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Man with 1st name 'God' sues credit rating agency
NEW YORK (AP) -- A New York City man claims that a credit reporting agency falsely reported he had no financial history because his first name is God....

79-year-old player joins Dubuque elementary band
DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) -- One member of the Kennedy Elementary School band in Dubuque brings a certain maturity to his playing....

In China, jar of French mountain air fetches $860
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BEIJING (AP) -- Beijing artist Liang Kegang returned from a business trip in southern France with well-rested lungs and a small item of protest against his home city's choking pollution: a glass jar of clean, Provence air....

Washington state sewage plant invites weddings
WOODINVILLE, Wash. (AP) -- A sewage treatment plant near Seattle is advertising its availability as a wedding venue....

Crocodile caught wandering around California mall
ROSEVILLE, Calif. (AP) -- Don't shed any tears for a crocodile that was captured wandering outside a pet store at a Northern California shopping mall....

Commuter's video shows rat terrifying NYC subway
NEW YORK (AP) -- Turns out, New Yorkers are just as wimpy as anyone else....

Ireland's wedding-singer priest an Internet hit
DUBLIN (AP) -- Father's got talent....

Abandoned croc captured at California strip mall
ROSEVILLE, Calif. (AP) -- This is one crocodile that didn't want to become a handbag....

Computer support call leads to burglary arrest
DOVER, N.H. (AP) -- Mike Witonis got an email from Apple thanking him for calling customer service about his laptop computer. Problem is, someone had stolen it from him a year earlier....

Supremacist faces murder charges in Kansas deaths
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) -- A white supremacist charged in shootings that left three people dead at two Jewish community sites in suburban Kansas City was brought into a video conference room in a wheelchair Tuesday to make his first court appearance....