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Police: Burglary suspect reveals plans with 911 'butt dial'
BRANCHBURG, N.J. (AP) -- A New Jersey man has been indicted on burglary charges after police say he inadvertently dialed 911 and let authorities in on his plans....

Prison ordered for Michigan man in dirty sock deal
ADRIAN, Mich. (AP) -- A man who tried to sell a backpack of dirty socks as marijuana has been sentenced to at least one year in a Michigan prison....

Companies to stop 'revenge makeover' ads using ex-governor
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PHOENIX (AP) -- Two online marketing companies that ceased publishing ads depicting former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer as an over-the-hill divorcee who needed a "revenge makeover" could still face legal action from her....

New Hampshire pulls bartending guides for sexual drink names
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- New Hampshire has pulled hundreds of bartending guides from state-run liquor stores after workers complained that the drink manuals contained sexually explicit and derogatory drink names such as "stripper mom."...

Lost Australian sheep yields 30 sweaters worth of fleece
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CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- A lost, overgrown sheep found in Australian scrubland was shorn for perhaps the first time on Thursday, yielding 40 kilograms (89 pounds) of wool - the equivalent of 30 sweaters - and shedding almost half his body weight....

Connecticut Gov. Malloy is photobombed by beluga whale
MYSTIC, Conn. (AP) -- Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has found himself upstaged by a beluga whale during a tourism news conference at the Mystic Aquarium....

Fox News anchor sues Hasbro over toy hamster with her name
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- An anchor for Fox News is suing Hasbro for more than $5 million over a toy hamster that shares her name - and possibly even her resemblance....

Sasquatch sighting! Maine police say Bigfoot artist nabbed
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KENNEBUNK, Maine (AP) -- Authorities have nabbed a man who's accused of spray-painting images of Sasquatch on public property in Kennebunk, Maine....

China enlists monkeys to keep birds from spoiling big parade
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BEIJING (AP) -- China is leaning on the animal kingdom - including a squad of nest-wrecking monkeys - to ensure its military parade commemorating the end of World War II goes smoothly....

Police: Man huffed keyboard spray after crash as cop watched
TOPSHAM, Maine (AP) -- Police say a Maine man crashed his SUV into a guardrail on an interstate and then inhaled computer keyboard cleaner in front of the officer who pulled him over....