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Think Trump and Clinton fall flat? Vote for Cat in the Hat
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) -- Voters who think presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton fall flat can now choose the Cat in the Hat....

Man, 62, playing 'Pokemon Go' at night gets stuck in mud pit
COEYMANS, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities say a 62-year-old man playing "Pokemon Go" at night in the woods behind his New York home became stuck in waist-deep mud and had to be rescued....

No typical salmon run: Fish spills across Alaska highway

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JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) -- Alaskans are always excited by salmon runs, unless it's across a highway....




Police reunite traveler with lost turtle at NYC bus station
NEW YORK (AP) -- A turtle found wandering around a busy New York City bus terminal has been reunited with its grateful but sleepy owner....

Band of monkeys raid Thai polling place, tear up voter lists
BANGKOK (AP) -- Election officials in northern Thailand think they can buy off a gang of monkey vandals with fresh fruit and vegetables, after about 100 macaques tore up voter lists publicly posted ahead of next month's referendum on a proposed constitution....

Romania: hang glider dumps contraband cigarettes in field
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) -- Romanian border police have confiscated thousands of packs of cigarettes which apparently were dropped in a field from a powered hang glider....

Strong smell of cooked urine prompts apartment evacuation
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) -- The strong smell caused by a man cooking urine has prompted the evacuation of an apartment building in Massachusetts....