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July 04, 2018 - 1:51 pm
BERLIN (AP) — A group of city counselors in Munich say they want the southern German city's main train station to have a landing pad for flying taxis. Five city council members from the Christian Social Union party submitted a motion Wednesday calling on rail company Deutsche Bahn to consider the...
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July 04, 2018 - 5:29 am
BERLIN (AP) — 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 in the Baltic Sea port city of Rostock said witnesses reported that the bird caused a short-...
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July 03, 2018 - 1:59 pm
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — 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 case involved an unmarried man seeking to adopt a woman. A lower court ruled against...
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July 03, 2018 - 9:35 am
WOLFEBORO, N.H. (AP) — Police say a New Hampshire woman who answered a scammer's ad to pick up and ship an illegally purchased computer has been charged with stealing the laptop and shipping magazines instead. Wolfeboro police in March were contacted by a business owner who said a hacker used their...
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This Friday, June 29, 2018, image made from video released by Mark Hough shows a bear in a hot tub in Hough's backyard in Altadena, Calif. Hough said he was lounging in his Altadena backyard Friday afternoon when he heard rustling, then saw the bear climbing over a fence into his yard. He retreated inside, leaving his margarita behind, and later saw the bear in the hot tub. (Mark Hough via AP)
July 02, 2018 - 8:00 pm
Mark Hough had barely taken a sip of his Friday afternoon margarita when he heard twigs snapping and leaves rustling in his lush Altadena, California, backyard. At first he brushed it off as the sounds of his neighbor pottering next door, but the noise grew louder. "So I got up, looked over in the...
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July 02, 2018 - 7:26 am
MINERSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A person has cleared their conscience by paying a 44-year-old parking ticket. The Minersville, Pennsylvania, Police Department received a letter last week with $5 and a note inside. The return address was "Feeling guilty, Wayward Road, Anytown, Ca." Police Chief Michael...
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In this Tuesday, June 26, 2018 photo provided by David Quiroa, father David Quiroa, left, and son David Quiroa, Jr., right, hold their candidacy papers in Newport, R.I. The father will run as a Republican and the son will run as an independent in the November general election for the seat currently held by Democratic Rhode Island State Rep. Marvin Abney. (Salome Quiroa via AP)
June 29, 2018 - 12:15 pm
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A father and son in Rhode Island who disagree about President Donald Trump are running for the same office, one as a Republican, the other as an independent. David Quiroa Sr., 47, and David Quiroa Jr., 22, both filed Tuesday to run for a state House seat currently held by a...
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June 25, 2018 - 6:22 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A macaw that flew away from Omaha's zoo after apparently being spooked by the Goodyear blimp has been found in a nearby neighborhood. The Omaha World-Herald reports the macaw, named Cayenne, was out during the zoo's Birds of Flight show Sunday morning when it was startled by the...
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Zsa Zsa, an English Bulldog, is carried by owner Megan Brainard during the World's Ugliest Dog Contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, Calif., Saturday, June 23, 2018. Zsa Zsa won the contest. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
June 24, 2018 - 2:44 am
PETALUMA, Calif. (AP) — A 9-year-old English bulldog was named the winner of the 2018 World's Ugliest Dog contest in the San Francisco Bay Area. Zsa Zsa won the title Saturday night at the Sonoma-Marin Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds in Petaluma. The dog's owner Megan Brainard of Anoka, Minnesota, will...
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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., Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
June 23, 2018 - 10:34 pm
PETALUMA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the annual World's Ugliest Dog Contest in Northern California (all times local): 8:23 p.m. A 9-year-old English bulldog was named the winner of the 2018 World's Ugliest Dog contest in the San Francisco Bay Area. Zsa Zsa won the title Saturday in the competition...
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