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Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018 at 09:46 AM EST

Romanian Man Returns Cash Worth $107K Found in Cupboard

Romanian Man Returns Cash Worth $107K Found in Cupboard

A Romanian man was surprised to find 95,000 euros ($107,000) stashed inside a secondhand cupboard he'd bought — and promptly returned the money. Adela Stanici told The Associated Press Tuesday that her husband,...

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018 at 08:45 AM EST

Ross Doppelgänger Nabbed By UK Police

Ross Doppelgänger Nabbed By UK Police

British police say they have arrested a suspect in their hunt for a shoplifter who bears a striking resemblance to Ross Geller, the character played by David Schwimmer on the TV show "Friends." Facebook users...

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018 at 07:34 AM EST

The 'World's Longest Hair Competition'

The 'World's Longest Hair Competition'

Women from Lithuania competed for a title of who had the longest hair. The winner got an all-expenses-paid trip to the European Parliament in Strasbourg or Brussels.

Monday, Nov 12, 2018 at 06:44 PM EST

Airborne Deer Slams Through Woman's SUV, Lands in Back Seat

Airborne Deer Slams Through Woman's SUV, Lands in Back Seat

A deer jumped into traffic on a New Jersey highway, then flew airborne and smashed into a woman's SUV, crashing through the windshield, onto the passenger seat and landing in the back of the vehicle, authorities...

Monday, Nov 12, 2018 at 08:28 AM EST

Officials Probe Why Las Vegas Airport Controller Went Silent

Officials Probe Why Las Vegas Airport Controller Went Silent

Federal and airport authorities said Friday they are investigating why an air traffic controller became incapacitated and went silent while working a night shift alone in the tower at busy McCarran International...

Monday, Nov 12, 2018 at 06:56 AM EST

Farm Supervisor Charged in Australia Strawberry Tampering

Farm Supervisor Charged in Australia Strawberry Tampering

A former strawberry farm supervisor was accused in court Monday of retaliating over a workplace grievance by putting needles into the fruit, sparking recalls that devastated the Australian industry. Magistrate...

Saturday, Nov 10, 2018 at 02:36 PM EST

Stranger Things: Exotic Animals Only Loosely Protected

Stranger Things: Exotic Animals Only Loosely Protected

The sale of exotic animals is regulated by federal, state and county agencies, but a lack of staffing means hoarders are often able to get away with illegal sales.

Friday, Nov 9, 2018 at 01:59 PM EST

Gritty for Sheriff? Yes, Flyers Mascot Received Write-in Votes in Tuesday's Election

Gritty for Sheriff? Yes, Flyers Mascot Received Write-in Votes in Tuesday's Election

Gritty truly is a mascot of the people.

Thursday, Nov 8, 2018 at 12:49 PM EST

This New Jersey Town Has a New Mayor — Its 5th in 3 Months

This New Jersey Town Has a New Mayor — Its 5th in 3 Months

A New Jersey township has elected a new mayor -- the fifth person to hold the office since the longtime mayor died this summer.

Monday, Nov 5, 2018 at 12:51 PM EST

NJ Officers Babysit Pig, Feed It Snacks, After Escape

NJ Officers Babysit Pig, Feed It Snacks, After Escape

A New Jersey police department got an unusual call over the weekend: a pig had been spotted roaming around a neighborhood block.

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