AP - ap.online.headlines.strange http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.strange News Tue, 30 Jun 2015 19:07:11 -0400 Don't blink or you might miss the leap second on Tuesday Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:43:12 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/06/30/US-SCI--Leap.Second/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-SCI--Leap.Second c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1b6bde98:14e3fb4d30b:-75ee Tuesday lasts a wee bit longer — by a second. Grenade-shaped perfume bottle leads to courthouse evacuation Tue, 30 Jun 2015 18:48:55 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/06/30/US--Courthouse.Evacuated/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Courthouse.Evacuated c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1b6bde98:14e3fb4d30b:-75ae CINCINNATI (AP) — A suspicious item that prompted a Cincinnati courthouse evacuation turned out to be a perfume bottle shaped like a World War II grenade. Man jailed for not paying $749 fare for 300-mile cab ride Tue, 30 Jun 2015 12:59:24 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/06/30/US--Cross-State.Taxi.Ride/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Cross-State.Taxi.Ride c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1b6bde98:14e3fb4d30b:-774b UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Police say a man who took a 300-mile cab ride across Pennsylvania to surprise his fiancee has been jailed because he couldn't pay the $749 fare. For sale: Former prison with mountain view, sleeps hundreds Tue, 30 Jun 2015 12:59:25 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/06/30/US--Prison.Closings-Sale/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Prison.Closings-Sale c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1b6bde98:14e3fb4d30b:-773b MOREAU, N.Y. (AP) — For sale: A 325-acre New York property containing more than 100 structures atop a mountain offering spectacular views. Sleeps hundreds. Pennsylvania track to start races earlier to avoid deer Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:55:54 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/06/30/US-ODD--Racetrack_s.Deer.Problem/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD--Racetrack_s.Deer.Problem c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1b6bde98:14e3fb4d30b:-774a ERIE, Pa. (AP) — Deer, not deuces, are wild at Presque Isle Downs and Casino, and the racetrack is making changes to get its horses back in the starting gate. 4th set of triplets delivered at California hospital Tue, 30 Jun 2015 12:28:10 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/06/30/US--Triplets-Fourth.Set/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Triplets-Fourth.Set c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1b6bde98:14e3fb4d30b:-7646 FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Doctors at a Central California hospital have delivered a fourth set of triplets in the last four weeks. Maine woman pleads guilty to stealing wreaths from cemetery Tue, 30 Jun 2015 09:54:10 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/06/30/US--Wreaths.Stolen/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Wreaths.Stolen c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1b6bde98:14e3fb4d30b:-7798 ALFRED, Maine (AP) — A Maine woman has pleaded guilty to stealing Christmas wreaths and arrangements from grave sites in a Saco cemetery to decorate her own properties during the holidays. Man forgets glasses, mistakenly buys winning lottery ticket Mon, 29 Jun 2015 08:26:13 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/06/29/US--Man.Accidentally.Wins.Lottery/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Man.Accidentally.Wins.Lottery c9d8ec1afb93944a:37d6e88e:14e02ec230a:-3981 FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — A man in southwestern Connecticut who mistakenly bought the wrong lottery ticket is $30,000 wealthier. Police: Man in stolen car gets lost, runs out of gas Mon, 29 Jun 2015 08:26:14 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/06/29/US--Lost.Stolen.Car/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Lost.Stolen.Car c9d8ec1afb93944a:37d6e88e:14e02ec230a:-3970 PLAINFIELD, Pa. (AP) — Police say a New York City man driving a stolen car took the wrong road and ended up lost and without gas in Pennsylvania. Bees swarm from truck crash near Washington-Idaho border Sun, 28 Jun 2015 19:11:16 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/06/28/US-ODD.-Bee.Highway.Crash/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD.-Bee.Highway.Crash c9d8ec1afb93944a:37d6e88e:14e02ec230a:-3b61 COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — Authorities say bees are swarming near the Washington-Idaho border after a tractor-trailer full of the buzzing insects tipped over, spilling its load on Sunday. Black bear crashes college party, gets collared Sat, 27 Jun 2015 16:22:43 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/06/27/US--Bear.Crashes.College.Party/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Bear.Crashes.College.Party c9d8ec1afb93944a:37d6e88e:14e02ec230a:-40c8 BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — A college party got a little wild when a black bear showed up. Man, 73, rides Ohio roller coaster for 12,000th time Sat, 27 Jun 2015 13:10:31 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/06/27/US--Twelve.Thousand.Coaster.Rides/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Twelve.Thousand.Coaster.Rides c9d8ec1afb93944a:37d6e88e:14e02ec230a:-41f3 MASON, Ohio (AP) — A 73-year-old man has taken his 12,000th ride on his favorite roller coaster at King's Island amusement park in Ohio. Court rails against judge who didn't show for jury duty Fri, 26 Jun 2015 18:10:39 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/06/26/US-ODD--Jury.Duty-Judge/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD--Jury.Duty-Judge c9d8ec1afb93944a:37d6e88e:14e02ec230a:-44cb WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal judge won't punish a Kansas judge who didn't show up for jury duty in federal court. Beekeepers set out to remove a million bees from NY home Fri, 26 Jun 2015 08:14:49 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/06/26/US-ODD--Home-Million.Bees/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD--Home-Million.Bees c9d8ec1afb93944a:37d6e88e:14e02ec230a:-4796 WALLKILL, N.Y. (AP) — Beekeepers have quite the task ahead of them as they remove an estimated 1 million honey bees that have taken up residence at a New York home. Beaver attacks 2 Oregon men who climbed on top of dam Fri, 26 Jun 2015 16:28:15 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/06/26/US--Beaver.Attack/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Beaver.Attack c9d8ec1afb93944a:37d6e88e:14e02ec230a:-4586 BEND, Ore. (AP) — A beaver protecting its dam attacked two central Oregon men, who fell into a river and got taken to the hospital. Woman, 88, charged with assaulting officer at wrong address Fri, 26 Jun 2015 18:02:55 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/06/26/US--Elderly.Woman-Officer.Assault/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Elderly.Woman-Officer.Assault c9d8ec1afb93944a:37d6e88e:14e02ec230a:-44ee PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — An 88-year-old woman has been charged with assaulting police who responded to her western Massachusetts home, which turned out to be the wrong address. Ex-homeless man with golden voice: I'm running for president Thu, 25 Jun 2015 16:52:23 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/06/25/US--Internet.Star-Presidential.Run/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Internet.Star-Presidential.Run c9d8ec1afb93944a:37d6e88e:14e02ec230a:-4d5c COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A once-homeless Ohio man whose smooth radio voice made him an Internet sensation says he's running for president as an independent. Iowa man scratches off 2 winners in 1 day: $100,000 and $930 Thu, 25 Jun 2015 16:16:20 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/06/25/US-ODD--Two.Winners-One.Day/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD--Two.Winners-One.Day c9d8ec1afb93944a:37d6e88e:14e02ec230a:-4e9b DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — A 75-year-old Dubuque man has scratched off two winning tickets in one day. Deformed mutt is crowned World's Ugliest Dog Sat, 27 Jun 2015 16:01:00 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/06/27/US-ODD-World_s-Ugliest-Dog/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD-World_s-Ugliest-Dog c9d8ec1afb93944a:37d6e88e:14e02ec230a:-40b2 PETALUMA, Calif. (AP) — A 10-year-old mutt named Quasi Modo, whose spinal birth defects left her a bit hunchbacked, is the winner of this year's World's Ugliest Dog contest. Whirlpool forms near spillway on Texas-Oklahoma border Thu, 25 Jun 2015 18:33:39 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/06/25/US-Lake-Texoma-Whirlpool/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-Lake-Texoma-Whirlpool c9d8ec1afb93944a:37d6e88e:14e02ec230a:-4c56 DENISON, Texas (AP) — Water draining into the spillway on a lake along the Texas-Oklahoma border has formed a whirlpool.