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AP Top Strange News at 11:47 a.m. EDT

It's so hot in New York that manure is bursting into flames
THROOP, N.Y. (AP) -- How hot is it in upstate New York? So hot that horse manure is bursting into flames....

GPS tells driver to turn around; car ends up almost vertical
MENDON, Vt. (AP) -- Police in Vermont say a car ended up almost vertical when the driver swerved quickly in response to her GPS ordering her to "turn around."...

He's a skydiver working with a net _ but no parachute
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SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) -- He's made 18,000 parachute jumps, helped train some of the world's most elite skydivers, done some of the stunts for "Ironman 3." But the plunge Luke Aikins knows he'll be remembered for is the one he's making without a parachute. Or a wingsuit....





Police: Bridal shop co-owner stood naked in store window
ZELIENOPLE, Pa. (AP) -- The co-owner of a bridal shop has been charged with indecent exposure after three women reported him standing naked next to mannequins in the store's display window....

Oregon State Fair to feature marijuana
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- A new crop will be featured at the Oregon State Fair this year: marijuana....

Circus acrobats tie the knot on tightrope during show
HOUSTON (AP) -- Two circus acrobats tied the knot on a tightrope during a performance in Houston....

Norway mulls giving mountain peak to Finland
HELSINKI (AP) -- Norway is considering moving a mountain - or at least its peak - to neighboring Finland....

Officials at historic tourist spot warn of 'fake monk mafia'
BOSTON (AP) -- Visitors to one of Boston's top tourist destinations are being asked not to give money to what officials have dubbed "the fake monk mafia."...

Michigan biker nabbed after Facebook post about eluding cops
LAKE ORION, Mich. (AP) -- A suburban Detroit motorcyclist was apparently fast enough to leave police in the dust during a chase, but not swift enough to stop from bragging about it on Facebook....

Butter sculpture offers Cavs fans new way to savor NBA title
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Fans of the Cleveland Cavaliers now have a new way to savor the team's NBA title....