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  1. Best weird AP news: 'Jorts-wearing bandit,' Denture-seeker

    Best weird AP news: Woman finds wedding ring around carrot; Man charged with spraying liquid manure; 'Adventures in…
  2. 2014 Hong Kong protest leaders get prison

    A Hong Kong court sent young activist Joshua Wong and two other student leaders to prison Thursday for their roles in huge pro-democracy protests nearly three years earlier, in the latest sign that tolerance for dissent is waning in the Chinese-ruled former British…
  3. Are you for real? Police check out man looking for dentures

    A wary woman in southern Germany has alerted police after a man buzzed on her door and asked for permission to search her balcony for his false…
  4. Bavarian black swan finds companion through lonely hearts ad

    A black swan in Bavaria is no longer alone after finding a companion thanks to a lonely hearts…
  5. Man to answer charges he sprayed manure on Border Patrol car

    A Vermont man accused of spraying liquid manure on a marked U.S. Customs and Border Protection car after confronting an agent about immigration enforcement is scheduled to appear in…
  6. The Latest: Nude suspect sits on Los Angeles harbor crane

    A suspected car thief has been perched high atop a Port of Los Angeles loading crane for well over an hour as police wait below, and he has now taken off all his…
  7. Man charged with spraying manure on US border patrol car

    A 53-year-old Vermont man who was spreading manure in a farm field not far from the Canadian border is facing charges he sprayed a Border Patrol car with liquid manure after a confrontation with the agent about immigration…
  8. Escape artist llama makes bid for freedom on golf course

    Golfers in New Hampshire say they were joined by a llama on the green, after he escaped from his pen to the sixth fairway at Eagle Mountain Golf Course in…
  9. Call the fashion cops: 'Jorts-wearing bandit' hits St. Louis

    Law enforcement are urging anyone who recognizes a man accused of robbing St. Louis-area Walgreens stores while wearing jean shorts to call "the fashion…
  10. China urges U.S., North Korea to 'hit the brakes' on threats

    China has urged the United States and North Korea to "hit the brakes" on threatening words and work toward a peaceful resolution of their tense standoff created by Pyongyang's recent missile tests and threats to fire them toward…