AP - ap.online.headlines.strange http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.strange News Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:30:08 -0500 Ho ho? Oh, no! It's too warm for Boston holiday wonderland Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:26:31 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2016/12/02/US-ODD--Winter.Market.Postponed/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD--Winter.Market.Postponed c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:7f86 BOSTON (AP) — Santa Claus or Santa Thaws? Macaw poses in man's mug shot after unlucky court appearance Fri, 02 Dec 2016 12:58:06 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2016/12/02/US-ODD--Oregon.Arrest-Macaw/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD--Oregon.Arrest-Macaw c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:7e23 PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A 4-year-old macaw named "Bird" is an instant celebrity after appearing in a posed booking mug shot in Oregon with his unfortunate owner. Man charged with burglary after being stuck in pizzeria vent Fri, 02 Dec 2016 12:46:14 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2016/12/02/US-ODD-Pizza-Vent-Burglary/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD-Pizza-Vent-Burglary c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:7e62 PENFIELD, N.Y. (AP) — A man rescued from an oven vent at a western new York pizzeria is now facing burglary charges. Retiring worker sends exit survey complaints to 2K employees Fri, 02 Dec 2016 10:44:08 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2016/12/02/US--Turnpike.Commission-Sharp.Exit/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Turnpike.Commission-Sharp.Exit c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:7d9a PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A retiring Pennsylvania Turnpike worker decided brutal honesty was the way to go when he filled out an exit survey after a 35-year career. Police: Thief stole 86 lb. bucket of gold flakes worth $1.6M Wed, 30 Nov 2016 12:30:03 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2016/11/30/US--Gold.Flakes.Theft/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Gold.Flakes.Theft c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:6fb0 NEW YORK (AP) — Police in New York City are looking for a quick-thinking thief who stole an 86-pound bucket of gold flakes worth nearly $1.6 million off an armored truck in Manhattan. Homeowner's sign to prostitutes: 'Do not walk by this house' Thu, 01 Dec 2016 14:57:44 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2016/12/01/US--Anti-Prostitution.Sign/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Anti-Prostitution.Sign c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:7859 BLUEFIELD, W.Va. (AP) — Frustrated with the prostitutes who he says walk in front of his home day and night, a West Virginia man has put up signs urging them to take their business elsewhere. New York-made beer to be sold in China starting next year Fri, 02 Dec 2016 08:49:23 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2016/12/02/US--China-I.Love.NY.Beer/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--China-I.Love.NY.Beer c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:7d1e ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Beer brewed in New York and bearing the iconic "I Love NY" logo will be distributed in China starting next year. New York man caught speeding had license suspended 46 times Thu, 01 Dec 2016 09:22:09 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2016/12/01/US--Speeding.Driver-License.Suspension/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Speeding.Driver-License.Suspension c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:7691 CORTLANDVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — A New York man whose driver's license has been suspended nearly four dozen times was arrested for speeding on Interstate 81 south of Syracuse. New York City woman finds lost wedding ring in trash dump Thu, 01 Dec 2016 08:47:04 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2016/12/01/US--Rings.Recovered.From.Dump/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Rings.Recovered.From.Dump c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:7612 NEW YORK (AP) — It took two hours of sifting through more than 200 bags of garbage at a New Jersey trash-transfer station before a New York City woman was reunited with three rings she mistakenly discarded. 53-pound snapping turtle saved from pipe Thu, 01 Dec 2016 07:44:19 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2016/12/01/US--Snapping.Turtle.Rescued/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Snapping.Turtle.Rescued c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:7639 HOUSTON (AP) — A 53-pound snapping turtle is recovering at a Houston wildlife rehabilitation center after fire-rescue crews saved it from a drainage pipe. For environmental dogs, sniffing out doody is their duty Thu, 01 Dec 2016 11:45:23 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2016/12/01/US--Poo-Sniffing.Dogs/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Poo-Sniffing.Dogs c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:76d3 FAIR HAVEN, N.J. (AP) — Some pollution-sniffing dogs at the Jersey shore have shown they're No. 1 at sniffing out No. 2. Wildlife cameras capture photos of jokers dressed as lions Tue, 29 Nov 2016 13:12:36 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2016/11/29/US--Trail.Camera-High.Jinks/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Trail.Camera-High.Jinks c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:68e8 GARDNER, Kan. (AP) — Motion-activated cameras intended to capture images of mountain lions in a Kansas park have instead snapped pictures of pranksters dressed as animals, monsters and Santa Claus. Blame wages and turtle doves: '12 Days' now costs $34,363 Thu, 01 Dec 2016 06:38:38 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2016/12/01/US--Twelve.Days-Costs/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Twelve.Days-Costs c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:7506 PITTSBURGH (AP) — The slow recovery of the U.S. economy is continuing to keep the cost of Christmas — or at least the gifts listed in "The Twelve Days of Christmas" — from spiraling out of control. Friendly otter jumps onto kayak, joins birthday celebration Wed, 30 Nov 2016 21:50:24 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2016/12/01/US--Friendly.Otter/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Friendly.Otter c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:7335 MOSS LANDING, Calif. (AP) — A friendly otter joined a couple celebrating a birthday in Northern California by jumping into one of their kayaks and making itself at home, rolling around and even nibbling on some shoes. Tallow tensions: Vegans want 'fat-free' UK 5-pound bank note Wed, 30 Nov 2016 21:50:24 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2016/11/30/EU-ODD--Britain-Fat.Fiver/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_EU-ODD--Britain-Fat.Fiver c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:6f56 LONDON (AP) — The Bank of England's new plastic 5-pound note is stronger, cleaner and safer — but apparently not suitable for vegetarians. Feds show no 'Love' for New York roadway signs Tue, 29 Nov 2016 10:09:00 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2016/11/29/US-Highway-Sign-Dispute/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-Highway-Sign-Dispute c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:684e ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Federal Highway Administration isn't showing any "Love" for some tourism signs along New York highways. Police seek pair who stole dump truck, dragged away an ATM Wed, 30 Nov 2016 09:08:27 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2016/11/30/US--Stolen.Truck-Stolen.ATM/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Stolen.Truck-Stolen.ATM c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:6eed MOSCOW, Pa. (AP) — Police are searching for two people they say stole a dump truck from a housing development then used it to drag an automatic teller machine out of a grocery store in northeastern Pennsylvania. Town expecting no holiday lights now has a glimmer of hope Tue, 29 Nov 2016 14:52:28 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2016/11/29/US--Town-No.Holiday.Lights/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Town-No.Holiday.Lights c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:68d7 EXETER, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire town that said it wouldn't be decorated with holiday lights this season because of code issues with a utility now has a glimmer of hope. Swedish Christmas goat burns on 50th anniversary Sun, 27 Nov 2016 17:49:18 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2016/11/27/EU--Sweden-Christmas.Goat/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_EU--Sweden-Christmas.Goat c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:5d42 STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden's Christmas Goat — a giant decorative goat made of straw and wood — didn't last long on its 50th anniversary. Campus critters are nuts for Penn State's 'Squirrel Girl' Wed, 30 Nov 2016 18:13:03 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2016/11/30/US--Squirrel.Girl/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Squirrel.Girl c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:70b9 STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State students know her as the Squirrel Whisperer, or even Squirrel Girl. Which suits Mary Krupa just fine.