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AP Top Strange News at 8:17 a.m. EDT

Teens wearing leggings barred from United flight
DENVER (AP) -- Two teenage girls were barred by a gate agent from boarding a United Airlines flight from Denver to Minneapolis on Sunday because they were wearing leggings, according to a spokesman for the airline....

Police cite Massachusetts sixth-grader for trespassing
WEST HARWICH, Mass. (AP) -- Police in Massachusetts served a sixth-grader with no-trespass orders after neighbors grew wary of the girl cutting through their properties to get to and from her school bus stop....

Man carrying a sword, dressed as Joker arrested in Virginia
WINCHESTER, Va. (AP) -- Police in Virginia have arrested a man who was dressed as comic book villain the Joker and reportedly carrying a sword....





Idaho woman says she crashed because she saw a sasquatch
MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) -- A northern Idaho woman told police she crashed into a deer because she was distracted by a sasquatch in her rearview mirror....

101-year-old resident attends borough's centennial party
DUPONT, Pa. (AP) -- A 101-year-old woman was on hand to celebrate the centennial of the Pennsylvania borough where she has always lived....

Elderly couple on wrong flight; end up in NY, not Michigan
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- A 96-year-old woman and an 89-year-old man were wheeled to the wrong gate at a South Florida airport and ended up on a flight to upstate New York instead of Michigan....

Police: Florida man cited for eating pancakes in the street
LAKEWOOD, Fla. (AP) -- Authorities say they've charged a Florida man recorded on video sitting in the street eating pancakes....

Spain: Drug dealers use fake bananas to transport cocaine
MADRID (AP) -- Spanish police have arrested two men for allegedly transporting large quantities of cocaine inside fake bananas....

Canada pulls vehicle license plate deemed offensive
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) -- A Canadian provincial government has withdrawn a man's eponymous personalized vehicle license plate, saying Lorne Grabher's surname is offensive to women when viewed on his car bumper....