose. (Carina Johansen/NTB Scanpix via AP)
Norwegians collect money to fix penis-shaped rock formationNorwegian activists collect money to fix vandalized penis-shaped rock formation near Stavanger
The Associated Press1 day ago
In this Friday, June 23, 2017 photo, Frank Kerrigan, looks at a pond near his Wildomar, Calif., home. Kerrigan, who thought his son Frank had died, learned he buried the wrong man. Kerrigan said the Orange County coroner's office mistakenly identified a body found dead on May 6 as that of his son. (Andrew Foulk/The Orange County Register via AP)
California father buries wrong man after coroner's mistakeA Southern California man who thought his son had died has learned he buried the wrong man
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - In this Jan. 19, 1931 file photograph, Chicago mobster Al Capone is seen at a football game in Chicago. Artifacts connected to some of the nation's most notorious gangsters are being auctioned this weekend. A handwritten musical composition by Al Capone, a letter written by a jailed John Gotti asking someone to "keep the martinis cold," and jewelry that belonged to Bonnie and Clyde are among the items up for bid Saturday in the "Gangsters, Outlaws and Lawmen" auction in Cambridge, Mass. (AP Photo/File)
Al Capone song, pocket watch fetch over $100K at auctionArtifacts connected to some of the nation's most notorious gangsters have sold for more than $100,000
The Associated Press2 days ago
A roughly 100-foot sequoia tree sits on a platform made of steel pipe, chains, burlap, wood and other reinforcements as workers prepare to move it to a new location about a block away in Boise, Idaho, Friday, June 23, 2017. A network of wooden beams, chains and watering lines supports the 98-foot sequoia as workers prepare to move it to a new location a block away. The more than century-old tree is in the final throes Friday of a complex effort to uproot it from the path of a Boise hospital's expansion and move it two blocks away to city property. (AP Photo/Rebecca Boone)
Giant sequoia move on schedule in Idaho, tree doing wellA massive sequoia in Idaho that grew over more than a century from a seedling sent by naturalist John Muir has been uprooted and is poised to travel about two blocks Sunday morning to a new location
The Associated Press2 days ago
Martha, a Neapolitan mastiff, competes while being escorted by Shirley Zindler in the World's Ugliest Dog Contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair on Friday, June 23, 2017, in Petaluma, Calif. Martha was named the winner of the contest. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
Huge, homely mastiff named Martha wins world's ugliest dogMartha is big, ugly, lazy and gassy. And a world champion. The 3-year-old, 125-pound Neapolitan Mastiff used her lollygagging youth to win the 29th annual World's Ugliest Dog Contest
The Associated Press2 days ago
Albuquerque TV truck stolen while crew worked on crime storyWhile a television news crew was gathering footage for a story about crime in the Albuquerque downtown area, someone stole the station's SUV
The Associated Press3 days ago
A roughly 100-foot sequoia tree sits on a platform made of steel pipe, chains, burlap, wood and other reinforcements as workers prepare to move it to a new location about a block away in Boise, Idaho, Friday, June 23, 2017. A network of wooden beams, chains and watering lines supports the 98-foot sequoia as workers prepare to move it to a new location a block away. The more than century-old tree is in the final throes Friday of a complex effort to uproot it from the path of a Boise hospital's expansion and move it two blocks away to city property. (AP Photo/Rebecca Boone)
Work to move giant sequoia draws curious Idaho onlookersMany residents in Idaho have memories of a more than century-old sequoia that grew from a seed sent by naturalist John Muir
The Associated Press3 days ago
Breast milk jeweler ordered to refund customers, return milkA Rhode Island company that makes jewelry from breast milk has been ordered to refund $15,000 to 114 customers and return the milk they sent
The Associated Press3 days ago
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