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The Kuro taste: Peppery tang and hint of squid ink

The Kuro taste: Peppery tang and hint of squid ink

TOKYO (AP) — The first Kuro, or black, burger had a black bun and sauce. Last year's edition, the Kuro Ninja, added a slice of (non-black) bac…

September 19, 2014 7:32 am Photos

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Ig Nobel winner: Using pork to stop nosebleeds

BOSTON (AP) — There's some truth to the effectiveness of folk remedies and old wives' tales when it comes to serious medical issues, according…

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Ig Nobel winners used pork to stop nosebleeds

Ig Nobel winners used pork to stop nosebleeds

Annual awards honor sometimes inane, yet often surprisingly practical, scientific discoveries.

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Leaking lime juice sends responders to cargo jet

KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) — A mysterious liquid leaking on a cargo jet sent emergency responders to the island that is home to the Ketchikan, Ala…

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Police: Man caused $14K damage by doing doughnuts

BUTLER, Pa. (AP) — Police say a Pennsylvania man caused more than $14,000 damage to several other vehicles when he took a dare to do a "doughn…

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Police: Lonely man made repeated 911 calls

HARRISON CITY, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man has been charged with making three 911 calls to report bogus emergencies simply because he was lo…

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Hearses to parade through Hell (Michigan)

HELL, Mich. (AP) — Dozens of Michigan hearse enthusiasts will show off their casket-carrying cars during a parade through Hell.

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46 years later, owner to get stolen Jaguar back

46 years later, owner to get stolen Jaguar back

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Forty-six years ago Ivan Schneider, successful Manhattan lawyer, bought himself the Jaguar convertible that would feature i…

September 18, 2014 5:17 am Photos

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Dog missing from Pennsylvania found in Oregon

Dog missing from Pennsylvania found in Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Jack Russell terrier that went missing from its Pennsylvania home has turned up at an animal shelter nearly 3,000 miles away.

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Police: Video shows man used banana to rob store

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police in Philadelphia say a man used a banana he swiped from a convenience store counter to simulate a gun while he robbe…

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Mayor offers to help McGraw find Portland, Maine

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Portland, Maine? Tim McGraw doesn't know where it is. And he doesn't want to know, either.

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Man at Texas Chick-fil-A pays $1K to treat diners

ABILENE, Texas (AP) — A generous customer has paid $1,000 to pick up the tab for diners in dozens of vehicles at the drive-thru lanes of a Wes…

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Man apologizes for drug-filled football toss

Man apologizes for drug-filled football toss

JACKSON, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan man is apologizing for trying to throw a football loaded with drugs and cellphones into a state prison yard.

September 17, 2014 9:03 am Photos

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Missing driver says he woke up in field of donkeys

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A driver who went missing after a one-car rollover in New Mexico says he later woke up in a field of donkeys.

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Skunk with head stuck in beer can rescued in Ohio

Skunk with head stuck in beer can rescued in Ohio

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — A skunk with a beer can stuck on its head had to be rescued near a fraternity house in southwestern Ohio.

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Michigan woman holds off thief, then gives birth

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Police in Flint, Michigan, say a woman gave birth after she and her family captured a purse snatcher in a grocery store pa…

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Florida woman flies plane on 90th birthday

PALM COAST, Fla. (AP) — A central Florida woman celebrated her 90th birthday by flying a four-seat Cessna.

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Experts: Mystery fireball was Russian satellite

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — People from New Mexico to Montana saw the bright object break apart as it moved slowly northward across the night sky. W…

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Scientists' colossal squid exam a kraken good show

Scientists' colossal squid exam a kraken good show

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — It was a calm morning in Antarctica's remote Ross Sea, during the season when the sun never sets, when Capt. Jo…

September 16, 2014 7:50 pm Photos

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Arrest in robbery of autistic man in Connecticut

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A 27-year-old Connecticut man has been charged with stealing $100 in birthday money from an autistic man in a crime tha…

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Boa constrictor captured after escaping Idaho cage

Boa constrictor captured after escaping Idaho cage

NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — A 9-foot Columbian boa constrictor named Trinity that escaped its southwest Idaho cage has been found after two days on the loose.

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Man wanted for robbery arrested at Frisbee tourney

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A man wanted for an armed bank robbery in New York eluded authorities for four years until they caught up with him while h…

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Chinese city creates cellphone sidewalk lane

Chinese city creates cellphone sidewalk lane

BEIJING (AP) — Taking a cue from an American TV program, the Chinese city of Chongqing has created a smartphone sidewalk lane, offering a path…

September 15, 2014 6:28 am Photos

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Officials beg pastor, strip club owner to end feud

Officials beg pastor, strip club owner to end feud

COSHOCTON, Ohio (AP) — Officials are pleading for a pastor and an Ohio strip club owner to stop weekly protesting of each other's establishmen…

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Police seek huge boa on loose in Idaho

NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — Police in Nampa say they're on the lookout for a 9-foot Columbian boa constrictor named Trinity.

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