Hung without care? Some say tunnel decor is an eyesore 2018-12-14T23:59:37Z 2018-12-13T16:11:19Z 2018-12-14T23:58:00Z Holiday decorations that have been displayed for decades at the entrance of the Holland Tunnel into New York are not making the season bright for some motorists. Truck crashes through home, misses sleeping woman 2018-12-14T23:59:36Z 2018-12-14T10:49:12Z 2018-12-14T23:59:36Z Pickup truck smashes through a home in Massachusetts, barely missing a woman who was asleep on her couch. Customs finds 70 finches in hair rollers 2018-12-14T23:59:35Z 2018-12-13T12:21:05Z 2018-12-14T23:59:35Z Customs officials at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport say they found 70 live finches hidden inside hair rollers. 89-year-old Alabama woman jailed over messy appliance store 2018-12-14T23:59:34Z 2018-12-13T17:31:13Z 2018-12-14T23:59:34Z An 89-year-old Alabama woman is free after spending what she describes as her first night in jail for failing to clean up her small-town appliance store. Crews rescue man stuck in grease vent of empty restaurant 2018-12-14T23:59:33Z 2018-12-12T22:21:25Z 2018-12-14T23:59:33Z A man who was possibly trying to burglarize an abandoned Chinese restaurant has been rescued from the grease vent, where officials say he had been trapped for two days. Factory mishap paves street with chocolate in Germany 2018-12-14T23:59:32Z 2018-12-11T19:01:18Z 2018-12-14T23:59:32Z A town in western Germany briefly became a scene that could have dreamed up by fans of fictional candy maker Willy Wonka when a ton of chocolate flowed out of a factory and solidified on the street. Man sues after getting finger caught in airplane armrest 2018-12-14T23:59:32Z 2018-12-12T20:31:17Z 2018-12-14T23:59:32Z A man is suing after he says one of his pinky fingers was caught in an airline armrest mechanism for nearly an hour during a flight to Los Angeles.
Scuba-diving Santa brings holiday cheer to fish, museumgoers 2018-12-14T23:59:31Z 2018-12-13T23:19:43Z 2018-12-14T23:59:31Z It's a busy time for Santa Claus, but he's making time to feed some fish in San Francisco. Candidate whose missed vote led to tie loses on dice roll 2018-12-14T23:59:30Z 2018-12-13T20:59:34Z 2018-12-14T23:59:30Z A city council candidate in northeastern Arkansas whose runoff election ended in a tie after he didn't vote has lost his bid for the seat by a roll of the dice. Cow steals spotlight at student's graduation photo shoot 2018-12-14T23:59:28Z 2018-12-14T22:07:09Z 2018-12-14T23:59:28Z University of Missouri students were stunned when a towering dairy cow appeared on campus to make a cameo in a graduation photo shoot. Leaping lemur surprises Florida trooper during DUI arrest 2018-12-14T16:15:59Z 2018-12-07T17:38:55Z 2018-12-14T16:15:36Z A lemur surprised a Florida Highway Patrol trooper when it crawled from a trailer being pulled by a pickup truck that had been stopped for driving erratically and hitting other cars. Report: 'High-tech' robot on Russian TV was man in suit 2018-12-14T10:51:43Z 2018-12-12T19:41:17Z 2018-12-14T10:50:43Z Russian media say a contraption presented by Russian state television as a high-tech robot was in fact a man in costume. Rat found in vending machine at Florida high school 2018-12-14T00:21:48Z 2018-12-10T14:18:16Z 2018-12-14T00:21:26Z Students at a Florida high school found an unwelcome surprise in a vending machine: a rat climbing the rows of packaged snacks and drinks. Apparent Grinch on video driving through Christmas display 2018-12-13T21:40:40Z 2018-12-11T14:51:15Z 2018-12-13T21:40:28Z An apparent Grinch was spotted on surveillance video plowing through a Christmas display outside a suburban Indianapolis home and tips are being sought to find the man.
Man puts up sculpture of middle finger as a message to town 2018-12-13T20:39:37Z 2018-12-13T20:01:23Z 2018-12-13T20:39:34Z A Vermont man who is in an ongoing dispute with his town is letting officials know how he feels by erecting a large wooden sculpture of a fist with the middle finger raised on his front lawn. Motorists nab cash spilled by armored truck, causing crashes 2018-12-13T16:52:33Z 2018-12-13T16:51:14Z 2018-12-13T16:52:20Z Police say an armored truck spilled cash on a New Jersey highway, causing multiple crashes as motorists stopped to grab money. Uranus Examiner ends publication, blaming judgmental people 2018-12-13T16:13:13Z 2018-12-07T21:08:04Z 2018-12-13T16:13:05Z The Uranus Examiner, a small Missouri newspaper whose name inspired chuckles and groans when it launched a few months ago, is closing. Man yells 'there's no Santa' at Florida holiday event 2018-12-13T13:13:32Z 2018-12-07T19:38:07Z 2018-12-13T13:13:23Z A man screamed "there's no Santa Claus" over and over during a recent holiday festival in Florida.
It's now or never pedestrians: German town has Elvis lights 2018-12-12T23:24:46Z 2018-12-06T15:39:46Z 2018-12-12T23:23:52Z Keep your blue suede shoes behind the curb: the German town where Elvis Presley was stationed as a soldier in the 1950s has installed three pedestrian lights with images of the American rock icon.
Quackarazzi: Mandarin duck holds NYC in its spell 2018-12-12T20:44:30Z 2018-12-06T04:09:18Z 2018-12-12T20:43:32Z Quackarazzi: A brightly colored Mandarin duck is holding New York City in its spell, with pink, purple, orange and emerald green colors one admirer called a "living box of crayons.". Moose rings Alaska home's doorbell 2018-12-12T20:04:50Z 2018-12-07T12:35:33Z 2018-12-12T20:04:00Z A moose used the doorbell to awaken a couple in Alaska. Bah, Humbug: Florida neighbors scorn woman over display 2018-12-12T12:52:59Z 2018-12-06T16:16:28Z 2018-12-12T12:52:56Z California humor? Woman scored by her new neighbors in a Florida high-rise condo because of the "Bah Humbug" holiday message she spelled out in lights across her balcony. Feng shui or in the way? Begrudged boulders won't budge 2018-12-11T14:52:59Z 2018-12-06T23:08:39Z 2018-12-11T14:52:43Z A Maine restaurant owner is citing "feng shui" as a reason not to move boulders outside the building that are in the way of a sidewalk project.
Boy hits target, convinces town to scrap snowball fight ban 2018-12-10T14:19:49Z 2018-12-04T04:08:25Z 2018-12-10T14:19:48Z Boy gets small Colorado town to lift nearly century-old ban on snowball fights. Police: Man freed from jail steals car from its parking lot 2018-12-08T12:29:13Z 2018-12-05T17:04:53Z 2018-12-08T12:29:11Z Police say a Pennsylvania man released from custody immediately stole a car in the jail's parking lot.
Teacher accused of cutting boy's hair pleads not guilty 2018-12-08T01:29:18Z 2018-12-07T22:38:06Z 2018-12-08T01:29:17Z A California prosecutor has charged a high school teacher with several child cruelty and battery counts after she forcibly cut the hair of one of her students. Clarification: Alderman-Key Missed Vote story 2018-12-07T21:39:39Z 2018-12-06T20:37:28Z 2018-12-07T21:39:38Z A first-time political candidate in northeast Arkansas has learned a valuable civics lesson -- vote -- after his race ends in a tie. Dutch court rejects man's request to be 20 years younger 2018-12-07T18:18:22Z 2018-12-03T11:58:32Z 2018-12-07T18:18:22Z A Dutch court has rejected the request of a self-styled positivity guru to shave 20 years off his age, in a case that drew worldwide attention. New study explains creation of deadly California 'firenado' 2018-12-07T16:56:57Z 2018-12-06T03:29:12Z 2018-12-07T16:56:54Z A new study says a rare fire tornado that raged during the deadly Carr Fire in Northern California was created by a combination of scorching weather, erratic winds and an ice-topped cloud that towered miles into the atmosphere. CHP may have used Tesla Autopilot to stop speeding car 2018-12-07T16:53:03Z 2018-12-04T04:58:15Z 2018-12-07T16:53:01Z The California Highway Patrol says it may have used the Autopilot system of a Tesla to stop the car after its driver fell asleep. DC clerk stalls marriage over 'foreign' New Mexico ID card 2018-12-07T16:52:44Z 2018-11-30T17:42:17Z 2018-12-07T16:52:44Z A District of Columbia clerk refused to accept a New Mexico man's state driver's license for a marriage license because she and her supervisor believed New Mexico was a foreign country. Teacher who spoiled Santa will not return to school 2018-12-07T16:52:41Z 2018-12-05T12:46:28Z 2018-12-07T16:52:41Z School officials say a substitute teacher who told first-grade students in New Jersey that Santa Claus isn't real will not be returning to the school. 'Nutcracker' prince proposes to stunned Dewdrop Fairy 2018-12-07T15:58:44Z 2018-12-04T15:18:29Z 2018-12-07T15:58:35Z The prince in the "Nutcracker" had a special present for his favorite ballerina during a Wichita performance of the holiday classic. Royal Mail delivers: Postman, can you take this to heaven? 2018-12-07T15:42:20Z 2018-12-01T13:37:11Z 2018-12-07T15:42:16Z A 7-year-old Scottish boy who sent a birthday card to his father in heaven has received a heart-warming reply, thanks to Britain's Royal Mail. Saving Clark's neck? Panic at 'Lampoon's Christmas' display 2018-12-07T15:42:06Z 2018-12-03T11:58:28Z 2018-12-07T15:42:08Z A holiday display meant to re-create a scene from "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation" looked a little too real and caused a veteran to spring into action. FanDuel pays out bets on Alabama to win title ahead of game 2018-12-07T15:41:34Z 2018-12-01T00:47:00Z 2018-12-07T15:41:39Z FanDuel sportsbook is paying out bets from people who picked Alabama to win the college football national championship _ over a month before the game is played. Dragged carpet roll investigated in Alaska man's death 2018-12-07T15:39:24Z 2018-12-05T19:19:05Z 2018-12-07T15:38:52Z Alaska State Troopers are reviewing the death of a 56-year-old Fairbanks man whom they initially thought had died in a traffic crash. Utah man accused of hammering ice pick through man's penis 2018-12-07T15:38:18Z 2018-12-04T22:38:17Z 2018-12-07T15:37:16Z A Utah man has been charged with sexual assault and kidnapping after authorities say he hammered a tool resembling an ice pick through another man's penis during an argument. Hawk native to South America wows crowd in Maine park 2018-12-07T15:37:19Z 2018-11-30T19:18:57Z 2018-12-07T15:37:19Z A hawk that is native to regions of Central and South America is generating a lot of attention from Maine's birding community after appearing in a city park. California teacher arrested for forcibly cutting boy's hair 2018-12-07T15:36:12Z 2018-12-06T20:57:50Z 2018-12-07T15:35:18Z A high school teacher in central California has been arrested on suspicion of felony child endangerment after forcibly cutting the hair of one of her students while singing the National Anthem. Sheriff: Man pulls gun on Popeyes worker in condiments clash 2018-12-07T15:35:36Z 2018-12-04T00:18:18Z 2018-12-07T15:34:30Z A man is accused of pointing a gun at the manager of a Popeyes in Louisiana during a dispute over condiments. Minnesota church ends 70-year tradition of lutefisk dinner 2018-12-07T15:34:53Z 2018-12-02T22:38:10Z 2018-12-07T15:33:27Z 70-year tradition of serving lutefisk dinner ends at a Minnesota church with an obituary penned by the pastor. Man, woman drive from Arizona to Wyoming with kids in trunk 2018-12-07T15:29:06Z 2018-12-06T21:42:10Z 2018-12-07T15:28:09Z Man, woman drive from Arizona to Wyoming with two children in trunk.
Republican takes House race by 1 vote after recount 2018-12-07T15:28:02Z 2018-11-30T06:46:25Z 2018-12-07T15:27:31Z Control of Alaska state government, at least for the next two years, could hinge on a mystery ballot that an election worker found on a table in a Fairbanks voting precinct more than three weeks ago. Secret Santa pays off nearly $30K in Walmart layaways 2018-12-07T15:23:47Z 2018-12-04T16:41:22Z 2018-12-07T15:23:44Z A Secret Santa made the holiday season a little brighter for hundreds of shoppers near Philadelphia after paying off nearly $30,000-worth of layaways at a Walmart. Court: Man put clothes, ID on stand-in corpse in $2M scheme 2018-12-06T21:48:23Z 2018-11-30T00:36:35Z 2018-12-06T21:48:22Z Details have emerged about how a Minnesota man allegedly faked his own death seven years ago in Eastern Europe to collect a $2 million life insurance policy. Teen freed after being stuck in vault at abandoned bank 2018-12-06T21:38:09Z 2018-11-29T11:06:47Z 2018-12-06T21:38:07Z Officials say a teen has been freed after spending several hours in the vault of an abandoned Florida bank. Officials: Woman passes gas, pulls knife on offended man 2018-12-06T21:38:05Z 2018-11-29T13:26:48Z 2018-12-06T21:38:02Z A Florida woman faces an aggravated assault charge after authorities say she passed gas in line at a dollar store and pulled a knife on a man who complained about it.
Steer too beefy to become burgers reprieved to life on farm 2018-12-06T20:05:47Z 2018-11-28T08:06:24Z 2018-12-06T20:05:47Z Knickers the steer is too beefy to become burgers, so he's won a reprieve to live out his days on the farm. Grinch steals Christmas from nuns, but they get it back 2018-12-06T19:58:32Z 2018-11-28T16:56:36Z 2018-12-06T19:58:31Z The Little Sisters of the Poor have a theory about how they got Christmas back from the Grinch who stole half the presents intended for hospice residents and employees. North Carolina woman given wrong lottery ticket wins $277K 2018-12-01T14:32:06Z 2018-11-27T18:36:14Z 2018-12-01T14:32:06Z A North Carolina woman who was given the wrong lottery game ticket is celebrating that mistake. Irish soccer team sorry for falsely reporting player's death 2018-12-01T12:43:35Z 2018-11-28T14:16:09Z 2018-12-01T12:43:34Z An amateur Irish team has apologized after falsely reporting that one of its players died last week. Police officer rescues chicken from fire 2018-12-01T02:22:55Z 2018-11-27T11:36:23Z 2018-12-01T02:22:55Z A police officer who saved a chicken from becoming a roaster is taking a ribbing from his fellow officers. Sleeping pilot overflies Australian island destination 2018-11-30T20:22:17Z 2018-11-27T14:57:27Z 2018-11-30T20:22:16Z Airline officials say a pilot is under investigation after falling asleep in the cockpit of a freight plane and overflying his Australian island destination by 46 kilometers (29 miles).
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