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ISTANBUL (AP) — A devoted dog has spent days waiting outside a hospital in northern Turkey where his sick owner was receiving treatment. The pet, Boncuk (Bon-DJUK), which means bead, followed the ambulance that transported her owner,
By PATRICK WHITTLE Associated Press BATH, Maine (AP) — The commercial fishery for herring has suffered in recent years due to new restrictions, but those same rules could benefit puffins. Atlantic puffins are known for their colorful
Officials say a naked Florida man has been arrested after stealing what news footage showed to be a marked police vehicle and crashing it. The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office says 22-year-old Joshua Shenker was arrested after Thursday’s crash
KEY WEST, Fla (AP) — Feral chickens run free in Key West, Florida, just one of those things that keep the Southernmost City charmingly weird. But what’s delightful here and there becomes a nuisance when they’re everywhere.
By RODRIQUE NGOWI Associated Press WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — The founder of a company whose dancing robots captured imaginations worldwide says their development taught his scientists a lot about taking their creations to the next level. A
CINCINNATI (AP) — A northern Kentucky couple celebrated their 73rd wedding anniversary by getting their first coronavirus vaccine shot. WLWT-TV reports 93-year-old Noel “Gene” Record and 91-year-old Virginia Record were among the first patients in Cincinnati to
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BEAVERTON, Ore. (AP) — Oregon police say a car thief who found a toddler in the backseat of a stolen vehicle returned and chastised the mother for leaving the child unattended before driving away again. Beaverton police
By ELAINE GANLEY Associated Press PARIS (AP) — Jeanne Pouchain has a problem. The Frenchwoman is officially dead according to a court ruling but has been trying for three years to prove that she is alive. The
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The person aboard showed signs of intoxication and was taken into custody
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) — Members of the Church of Satan are grieving the destruction of a historic “Halloween House” that authorities say was set ablaze this week by an arsonist. New York’s Poughkeepsie Journal reports the historic
PERINTON, N.Y. (AP) — An animal protection group says nearly 100 cats have survived a house fire in a town outside Rochester, New York. Workers from the Lollypop Farm shelter had been told Thursday that as many
By ROD McGUIRK Associated Press CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A pigeon that Australia declared a biosecurity risk has received a reprieve after a U.S. bird organization declared its identifying leg band is fake. The band suggested the
ROME (AP) — The vaunted Mediterranean diet and French gastronomy are getting some competition: The European food safety agency says worms are safe to eat. The Parma-based agency published a scientific opinion Wednesday on the safety of
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — A pet cat believed killed along with her owner in a huge mudslide has been found three years later. The Animal Shelter Assistance Program in Santa Barbara County says the calico named
By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — French wine and grapevines are headed back to Earth after a year aboard the International Space Station. SpaceX’s Dragon cargo capsule undocked Tuesday with 12 bottles
FAIR HAVEN, Vt. (AP) — A goat and a dog who were each elected mayor of a Vermont town have helped raise money to renovate a community playground. The Fair Haven town manager came up with the
By WAYNE PARRY Associated Press ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — In the “gamblers will bet on absolutely anything” category, here’s a new one: A major sports book is taking bets on aerial drone races. DraftKings says it
By CHRISTINA LARSON AP Science Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — A new study shows that differences in the DNA of identical twins can show up within the first two weeks after an egg is fertilized. Scientists in Iceland
NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (AP) — A passerby spotted a wandering llama in a field off an interstate in Massachusetts and with the help of an animal control officer, brought it to a farm for safekeeping. The Boston Globe
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A Utah man has pleaded guilty after authorities said he was caught digging in a Yellowstone National Park cemetery in search of hidden treasure. Federal prosecutors say 52-year-old Rodrick Dow Craythorn of Syracuse,
BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts state lawmaker is asking for the public’s help to select an official state dinosaur. State Rep. Jack Lewis tweeted Monday that he plans on filing the legislation on Jan. 15, adding that
WESTFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A veteran returned a sword he stole from a statue of a Revolutionary War general 40 years ago, telling the head of the Massachusetts town’s historical commission that he regretted taking it. Cindy
KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP) — A nonprofit has built hundreds of beds for needy children in northeastern Illinois. Sleep in Heavenly Peace chapter president Tim Zydek tells the Daily Journal that volunteers have made 590 beds over the
The lawsuit alleges the plaintiffs would not have bought King’s Hawaiian sweet rolls if they had known they were not made in Hawaii. Damages along with a change in label and packaging is being sought in the
Dion, a hospitality manager from Clifton Campville near Tamworth and Lichfield, told Birmingham Live : “I am slightly obsessed with her, I’m not going to lie. “During lockdown I’ve been watching a lot of live concerts on the
SOMERSET, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts police officer is winning praise for providing Christmas dinner for two women accused of trying to steal groceries for their children. Officer Matt Lima responded to a report of shoplifting Dec.
LAGRANGE, Ind. (AP) — Peace, love — and LaGrange. LaGrange County in Indiana has repealed a 1971 law that was intended at blocking huge gatherings like the 1969 Woodstock music festival in New York state. County commissioner
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The leader of the Central Illinois Foodbank says the group plans to use an anonymous donor’s $500,000 gift to expand its reach during a time of growing need amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
A video that was uploaded on social media platform Facebook by Kyle Downes on December 14 shows how a relaxed game of golf can turn into an extreme sport when it involves alligators.
On December 2, the Carmichael family stopped at the Memaloose rest stop on Highway 84 in northern Oregon. They were taking a quick break on their way home to Eugene when their beloved dog Max jumped out
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Officers said Ryan at first was approaching tourists and making inappropriate comments to women in an effort to get their male partners to confront him. An officer in the area was watching him at the time.
His patients say he claimed he held several degrees, including a Ph.D. and a M.D. What his patients didn’t realize was that he was just 18 years old.
“Scientists from across the world have been searching for an efficient means to fight against this dangerous infection. The licorice root could be one of them,” Berdymukhammedov said during a televised government meeting on December 25.
Police say the man started sending aggressive Facebook messages to his ex-coworker on Dec. 24, according to an affidavit of probable cause.
The last fire of the year for BCFR and Station 48 kind of sums up 2020. Wishing for a better and prosperous 2021 for Brevard County!
A In the latest installment of Jordan’s years-long saga of trademark suits, a Shanghai court ruled Wednesday that a Chinese sportswear and shoe manufacturer that has used his name as its brand for decades did so without