AP Oddities

AP Oddities

Couple who bought $120k banana art sense it will be iconic

Couple who bought $120k banana art sense it will be iconic

MIAMI (AP) — A Miami couple who bought a headline-grabbing banana duct-taped to a wall have acknowledged the absurdity of the artwork, but say...
Oink oink, cha-ching: $3 million found in barrels of pork

Oink oink, cha-ching: $3 million found in barrels of pork

SHELBY, N.C. (AP) — Barrels of raw pork shoulder were riding fat in a tractor trailer pulled over by North Carolina deputies. Approximately $3...
‘Unicorn puppy’ will stay with Missouri rescue mission

‘Unicorn puppy’ will stay with Missouri rescue mission

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — A dog who was dubbed the unicorn puppy because of a tail-like growth between his eyes will remain with...
Mississippi residents protest pothole with holiday decor

Mississippi residents protest pothole with holiday decor

MCCOMB, Miss. (AP) — Residents of a Mississippi city are protesting a large pothole in their neighborhood by decorating it with holiday cheer.The Enterprise-Journal...
Cats to be put on leashes to protect wildlife? EU says No

Cats to be put on leashes to protect wildlife? EU says No

BRUSSELS (AP) — Put domestic cats on a leash to better protect threatened birds and the environment? The European Union says that would deny...
Bear blamed for car damages in Alaska airport parking lot

Bear blamed for car damages in Alaska airport parking lot

KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — A bear has been blamed for a pair of vehicle break-ins at an Alaska airport parking lot that resulted in...
Dog spooked by sealion is rescued from remote Pacific island

Dog spooked by sealion is rescued from remote Pacific island

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Things first started to go wrong for Flint the rat-sniffing dog when a sealion charged at him. It emerged...
Woman gives daughter born at airport apt middle name

Woman gives daughter born at airport apt middle name

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A woman who gave birth at an airport in North Carolina has given the baby a name tied to where...
9-year-old boy catches massive blue catfish in New Mexico

9-year-old boy catches massive blue catfish in New Mexico

ELEPHANT BUTTE, N.M. (AP) — He caught a fish “this” big. No, really.A 9-year-old New Mexico boy landed a 42-pound (19-kilogram) blue catfish Sunday...
Hawaii man proposes to girlfriend while surfing

Hawaii man proposes to girlfriend while surfing

HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii man was surfing with his girlfriend when — instead of hanging 10 — he knelt down on one knee...

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