Sunday October 19, 2014




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Police: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle-masked man used stick to rob Louisiana convenience store

LAFAYETTE, La. - "Cowabunga!"...

posted: October 16,2014





Oddities

Priuses, Beemers, and emus? 6-foot-tall bird captured in Southern California traffic

TUSTIN, Calif. - It's not every day you see a 6-foot-tall bird running in traffic....


Police: Man posed as guest at Connecticut wedding reception, made off with couple's gifts

WESTPORT, Conn. - Police are looking for a man they say posed as a guest at a Connecticut wedding reception and stole gifts from the bride and groom....


California man sends Florida newspaper check and apology more than 50 years after rack thefts

LAKELAND, Fla. - Some 54 years after stealing several newspaper racks, a U.S. Navy veteran has sent a letter of apology and a check for $200 to The Ledger of Lakeland, Florida....


Quebec police scoop up robbers after cooking-oil theft

MONTREAL - Alleged cooking-oil thieves in Quebec who saw liquid gold in the goop weren't slippery enough to avoid arrest....


Saskatoon group creates bridge naming contest for $20; city report wanted $30K

SASKATOON - Some Saskatoon residents set up their own contest to name a new bridge after a city report said it would need $30,000 to do it....


Apparently errant Taliban tweet offers a location for Afghan spokesman: neighbouring Pakistan

KABUL - An apparently errant tweet by the Taliban's spokesman in Afghanistan gave his location as being in neighbouring Pakistan....






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