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June 17, 2019 - 12:29 pm
BRUNSWICK, Maine (AP) — Thousands have ridden their bicycles in the three-day Trek Across Maine. But only one participant has accomplished the feat on a single wheel. Hugh Sharp from Cape Elizabeth, Maine, rode 180 miles (290 kilometers) on a unicycle in the annual fundraiser for the American Lung...
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A young kangaroo is looking to camera at open field.
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June 07, 2019 - 12:37 pm
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — A missing kangaroo has been found after two days "on the hop" along the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Cody Breland and Gulfport police tell news outlets Jojo was found about 1 a.m. Friday in a Gulfport neighborhood. Breland owns Wild Acres Wildlife Photography & Mobile Petting...
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May 17, 2019 - 1:19 pm
A kitten that was found encased in hardened spray foam is expected to make a full recovery after being rescued from a garbage can by an Oregon sanitation worker, authorities said Thursday.
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This undated image provided by Georgetown University's Center on Privacy and Technology shows presentation material with images of a wanted suspect in a New York Police Department document obtained by the university. Georgetown University's Center on Privacy and Technology published a report Thursday, May 16, 2019, on what it says are flawed practices in law enforcement's use of facial recognition. The report says NYPD used a photo of Woody Harrelson in its facial recognition program in an attempt to identify the beer thief who looked like the actor. (Georgetown University Center on Privacy and Technology via AP)
May 16, 2019 - 10:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department used a photo of Woody Harrelson in its facial recognition program in an attempt to identify a beer thief who looked like the actor, according to a report published Thursday. Georgetown University's Center on Privacy and Technology highlighted the April...
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Brown bear fight. Brown bear aggression.
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May 10, 2019 - 6:49 am
FRANKFORD TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Spring was in the air when a New Jersey homeowner found two black bears battling in his yard. Corey Bale tells NJ.com he went outside to investigate last week after a neighbor told him there was a bear behind his Frankford Township home. But when he stepped outside,...
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April 30, 2019 - 4:13 pm
An Arizona woman is recovering from more than 20 bee stings after heavy winds blew a hive off a tree and it landed on her head.
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Del Hall
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April 19, 2019 - 1:22 pm
We’ve been following the story of Del Hall, a 43-year-old director of sales for Fifty West Brewing Company in Cincinnati decided he was going to drink only beer and water for Lent. No food!
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April 19, 2019 - 6:45 am
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) — It wasn't a routine day for a sheriff's officer after she spotted a donkey meandering along Interstate 90 near Chicago. Video from a body camera taken Wednesday shows the bewildered Cook County officer radioing: "There's a donkey in the middle of I-90." The officer...
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Del Hall
April 05, 2019 - 12:57 pm
Most people will try to give up beer for lent, but Ohio native Del Hall gave up everything except beer (and water) for the 40 day period before Easter.
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March 20, 2019 - 9:25 am
A high school lacrosse player in Delaware can't play in games because his head is too big.
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