AP - ap.online.headlines.strange http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.strange News Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:39:32 -0500 Texas judge cited after allegedly making obscene gesture Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:26:31 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/01/20/US-ODD-Angry-Judge-Middle-Finger/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD-Angry-Judge-Middle-Finger c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:2de4 EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A state district judge in El Paso is accused of shaking his middle finger at another judge in a fit of anger and now has a court date after being charged with disorderly conduct. Mars investigating Skittles said to be intended for cattle Fri, 20 Jan 2017 16:32:42 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/01/20/US-Skittles-Cattle-Feed/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-Skittles-Cattle-Feed c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:2cb1 NEW YORK (AP) — A mysterious Skittles spill on a rural highway in Wisconsin is taking another twist, with Mars Inc. saying it doesn't know why the discarded candy might have been headed to become cattle feed. Rotting radishes stinking up Pennsylvania town Fri, 20 Jan 2017 09:24:58 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/01/20/US-ODD-Stinking.Radishes/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD-Stinking.Radishes c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:2bf8 JERSEY SHORE, Pa. (AP) — A television station has found the reason one central Pennsylvania town stinks: a field of decaying radishes. Florida man's message in bottle turns up 34 years later Fri, 20 Jan 2017 11:47:37 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/01/20/US-ODD--Message.in.a.Bottle/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD--Message.in.a.Bottle c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:2c5f PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — It took about 34 years, but a sailor finally got a response to a message he stuffed into a plastic bottle and tossed into the Atlantic Ocean. Driver clocked at 91 mph in snowstorm wanted new car stereo Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:20:01 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/01/18/US-Snowstorm-Speeding-Charge/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-Snowstorm-Speeding-Charge c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:2122 CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire State Police say a driver clocked at 91 mph during a snowstorm said she was late for an appointment to have a new car stereo installed. How low? 'Limbo Queen' slips under airport bench on layover Fri, 20 Jan 2017 09:49:41 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/01/20/US-ODD--Airport.Limbo/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD--Airport.Limbo c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:2bea PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A record-setting limbo dancer gave Philadelphia airport passengers some free entertainment this week when she scooted under a bench at a terminal. Passengers scream as Florida alligator leaps into airboat Fri, 20 Jan 2017 07:19:38 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/01/20/US-ODD--Leaping.Gator/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD--Leaping.Gator c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:2bcd MIAMI (AP) — A Missouri couple vacationing in Florida had a close encounter with an alligator when it leapt into their airboat and became wedged in the boat's railing. Montana beekeeper stung by beehive thieves in California Thu, 19 Jan 2017 18:16:13 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/01/19/US--Bees.Stolen/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Bees.Stolen c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:26cd GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana beekeeper says thieves got away with 488 beehives he had taken to California to pollinate almond trees. 'The Hobbit' book returned after 38-year unexpected journey Fri, 20 Jan 2017 08:41:19 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/01/20/US--Overdue.Hobbit.Returned/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Overdue.Hobbit.Returned c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:2be0 ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — A hardbound edition of "The Hobbit" is back on the shelves at a New York library nearly 40 years after it was checked out by a reader who traveled the world as a Marine. Foreclosed mall once valued at $190M is auctioned for $100 Wed, 18 Jan 2017 19:58:32 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/01/18/US--Mall.Foreclosure.Sale/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Mall.Foreclosure.Sale c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:2110 TARENTUM, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania mall that was foreclosed on after its owners failed to repay $143 million has been auctioned off for $100. Addictive post: Police say men advertised heroin on Facebook Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:20:02 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/01/19/US--Facebook.Heroin/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Facebook.Heroin c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:26b1 ATLANTA (AP) — Federal prosecutors say four men who advertised heroin for sale on Facebook have been convicted of conspiracy to deal drugs in Atlanta. Jail time for Massachusetts women who bit off officer's ear Thu, 19 Jan 2017 10:17:05 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/01/19/US--Officer-Ear.Bitten.Off/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Officer-Ear.Bitten.Off c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:25d9 SALEM, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts woman who bit off a portion of a rookie police officer's ear during her arrest outside a bar has been sentenced to four years in jail. Policeman rescues injured owl in road; 2nd time in 3 months Thu, 19 Jan 2017 07:40:15 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/01/19/US--Owl.Rescue/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Owl.Rescue c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:256c WHATELY, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts police sergeant is being credited with rescuing an injured owl for the second time in three months. Coffee and a slice? 7-Eleven launches breakfast pizza Wed, 18 Jan 2017 08:04:08 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/01/18/US--ODD-Breakfast.Pizza/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--ODD-Breakfast.Pizza c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:1f20 IRVING, Texas (AP) — 7-Eleven is offering a breakfast pizza. Video of giant alligator draws crowds to Florida preserve Wed, 18 Jan 2017 07:25:52 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/01/18/US--Big.Alligator/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Big.Alligator c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:1ef2 LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Video of a massive alligator caught walking through a Florida nature reserve in front of stunned onlookers has prompted crowds of people hoping to catch their own glimpse. AP PHOTOS: Town fest sees thief figure pelted with turnips Thu, 19 Jan 2017 14:40:51 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/01/19/EU--Spain-Turnip.Throwing-Photo.Gallery/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_EU--Spain-Turnip.Throwing-Photo.Gallery c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:2706 PIORNAL, Spain (AP) — Dozens of people ran through the streets of this tiny southwestern Spanish town Thursday trying to pelt a beast-like figure representing a farm thief with, appropriately, tons of turnips. Raccoons recover at California zoo after cross-country ride Wed, 18 Jan 2017 21:23:52 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/01/19/US--ODD-Raccoons-Cross-Country.Ride/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--ODD-Raccoons-Cross-Country.Ride c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:220f OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Baby raccoons that inadvertently hitched a cross-country ride to Northern California are recovering at the Oakland Zoo. Going bananas? Israeli zoo scrambles to find missing monkey Tue, 17 Jan 2017 07:05:32 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/01/17/ML-ODD--Israel-Monkey.Business/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_ML-ODD--Israel-Monkey.Business c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:1955 JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's largest zoo is scrambling to find a monkey who swung out of a tree and escaped from the wildlife park near Tel Aviv. NJ brewery honors Villanova University's 175th anniversary Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:38:49 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/01/17/US--Villanova.Beer-Cape.May.Brewing/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Villanova.Beer-Cape.May.Brewing c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:19ad CAPE MAY, N.J. (AP) — The co-owners of New Jersey's Cape May Brewing Company are honoring the 175th anniversary of their alma mater with a uniquely named commemorative brew. Cutest captain: Sea lion caught in fishing gear hops on boat Sun, 15 Jan 2017 14:48:26 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/01/15/US--Sea.Lion.Aboard.Boat/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Sea.Lion.Aboard.Boat c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:1088 NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Officials say a juvenile sea lion was so happy to be rescued after getting hooked by fishing gear off Southern California, it jumped into a Coast Guard boat.