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Police investigating how 2 American flags were replaced with white flags atop Brooklyn Bridge

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NEW YORK (AP) -- Police are searching for four or five people they believe scaled to the top of the Brooklyn Bridge's two towers in the dead of night, disabled lights illuminating two large American flags and then replaced the flags with bleached-white ones....

Rhyming judge convicts Oregon man of stealing puppy at gunpoint
OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) -- An Oregon man accused of stealing an English bulldog puppy at gunpoint was convicted of the crime by a judge who left him with a rhyme....

Isn't it a pity: George Harrison tree in Los Angeles killed by beetles; will be replanted

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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A tree planted in Los Angeles to honor former Beatle George Harrison has been killed - by beetles....




Snake in a lake? Hunt is on after reports of a 16-foot-long anaconda in New Jersey waters
JEFFERSON, N.J. (AP) -- Reports of a 16-foot-long exotic snake - possibly an anaconda - slithering through New Jersey's largest lake have stoked fears among residents and led to searches and questions about what exactly is in the water....

Iconic, 170-foot ketchup bottle for sale in southwestern Illinois

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BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) -- Would you relish having a towering ketchup bottle? That emblem of roadside Americana could be yours if you fork over enough money....

New York real estate heir who was acquitted in Texas killing charged with urinating on candy

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HOUSTON (AP) -- A New York City real estate heir who admitted killing his neighbor a decade ago in Texas is facing a new charge in Houston that accuses him of urinating on candy at a drug store....

Nebraska couple marries among living, dead in Omaha's largest cemetery
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- A Nebraska couple chose an unusual venue for their wedding: the largest cemetery in Omaha....

Driver stops in median to help ducklings, gets ticket from New Hampshire State Police
NEWFIELDS, N.H. (AP) -- A New Hampshire woman who called police after stopping in a highway median to help some stranded ducklings plans to fight a $44 ticket....

Buds of the museum: First recreational marijuana sold legally in Seattle donated for display

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SEATTLE (AP) -- The first recreational marijuana sold legally in Seattle will be put on display at the city's Museum of History and Industry after a woman donated part of her purchase Tuesday....

Authorities: Man fleeing from Miss. traffic stop runs unwittingly into law enforcement academy
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) -- Police say a man who fled from a Mississippi traffic stop was apparently so focused on getting away he unknowingly ran into a law enforcement academy....

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