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Think Trump and Clinton fall flat? Vote for Cat in the Hat

Think Trump and Clinton fall flat? Vote for Cat in the Hat

Voters who think presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton fall flat can now choose the Cat in the Hat
Published: 07/26/16
No typical salmon run: Fish spills across Alaska highway

No typical salmon run: Fish spills across Alaska highway

A truck carrying salmon to a cannery in Alaska's capital city rolled Monday, spilling fish across most of the highway's lanes and backing up traffic for an hour and a half
Published: 07/26/16

Man, 62, playing 'Pokemon Go' at night gets stuck in mud pit

Authorities say a 62-year-old man playing "Pokemon Go" at night in the woods behind his New York home became stuck in waist-deep mud and had to be rescued
Published: 07/26/16
Vegas judge orders swastika face tattoos covered for trial

Vegas judge orders swastika face tattoos covered for trial

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
Published: 07/25/16

Man leads police on Washington state chase due to boredom

Sheriff's officials say a Washington state man led police on a chase across two counties because he was bored
Published: 07/25/16

Police reunite traveler with lost turtle at NYC bus station

A turtle found wandering around a busy New York City bus terminal has been reunited with its owner
Published: 07/25/16

Romania: hang glider dumps contraband cigarettes in field

Romanian border police have confiscated thousands of packs of cigarettes which apparently were dropped in a field from a powered hang glider
Published: 07/25/16

Band of monkeys raid Thai polling place, tear up voter lists

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
Published: 07/25/16

Man arrested after spending 12 hours in tree in Seattle

Seattle police have arrested a man after he spent nearly 12 hours perched in a tree in the Lake City neighborhood
Published: 07/24/16
Hemingway (no relation) wins look-alike contest in Key West

Hemingway (no relation) wins look-alike contest in Key West

A white-bearded North Carolina man has won the "Papa" Hemingway Look-Alike Contest
Published: 07/24/16