AP - ap.online.headlines.strange http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.strange News Sun, 31 Aug 2014 20:45:16 -0400 Police: Utah suspect swallows stolen ring Sun, 31 Aug 2014 20:24:32 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/09/01/UT--Stolen.Ring.Swallowed/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_UT--Stolen.Ring.Swallowed c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:4eb9 OREM, Utah (AP) — Two people were arrested on suspicion of felony theft after police said one of them swallowed a stolen ring in an attempt to hide it. Motorcyclist brags to cops he hit 185 mph in chase Sat, 30 Aug 2014 16:06:06 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/08/30/US-Motorcycle-Pursuit/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-Motorcycle-Pursuit c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:46fd CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire police say a motorcyclist clocked at 127 mph bragged after being arrested that he had reached 185 mph during the chase. Dog turns on stove, which then sets laptop ablaze Sat, 30 Aug 2014 12:05:22 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/08/30/US--Dog.Starts.Fire/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Dog.Starts.Fire c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:4679 LACEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Police say a New Jersey family's dog turned on the stove, which caught the laptop resting on the burner on fire and sent smoke through the roof. Slice of Princess Diana's wedding cake auctioned Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:04:04 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/08/30/US-ODD-Princess-Diana-Cake-Auctioned/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD-Princess-Diana-Cake-Auctioned c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:43c8 LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 33-year-old slice of cake from Prince Charles and Princess Diana's 1981 wedding has sold at auction for $1,375. 1K-pound alligator caught in Alabama sets record Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:44:46 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/08/29/US-ODD-Gigantic-Alligator-/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD-Gigantic-Alligator- c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:42d2 CAMDEN, Ala. (AP) — A gigantic alligator caught by a family in Alabama earlier this month has set a Safari Club International world record. Austrian SWAT team raids wrong apartment Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:09:34 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/08/29/EU-ODD-Austria-Wrong-Suspect/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_EU-ODD-Austria-Wrong-Suspect c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:4052 VIENNA (AP) — The drug bust was perfectly planned. Unfortunately, Austrian police broke down the wrong door. Shaun the shaggy Aussie sheep finally shorn smooth Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:50:41 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/08/28/AS-ODD--Australia-Woolly.Sheep/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_AS-ODD--Australia-Woolly.Sheep c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:39a0 SYDNEY (AP) — Shaun the shaggy Australian sheep has at last been shorn smooth. But the woolly wanderer wasn't the wooliest of them all. 3rd tourist cited for flying drone in Yellowstone Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:03:39 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/08/29/US-Yellowstone-Drone/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-Yellowstone-Drone c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:4211 YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — For the third time this summer, Yellowstone National Park rangers have cited a tourist for illegally flying a drone in the park. Community service eyed for Brooklyn Bridge stunt Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:11:36 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/08/29/US--Brooklyn.Bridge-Arrest/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Brooklyn.Bridge-Arrest c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:4284 NEW YORK (AP) — A judge is suggesting a Russian tourist who climbed the Brooklyn Bridge be sentenced to community service — like cleaning a bridge. Image of Asia: The blur of the crowd in Tokyo Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:11:00 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/08/29/AS--Asia.Photo.Showcase/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_AS--Asia.Photo.Showcase c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:407d In this photo by Koji Sasahara, people walk across the scramble crossing outside Shibuya Station in Tokyo on Friday afternoon. The Shibuya district is popular with young people and tourists and is known for entertainment and nightlife as well as high-tech ventures. Human skull donated to Goodwill store in Texas Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:29:09 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/08/28/US-ODD--Skull.Donated-Goodwill/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD--Skull.Donated-Goodwill c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:39fb AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Police are scratching their heads trying to work out who donated a human skull to a thrift store in Austin, Texas. Mystery of Death Valley's moving rocks solved Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:22:27 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/08/28/US-Death-Valley-Sailing-Rocks/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-Death-Valley-Sailing-Rocks c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:3b64 DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — For years scientists have theorized about how large rocks — some weighing hundreds of pounds — zigzag across Racetrack Playa in Death Valley National Park, leaving long trails etched in the earth. Museum to display 6,500-year-old human skeleton Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:38:38 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/08/28/US-Ancient-Skeleton/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-Ancient-Skeleton c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:3c9d PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The public will soon get to see an ancient human skeleton recently rediscovered in a Philadelphia museum's storage room. Vermont bistro scolded for removing its bacon sign Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:45:44 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/08/27/US-ODD-Offensive-Bacon/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD-Offensive-Bacon c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:3674 WINOOSKI, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont restaurant that removed a bacon advertisement called insensitive to vegans and Muslims is being criticized for doing so. State court: Workers' comp OK for kickball injury Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:23:57 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/08/27/US-ODD--Kickball-Workers_.Comp/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD--Kickball-Workers_.Comp c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:342d COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Have you ever been hurt in a company softball or kickball game? The South Carolina Supreme Court says you may be entitled to workers' compensation. 5-pound Pomeranian is world's fastest on 2 feet Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:35:52 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/08/28/US--Pets-Go.Dog.Go/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Pets-Go.Dog.Go c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:3775 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jiff was already cute, lovable and talented. Now he's proven he's speedy too. Crested Butte to be Bud Light's 'Whatever' town Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:09:05 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/08/26/US-ODD--Bud.Lite.Town/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD--Bud.Lite.Town c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:2ce9 DENVER (AP) — Some people in normally laid back Crested Butte are not up for "Whatever" — a secretive Bud Light plan to paint their mountain town blue and turn it into a fantasy town for an online and television ad campaign. Image of Asia: A healthy trio of panda cubs Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:42:19 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/08/28/AS--Asia.Photo.Showcase/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_AS--Asia.Photo.Showcase c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:39fc In this photo by Kin Cheung, panda triplets are examined at their 1-month medical checkup at the Chimelong Safari Park in Guangzhou, China. The official Xinhua News Agency says the girl and two boys are healthy and have grown to about a kilogram in weight since their birth July 29. The cubs were only the fourth triplets known to have been born in artificial breeding programs, but it wasn't clear how many survived previously. China devotes major resources to increasing the population of its unofficial mascot and regularly announces the births of giant pandas at zoos and at the Wolong breeding center in the southwestern province of Sichuan, where most wild pandas live. Maine lobsterman catches rare blue lobster Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:47:43 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/08/25/US--Rare.Blue.Lobster/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Rare.Blue.Lobster c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:27cf SCARBOROUGH, Maine (AP) — A Maine lobsterman says he and his 14-year-old daughter caught a one-in-two-million crustacean: a blue lobster. Woman accused of setting fire with burned bacon Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:42:22 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/08/27/US--Bacon.Arson/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Bacon.Arson c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:35e1 VERNAL, Utah (AP) — A Utah woman accused of using a pound of bacon to start a fire in her ex-boyfriend's house will stand trial on arson charges.