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Man who sent Hannibal Lecter photo to judge to go on trial

Man who sent Hannibal Lecter photo to judge to go on trial

A Pennsylvania man has been ordered to trial on charges he threatened a judge by sending her a letter including a picture of movie cannibal Hannibal Lecter
Published: 09/15/17

Dirty money? Wads of cut-up cash found in Geneva toilets

A Geneva official has confirmed a local newspaper report saying wads of cut-up 500-euro (about $600) currency bills mysteriously turned up jammed into the toilets of three neighborhood restaurants and a bank in separate episodes in recent months
Published: 09/15/17
Police: People dressed as ninjas started fires in building

Police: People dressed as ninjas started fires in building

Police say two people dressed up as ninjas broke into a New Jersey apartment building and set several fires
Published: 09/15/17

West Thurston firefighters save dogs trained to take cover

Firefighters in Washington state were able to save the lives of two dogs that are trained to seek cover in the bathtub if they sense danger
Published: 09/15/17
Research on big ears, crocodile gambling wins Ig Nobels

Research on big ears, crocodile gambling wins Ig Nobels

Scientists who discovered that old men really do have big ears and that handling crocodiles can influence gambling decisions are among this year's recipients of the Ig Nobel, the prize for absurd scientific achievement
Published: 09/15/17

French city to send misspelled Montpelier jerseys to Vermont

Vermont's capital city is saying merci to France for a spelling error on some soccer jerseys
Published: 09/14/17

Tied down with late budget, lawmakers warned to keep on ties

After two months of futile efforts to complete a budget, Pennsylvania lawmakers have turned their attention to what they should be wearing to the fight over state finances
Published: 09/14/17
SpaceX bloopers video: 'How NOT to land an orbital rocket'

SpaceX bloopers video: 'How NOT to land an orbital rocket'

SpaceX put together a bloopers video showing "How NOT to land an orbital rocket booster."
Published: 09/14/17
Tall tail: Record-setting cats share home near Detroit

Tall tail: Record-setting cats share home near Detroit

Here's a very tall tail: A suburban Detroit couple's two house cats hold the Guinness World Records marks for tallest and longest tail
Published: 09/14/17
Injured hawk 'Harvey' that gained online popularity released

Injured hawk 'Harvey' that gained online popularity released

Injured hawk that sought refuge in a Houston taxicab before Harvey made landfall returned to the wild
Published: 09/14/17