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Naked man rescued after getting stuck on Florida drawbridge
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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- Firefighters in Florida have rescued a naked man trapped on a raised drawbridge....

Polish brown bear crosses borders, highway, seeking mate
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- A Polish brown bear went a wooing, little knowing that scientists were following all the way....

Campaign worker sends fake news release saying foe left race
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- A campaign worker for a New Hampshire House hopeful has been charged with a felony for sending out a fake news release saying the opponent had dropped out of the race....

Giant hole forms at entrance of Missouri golf course
BRANSON, Mo. (AP) -- A big sinkhole discovered Friday near the driving range of a southwest Missouri golf course is attracting the attention of geological experts....

Suit: Competitor's smiley face cookies 'confusingly similar'
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PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The cookies may be smiling, but the restaurants are not....

Man evades police, then caught while returning for lost hat
EASTLAKE, Ohio (AP) -- An 18-year-old had successfully eluded officers in northeast Ohio, but a search for his missing hat led him back into the hands of police....

Man in scuba gear gets warning after causing restaurant stir
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) -- Police say a belligerent man dressed in scuba gear caused a stir at a northern Michigan fast food restaurant....

Large stuffed tiger atop SUV generates 911 call
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CAMAS, Wash. (AP) -- The sight of a stuffed tiger - a very large stuffed tiger - lashed to the top of an SUV cruising around a southwest Washington lake was enough to generate a 911 call from someone who apparently thought it was real....

Police seek man who swiped nearly $3K bottle of cognac
LINDEN, N.J. (AP) -- Police in central New Jersey are seeking a thief who apparently appreciates the finer things in life....

Bone Thugs-n-Harmony rapper helps driver in diabetic shock
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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) -- Rapper Layzie Bone of the Grammy Award-winning group Bone Thugs-n-Harmony helped a driver who went into diabetic shock and nearly ran into the performer's vehicle in Wyoming....