The Associated Press
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Transport truck rolls, spills chum salmon across Alaska road
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....

Vegas judge orders swastika face tattoos covered for trial
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- A Las Vegas judge has ordered a cosmetologist to cover up a defendant's neck and facial tattoos that include a swastika and the words "Most Wanted" on each day of his robbery trial....

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....

Woman drove for days in Alaska with husband's body in casket
KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) -- A woman who drove her husband's body on a days-long traveling wake in Alaska and used ice from canneries to keep him cold is not accused of breaking any laws....