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Anti-Trump bar earmarks its profits for progressive causes
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NEW YORK (AP) -- Liberals who feel the current Republican presidential administration is driving them to drink now have the perfect place to do it....

Mayor calls ghostly face seen in Salem streetlamp 'eerie'
SALEM, Mass. (AP) -- A Massachusetts city known for celebrating the occult is drawing attention after its mayor snapped a photo that appears to show a scowling face trapped in a streetlamp....

What's in a name? Bronx Zoo proudly displays 'snot otters'
NEW YORK (AP) -- It's a salamander by any other name - and some of those names are comical....





Bigfoot on the lam: Sasquatch statues vanish from Ohio store
NORTH LIMA, Ohio (AP) -- Police in Ohio are on the lookout for Bigfoot after a gift shop owner reported that statues of the hairy creature vanished from outside her store....

Australian firefighters contend with pet crocodile
DARWIN, Australia (AP) -- Firefighters who fought a blaze at a house in the tropical Australian city of Darwin on Thursday contended with the added distraction of being watched by a 4-meter (13-foot) pet crocodile....

Toy given to police officer as safety talisman gets to Ohio
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Police in Ohio have received a stuffed toy given by a child to a Pennsylvania police officer to help keep him safe....

Stork delivery? Woman gives birth to baby at Nebraska zoo
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- A woman whose baby was due mid-May went into labor early and gave birth at a Nebraska zoo....

Bad beasts, good treats: Feral hog slaughterhouse takes off
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- In a region that takes food seriously, feral hogs are despised as destructive, but their rich, dark meat is winning fans among Louisiana chefs....

Dye for mulch leaks from trailer, turning creek bright red
LANCASTER, N.Y. (AP) -- A mulch dye that leaked from a company's property is being blamed for turning the waters of a western New York creek a bright red....

World's last male northern white rhino gets help from Tinder
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NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- The world's last male northern white rhino has joined the Tinder dating app as wildlife experts make a last-chance breeding effort to keep his species alive....