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The Kuro taste: Peppery tang and hint of squid ink
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TOKYO (AP) -- The first Kuro, or black, burger had a black bun and sauce. Last year's edition, the Kuro Ninja, added a slice of (non-black) bacon to the signature black components. Now Burger King Japan is going black on black....

Ig Nobel winner: Using pork to stop nosebleeds
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BOSTON (AP) -- There's some truth to the effectiveness of folk remedies and old wives' tales when it comes to serious medical issues, according to findings by a team from Detroit Medical Center....

Winners of the 2014 Ig Nobel Awards
The 2014 Ig Nobel winners, awarded Thursday at Harvard University by the Annals of Improbable Research magazine:...

Dog found in Oregon heading back to Pennsylvania
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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Gidget is going back to Pennsylvania....

46 years later, owner to get stolen Jaguar back
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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Forty-six years ago Ivan Schneider, successful Manhattan lawyer, bought himself the Jaguar convertible that would feature in a most unusual tale of unrequited love....

Skunk with head stuck in beer can rescued in Ohio
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OXFORD, Ohio (AP) -- A skunk with a beer can stuck on its head had to be rescued near a fraternity house in southwestern Ohio....

Police: Lonely man made repeated 911 calls
HARRISON CITY, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man has been charged with making three 911 calls to report bogus emergencies simply because he was lonely and wanted paramedics to show up....

Leaking lime juice sends responders to cargo jet
KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) -- A mysterious liquid leaking on a cargo jet sent emergency responders to the island that is home to the Ketchikan, Alaska, airport....

Police: Video shows man used banana to rob store
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police in Philadelphia say a man used a banana he swiped from a convenience store counter to simulate a gun while he robbed the place....

Police: Man caused $14K damage by doing doughnuts
BUTLER, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a Pennsylvania man caused more than $14,000 damage to several other vehicles when he took a dare to do a "doughnut" with his pickup truck in a bar parking lot....