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That mustang in the rearview mirror turned out to be a real horse running on a Northern California highway _ followed by a mule
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. (AP) -- That mustang in the rearview mirror turned out to be a real horse running on a Northern California highway - followed by a mule....

A 101-year-old woman was on hand to celebrate the centennial of the Pennsylvania borough where she's always lived
DUPONT, Pa. (AP) -- A 101-year-old woman was on hand to celebrate the centennial of the Pennsylvania borough where she has always lived....

Two teenage girls were barred by a gate agent from boarding a United Airlines flight from Denver to Minneapolis because they were wearing leggings
DENVER (AP) -- Two teenage girls were barred by a gate agent from boarding a United Airlines flight from Denver to Minneapolis on Sunday because they were wearing leggings, according to a spokesman for the airline....





Police in Massachusetts serve a sixth-grader with no-trespass orders for cutting through neighbors' properties to reach her school bus stop
WEST HARWICH, Mass. (AP) -- Police in Massachusetts served a sixth-grader with no-trespass orders after neighbors grew wary of the girl cutting through their properties to get to and from her school bus stop....

Police in Virginia have arrested a man who was dressed as comic book villain the Joker and reportedly carrying a sword
WINCHESTER, Va. (AP) -- Police in Virginia have arrested a man who was dressed as comic book villain the Joker and reportedly carrying a sword....

A northern Idaho woman told police she crashed into a deer because she was distracted by a sasquatch in her rearview mirror
MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) -- A northern Idaho woman told police she crashed into a deer because she was distracted by a sasquatch in her rearview mirror....

A 96-year-old woman and an 89-year-old man were wheeled to the wrong gate at a South Florida airport and ended up on a flight to upstate New York instead of Michigan
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- A 96-year-old woman and an 89-year-old man were wheeled to the wrong gate at a South Florida airport and ended up on a flight to upstate New York instead of Michigan....

Authorities say they've charged a Florida man recorded on video sitting in the street eating pancakes
LAKEWOOD, Fla. (AP) -- Authorities say they've charged a Florida man recorded on video sitting in the street eating pancakes....

Spanish police have nabbed two men for allegedly transporting large quantities of cocaine inside fake bananas
MADRID (AP) -- Spanish police have arrested two men for allegedly transporting large quantities of cocaine inside fake bananas....

A Canadian provincial government has withdrawn a man's personalized license plate, saying Lorne Grabher's surname is offensive to women when viewed on his car bumper
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) -- A Canadian provincial government has withdrawn a man's eponymous personalized vehicle license plate, saying Lorne Grabher's surname is offensive to women when viewed on his car bumper....