AP - ap.online.headlines.strange http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.strange News Mon, 20 Feb 2017 11:39:42 -0500 Trump wigs in big demand for Austrian carnival-goers Mon, 20 Feb 2017 11:19:26 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/02/20/EU-ODD--Austria-Trump.Wigs/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_EU-ODD--Austria-Trump.Wigs c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:-2129 VIENNA (AP) — Just about everyone wants to be Donald Trump this Carnival season in Austria — so much so that some costume rental shops have run out of wigs miming the U.S. president's signature hairstyle. Misspelled note on pickup apologizes for 'anger isusesh' Sun, 19 Feb 2017 18:42:41 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/02/19/CO-ODD--Anger.Issues/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_CO-ODD--Anger.Issues c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:-244a CARBONDALE, Colo. (AP) — Police in western Colorado say a man battered somebody else's pickup with a baseball bat and then left a note acknowledging he had anger issues. Joggers in bras, panties, briefs raise money for sick kids Sat, 18 Feb 2017 21:08:51 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/02/18/US-ODD--Cupid_s.Undie.Run/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD--Cupid_s.Undie.Run c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:-2a5d PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Some joggers weren't joking when they said they were going out for a "brief run." Cops warn of cows trying to sell dairy products after escape Mon, 20 Feb 2017 01:19:56 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/02/20/US-ODD-Cattle-Escape/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD-Cattle-Escape c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:-2221 SUFFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Police in a Connecticut town are reminding people to not open their doors to "any unfamiliar cattle" after a pair of cows escaped from their pen and were found near the front door of a home a couple of houses away. Biologists find weird cave life that may be 50,000 years old Sat, 18 Feb 2017 01:30:08 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/02/18/US-SCI--Extreme.Life/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-SCI--Extreme.Life c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:-2cae BOSTON (AP) — In a Mexican cave system so beautiful and hot that it is called both Fairyland and hell, scientists have discovered life trapped in crystals that could be 50,000 years old. Milano Vice? Palm trees near Milan's cathedral spark debate Fri, 17 Feb 2017 15:59:48 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/02/17/EU-Italy-Milan-Palm-Trees/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_EU-Italy-Milan-Palm-Trees c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:-2f54 MILAN (AP) — The appearance of an oasis of palm trees opposite Milan's gothic-era Duomo Cathedral has spawned a vibrant public debate. NY woman hits half-court shot, then gets marriage proposal Fri, 17 Feb 2017 19:32:24 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/02/17/US--Half-Court.Shot-Engagement/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Half-Court.Shot-Engagement c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:-3142 ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — It was quite a night for a New York state college basketball fan who made a half-court shot to win a $500 gift card and received a marriage proposal seconds later. Columbia University accidentally sends acceptance notices Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:42:45 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/02/17/US--Accidental.Acceptance/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Accidental.Acceptance c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:-3039 NEW YORK (AP) — Columbia University says it's strengthening its procedures after it accidentally sent acceptance notices to 277 prospective students and then recalled them. Thimble tossed! Game piece voted out of Monopoly board game Thu, 16 Feb 2017 10:28:51 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/02/16/US--Monopoly-No.Thimble/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Monopoly-No.Thimble c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:-37aa ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — You can still pass "Go" and collect $200 on the Monopoly board, but you soon won't be able to do it with the thimble game piece. Man practicing Parkour falls 40 feet down chimney in Denver Sat, 18 Feb 2017 20:14:08 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/02/18/US--Parkour.Mishap/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Parkour.Mishap c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:-293a DENVER (AP) — A 26-year-old man says he was making an action video with friends when he fell 40 feet down the chimney of a downtown Denver apartment building. 11-foot python slithers into South Florida student's car Fri, 17 Feb 2017 07:46:00 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/02/17/US-ODD--Python.In.Car/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD--Python.In.Car c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:-3174 DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — A South Florida college student says he was startled when he saw a large snake crawl under his roommate's car. Christie calls Phillies fan bitter; mayor calls him a bully Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:40:38 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/02/17/US--Christie-Phillies/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Christie-Phillies c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:-3087 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia's mayor is coming to the city's defense against New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. Woman accused of performing sex act in courthouse arrested Thu, 16 Feb 2017 12:21:33 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/02/16/US--Courthouse.Sex.Act-Arrest/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Courthouse.Sex.Act-Arrest c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:-36ed JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say they've arrested a 26-year-old woman accused of performing a sex act inside a Florida courthouse and then posting a video online. Vienna cafe bills patrons to charge cellphones over drinks Thu, 16 Feb 2017 13:07:16 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/02/16/EU--Austria-Charged.for.Charging/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_EU--Austria-Charged.for.Charging c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:-36c0 VIENNA (AP) — A Viennese cafe owner has a message for customers who dawdle over drinks while charging their cellphones: Pay up. Cheeky tribute: Patriots fan gets Brady tattoo on backside Thu, 16 Feb 2017 11:16:07 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/02/16/US-ODD--Brady-Butt.Tattoo/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD--Brady-Butt.Tattoo c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:-375d BOSTON (AP) — Several people came into Boston Barber & Tattoo Co. on the day of New England Patriots Super Bowl victory parade seeking team tattoos, but one request was a little cheekier than the others. Joey, the indoor pet squirrel, guards home against burglary Thu, 16 Feb 2017 15:15:59 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/02/16/US-ODD--Squirrel.Goes.Nuts/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD--Squirrel.Goes.Nuts c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:-3723 MERIDIAN, Idaho (AP) — A pet squirrel named Joey prevented a burglary attempt in Idaho last week by scratching the teen suspect when he tried to break into a gun safe, police said. Jeans get governor booted from North Dakota Senate's floor Thu, 16 Feb 2017 14:35:10 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/02/16/US--North.Dakota-Governor_s.Jeans/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--North.Dakota-Governor_s.Jeans c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:-3757 BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum's preference for wearing jeans got him booted from the state Senate's floor. Pastafarian colander pic strains legality for Dutch license Wed, 15 Feb 2017 13:39:11 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/02/15/EU--Netherlands-Pastafarian/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_EU--Netherlands-Pastafarian c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:-3d28 THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch court has upheld a mayor's refusal to issue a driver's license to a man who submitted a photo of himself wearing a colander on his head. Albanian police find ton of marijuana hidden under house Thu, 16 Feb 2017 11:13:30 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/02/16/EU-Albania-Cannabis/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_EU-Albania-Cannabis c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:-373f TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albanian police say they have arrested a man who allegedly had 1.25 metric tons (1.38 tons) of dried cannabis hidden under his house. City police commissioner gets parking ticket, and pays up Wed, 15 Feb 2017 16:35:40 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/02/15/US--Police.Commissioner-Parking.Ticket/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Police.Commissioner-Parking.Ticket c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:-3c6b PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In Philadelphia, no one escapes the scrutiny of the parking authority — not even the city's police commissioner.