AP - ap.online.headlines.strange http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.strange News Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:18:08 -0400 George Harrison memorial tree killed by beetles Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:26:10 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/07/22/US--George.Harrison.Tree-Beetles/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--George.Harrison.Tree-Beetles c9d8ec1afb93944a:5e7ac555:146f76ea134:-155c LOS ANGELES (AP) — A tree planted in Los Angeles to honor former Beatle George Harrison has been killed — by beetles. Hunt on for possible anaconda in New Jersey lake Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:26:11 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/07/22/US-Snake-Lake-Hunt/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-Snake-Lake-Hunt c9d8ec1afb93944a:5e7ac555:146f76ea134:-16a0 JEFFERSON, N.J. (AP) — Reports of a 16-foot-long exotic snake — possibly an anaconda — slithering through New Jersey's largest lake have stoked fears among residents and led to searches and questions about what exactly is in the water. 170-foot ketchup bottle for sale in Illinois Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:16:04 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/07/22/US-Giant-Ketchup-Bottle/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-Giant-Ketchup-Bottle c9d8ec1afb93944a:5e7ac555:146f76ea134:-15d9 BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Would you relish having a towering ketchup bottle? That emblem of roadside Americana could be yours if you fork over enough money. Real estate heir charged for urinating on candy Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:57:34 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/07/22/US--Fugitive.Heir/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Fugitive.Heir c9d8ec1afb93944a:5e7ac555:146f76ea134:-1528 HOUSTON (AP) — A New York City real estate heir who admitted killing his neighbor a decade ago in Texas is facing a new charge in Houston that accuses him of urinating on candy at a drug store. Police probing Brooklyn Bridge flag switch Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:14:35 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/07/22/US-ODD--Brooklyn.Bridge-Mystery.Flags/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD--Brooklyn.Bridge-Mystery.Flags c9d8ec1afb93944a:5e7ac555:146f76ea134:-1657 NEW YORK (AP) — Two large American flags atop the Brooklyn Bridge — one of New York City's most heavily secured landmarks — were replaced sometime during the night with white banners that were spotted Tuesday morning fluttering in the wind. Couple marries in Omaha's largest cemetery Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:57:47 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/07/22/US-Cemetery-Wedding/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-Cemetery-Wedding c9d8ec1afb93944a:5e7ac555:146f76ea134:-14b6 OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska couple chose an unusual venue for their wedding: the largest cemetery in Omaha. Driver stops to help ducklings, gets ticket Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:44:53 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/07/22/US-ODD--Ducklings-Driver/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD--Ducklings-Driver c9d8ec1afb93944a:5e7ac555:146f76ea134:-16ff NEWFIELDS, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire woman who called police after stopping in a highway median to help some stranded ducklings plans to fight a $44 ticket. Chase ends as man runs into a Miss. police academy Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:24:22 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/07/21/US-ODD--Chase-Surprise/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD--Chase-Surprise c9d8ec1afb93944a:5e7ac555:146f76ea134:-196f BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Police say a man who fled from a Mississippi traffic stop was apparently so focused on getting away he unknowingly ran into a law enforcement academy. Pastry pranks: Vandals smear cars with baked goods Mon, 21 Jul 2014 22:48:07 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/07/22/US-ODD--Bakery.Bandits/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD--Bakery.Bandits c9d8ec1afb93944a:5e7ac555:146f76ea134:-18c0 HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) — There's mischief afoot in one suburban Portland neighborhood, but police say it doesn't involve the typical spray paint or broken windows. No, we're talking pastry here — maple bars smeared on cars, doughnuts left atop windshield wipers, pastries littering a yard. Black-and-white stripes are the new orange Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:51:38 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/07/21/US-ODD-New-Jail-Jumpsuits/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD-New-Jail-Jumpsuits c9d8ec1afb93944a:5e7ac555:146f76ea134:-1c87 SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan sheriff says he's trading his inmates' orange jumpsuits for black-and-white stripes, in part due to pop culture. Legal marijuana milestone heads for Seattle museum Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:42:25 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/07/22/US-Marijuana-At-A-Museum/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-Marijuana-At-A-Museum c9d8ec1afb93944a:5e7ac555:146f76ea134:-16b8 SEATTLE (AP) — The first recreational marijuana sold legally in Seattle is headed to the city's Museum of History and Industry. Police: Woman posted selfies in stolen dress Sun, 20 Jul 2014 11:49:16 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/07/20/US-ODD-Shoplifting-Arrest-Facebook/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD-Shoplifting-Arrest-Facebook c9d8ec1afb93944a:5e7ac555:146f76ea134:-1fda WEST FRANKFORT, Ill. (AP) — Police investigating the theft of clothing and jewelry from a southern Illinois boutique say they arrested a woman after she posted Facebook photos of herself wearing one of the stolen items. High water moves Alaska regatta into parking lot Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:54:00 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/07/21/US-Fairbanks-Regatta/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-Fairbanks-Regatta c9d8ec1afb93944a:5e7ac555:146f76ea134:-1b32 FAIRBANK, Alaska (AP) — High water forced the cancellation of the Red Green Regatta in Fairbanks over the weekend, with the fun moved off the water and into a parking lot. 200 pairs of panties stolen at east Georgia mall Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:29:11 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/07/21/US-ODD-200-Panties-Stolen/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD-200-Panties-Stolen c9d8ec1afb93944a:5e7ac555:146f76ea134:-1cc5 AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after a thief at an east Georgia shopping mall made off with a bagful of women's unmentionables. Another tiny Wyoming town goes up for sale Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:39:34 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/07/21/US--Town.For.Sale/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Town.For.Sale c9d8ec1afb93944a:5e7ac555:146f76ea134:-1c17 ALADDIN, Wyo. (AP) — Here's a gift for someone who has everything: A tiny town in far northeastern Wyoming named Aladdin. Rare blue-colored red king crab caught in Alaska Fri, 18 Jul 2014 16:11:58 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/07/18/US-ODD-Blue-Red-King-Crab/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD-Blue-Red-King-Crab c9d8ec1afb93944a:5e7ac555:146f76ea134:-270c NOME, Alaska (AP) — A rare blue-colored red king crab was part of a fisherman's catch earlier this month in Nome, Alaska. Robber who hit same bank, teller twice sentenced Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:54:03 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/07/18/US--Same.Bank-Same.Teller/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Same.Bank-Same.Teller c9d8ec1afb93944a:5e7ac555:146f76ea134:-2793 BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) — A 24-year-old man who a month after being released from prison for a bank robbery held up the same bank and teller has been sentenced to more than 10 years behind bars. Deja Phew: Plane lands on NY highway for 2nd time Fri, 18 Jul 2014 20:52:46 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/07/18/US-ODD-Highway-Plane-Deja-Vu/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD-Highway-Plane-Deja-Vu c9d8ec1afb93944a:5e7ac555:146f76ea134:-263b EAST MORICHES, N.Y. (AP) — A New York pilot who landed his disabled plane on a highway for the second time in eight days said Friday he's lucky to have escaped unhurt and thankful he didn't hit anyone. Cornhole champions being decided in West Virginia Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:52:59 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/07/18/ODD--Cornhole.Tournament/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_ODD--Cornhole.Tournament c9d8ec1afb93944a:5e7ac555:146f76ea134:-26b8 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Cornhole, the strange-sounding game made popular in backyards and at football tailgate parties, is taking on a serious side this week. Dog hailed as hero for alerting deaf boy to fire Thu, 17 Jul 2014 12:29:29 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2014/07/17/US--Dog-Fire.Rescue/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Dog-Fire.Rescue c9d8ec1afb93944a:5e7ac555:146f76ea134:-2d45 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A pit bull named Ace is being hailed as a hero for licking the face of a sleeping, deaf 13-year-old Indianapolis boy to alert him that the house was on fire.