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Alaska man discovers message in bottle from Russian NavyA 50-year-old letter in a bottle was discovered by a man on the shores of western Alaska connecting him with the Russian Navy
The Associated Press1 day ago
In this Thursday, Aug 15, 2019, photo released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection shows almost four tons of marijuana seized by Otay Mesa, CBP officers in Otay, Calif. Officials say they seized $2.3 million worth of marijuana mixed in with a shipment of jalapeño peppers at a Southern California port. A Customs and Border Protection K-9 unit alerted officers to a shipment of peppers Thursday at the Otay Mesa cargo facility in San Diego. A CBP news release says officers discovered more than 7,500 lbs (3401 kilograms) of marijuana in the peppers' pallets. Acting CBP Commissioner Mark Morgan congratulated the officers on Twitter. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection via AP)
Officials seize marijuana mixed with jalapeño peppersOfficials say they seized $2.3 million worth of marijuana mixed in with a shipment of jalapeño peppers at a Southern California port
The Associated Press2 days ago
Woman thought she had kidney stones, gave birth to tripletsA South Dakota woman who thought she was suffering from kidney stones actually was about to give birth to triplets
The Associated Press3 days ago
Airport worker fired for giving passenger 'You ugly!' noteAn airport security worker in New York has been fired for handing a passenger a handwritten note that said "You ugly!!!"
The Associated Press3 days ago
FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2018, file image made from video provided by the New York Governor's Office, state officials and workers gather to celebrate the official opening of the second span, right, of the Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge in Nyack, N.Y. The New York State Department of Transportation said Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, that roughly year-old signs for the suburban bridge named after the former governor are being patched over because his middle initial is missing. (Kevin Coughlin/New York Governor's Office via AP, File)
CORRECTIVE: Mario Cuomo Bridge storyCORRECTIVE: Mario Cuomo Bridge story
The Associated Press3 days ago
Florida vacation home invaded by vomiting vulturesA New York couple's luxurious vacation house in Florida has been taken over by dozens of black vultures that are vomiting and defecating everywhere
The Associated Press4 days ago
FILE - In this April 9, 2012, file photo, President Barack Obama plays basketball with former NBA basketball player Bruce Bowen during the annual White House Easter Egg Roll at the White House in Washington. Bidding was drawing to a close Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, for a basketball No. 23 Punahou School jersey believed to have been worn by President Barack Obama. Obama the wore that number during the 1978-79 school year in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
Bidders vie for Obama's high school basketball jerseyBidding is underway for a basketball jersey believed to have been worn by President Barack Obama
The Associated Press4 days ago
Sheriff: Trio of thieves thwarted by misleading gas jugAuthorities in Kentucky say three thieves thought they were stealing gasoline from a property for their broken down car until the car stopped working again
The Associated Press4 days ago
Officers stake out 2 airports, nab accused turtle traffickerAn investigation involving two of the world's biggest airports and hundreds of turtles has led to federal charges against a man accused of illegally shipping the reptiles to China
The Associated Press4 days ago
FILE - This July 11, 2015 file photo shows a general view of the town of Upernavik in western Greenland. Aiming to put his mark on the world map, President Donald Trump has talked to aides and allies about buying Greenland for the U.S. A Trump ally told The Associated Press on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019 that the president had discussed the purchase but was not serious about it. And a Republican congressional aide said Trump brought up the notion of purchasing Greenland in conversations with lawmakers enough times to make them wonder, but they have not taken his comments seriously. (Linda Kastrup/Ritzau Scanpix via AP)
AP sources: Trump has talked about buying Greenland for USAiming to put his mark on the world map, President Donald Trump has talked to aides and allies about buying Greenland, but the island's government says it's 'not for sale'
The Associated Press4 days ago
In this Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019 photo provided by the Washington State Patrol, a piece of foam, cut to hold eight mobile phones in place -- all of them playing the game Pokemon Go -- is shown on the passenger seat of a vehicle driven by a person who was found pulled over on the shoulder of a highway in Washington state near Seattle by a Washington state trooper who thought the driver needed assistance. Trooper Rick Johnson, a spokesman for the patrol, and said the trooper did not issue a ticket because he did not observe the car moving while the driver was using the phones, but he did ask the driver to put the phones in the back seat and move along, as the shoulder is for emergencies only. (Sgt. Kyle Smith/Washington State Patrol via AP)
Trooper finds parked driver playing Pokemon Go on 8 phonesA Washington state trooper who pulled over to help what he thought was a disabled vehicle found something else instead: The driver had eight phones simultaneously playing the video game Pokemon Go
The Associated Press4 days ago
Shark takes bite out of teen's surf board off HawaiiA teen surfing off the Hawaii island of Oahu escaped a shark attack uninjured, but his board didn't
The Associated Press5 days ago
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