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This Aug. 9, 2017 photo provided by the Arkansas Department of Transportation shows Arkansas highway Interstate 30, a cross-country route that was shut down in both directions for a time Wednesday, after an 18-wheeler was sliced open during an accident and spilled frozen pizzas across the road south of Little Rock, Ark. The interstate, was closed for several hours while crews cleaned up the mess. (Rusty Hubbard, Arkansas Department of Transportation via AP)
August 09, 2017 - 6:56 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas highway officials shut down westbound lanes of a cross-country interstate for four hours so crews could pick up pizza. An 18-wheeler containing DiGiorno and Tombstone frozen pizzas scraped a bridge support and sliced open its trailer Wednesday, spilling them across...
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FILE - In this July 24, 2012 file photo, matchmaker Amber Kelleher-Andrews, from the TV series "Ready For Love," and chief executive of matchmaking service Kelleher-Andrews attends NBCUniversal's 2012 Summer Press Tour in Beverly Hills, Calif. Darlene Daggett, former president for U.S. commerce for the West Chester-based home shopping channel QVC, settled a lawsuit against Kelleher International for a matchmaking service that set her up with a string of highly incompatible suitors, including men who were married, mentally unstable or felons. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
August 09, 2017 - 3:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A retired corporate executive said in a lawsuit that she spent $150,000 on a matchmaking service that set her up with a string of highly incompatible suitors, including men who were married, mentally unstable or felons. Darlene Daggett, former president for U.S. commerce for the...
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August 09, 2017 - 11:13 am
NEW YORK (AP) — In a single day, New York City courts have thrown out over 640,000 arrest warrants for people who didn't pay tickets for minor offenses years ago. District attorneys in four of the city's five boroughs — the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan and Queens — joined in Wednesday's effort...
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August 09, 2017 - 10:44 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A retired corporate executive says in a lawsuit that a high-end matchmaking service set her up with a string of highly unsuitable suitors, including men who were married, mentally unstable or felons. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports ( http://bit.ly/2vmkpoc ) Darlene Daggett,...
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FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2014, file photo, Simply Cheetos are displayed in New York. Frito-Lay is opening a pop-up Cheetos-themed restaurant in New York City for three days beginning Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Candice Choi, File)
August 09, 2017 - 9:04 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Frito-Lay is getting in on New York City's restaurant week by opening a pop-up eatery with a menu full of Cheetos-themed cuisine. The Spotted Cheetah opens its doors in lower Manhattan for just three days next week. Some of the dishes on the three-course menu created by chef Anne...
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FILE - This June 26, 2015 file photo shows Motorhead bassist Lemmy Kilmister performing on the Pyramid stage during Glastonbury Music Festival at Worthy Farm, Glastonbury, England. London's Natural History Museum announced Aug. 8, 2017, that scientists have named a prehistoric crocodile after Kilmister. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, File)
August 09, 2017 - 8:41 am
LONDON (AP) — Scientists have named a prehistoric crocodile described as "one of the nastiest sea creatures to have ever inhabited the earth" after late Motorhead frontman and British heavy metal icon Lemmy Kilmister. London's Natural History Museum says the fossil of what's now known as...
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FILE - This June 26, 2015 file photo shows Motorhead bassist Lemmy Kilmister performing on the Pyramid stage during Glastonbury Music Festival at Worthy Farm, Glastonbury, England. London's Natural History Museum announced Aug. 8, 2017, that scientists have named a prehistoric crocodile after Kilmister. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, File)
August 09, 2017 - 8:32 am
LONDON (AP) — Scientists have named a prehistoric crocodile described as "one of the nastiest sea creatures to have ever inhabited the earth" after late Motorhead frontman and British heavy metal icon Lemmy Kilmister. London's Natural History Museum says the fossil of what's now known as...
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August 08, 2017 - 12:48 pm
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a man who tried to deposit what he presented as a $1 million bill has been charged with drug possession in Iowa. A criminal complaint says Sioux City police officers were called to a Northwest Bank branch Thursday to talk to a man who tried to deposit the...
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August 08, 2017 - 1:47 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Cleanup efforts are under way in Hong Kong after white blobs of congealed palm oil washed up on the city's shores following a collision between two ships. Authorities have closed more than a dozen beaches, including two on Tuesday, since the spill was reported over the weekend,...
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August 08, 2017 - 12:22 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Cleanup efforts are under way in Hong Kong after white blobs of congealed palm oil washed up on the city's shores following a collision between two ships. Authorities have closed more than a dozen beaches, including two on Tuesday, since the spill was reported over the weekend,...
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