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German police: Thieves stole huge gold coin with wheelbarrow
BERLIN (AP) -- Berlin police say suspects used a wheelbarrow to make off with a 100-kilogram (221-pound) gold coin worth millions....

Four-legged fugitives take free rein on a California highway
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....

Oklahoma may legalize hog hunting from helicopters

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TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- Oklahoma could soon join Louisiana and Texas in allowing hunters to shoot feral hogs from helicopters....




New Jersey man gets wish, returns to work on 100th birthday
CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) -- A New Jersey man wanted only one thing for his 100th birthday: to return to his old job....

J is not OK _ Swiss court nixes letter as baby's name
BERLIN (AP) -- J is not OK - as a name, that is, according to a Swiss court....

Teens wearing leggings barred from United flight
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....

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

Police cite Massachusetts sixth-grader for trespassing
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....

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

Idaho woman says she crashed because she saw a sasquatch
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....

 

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