AP - ap.online.headlines.strange http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.strange News Tue, 28 Mar 2017 08:59:35 -0400 Four-legged fugitives take free rein on a California highway Mon, 27 Mar 2017 22:16:27 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/03/27/US--Horse.on.Highway/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Horse.on.Highway c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-2f6d WALNUT CREEK, Calif. (AP) — That mustang in the rearview mirror turned out to be a real horse running on a Northern California highway — followed by a mule. J is not OK _ Swiss court nixes letter as baby's name Tue, 28 Mar 2017 07:55:57 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/03/28/EU-ODD--Switzerland-No.J/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_EU-ODD--Switzerland-No.J c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-2b92 BERLIN (AP) — J is not OK — as a name, that is, according to a Swiss court. Teens wearing leggings barred from United flight Sun, 26 Mar 2017 18:47:08 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/03/26/US--Leggings-United.Airlines/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Leggings-United.Airlines c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-33ac DENVER (AP) — Two teenage girls were barred by a gate agent from boarding a United Airlines flight from Denver to Minneapolis on Sunday because they were wearing leggings, according to a spokesman for the airline. 101-year-old resident attends borough's centennial party Mon, 27 Mar 2017 22:16:23 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/03/27/US--Resident.Older.Than.Centennial/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Resident.Older.Than.Centennial c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-30c9 DUPONT, Pa. (AP) — A 101-year-old woman was on hand to celebrate the centennial of the Pennsylvania borough where she has always lived. New Jersey man gets wish, returns to work on 100th birthday Tue, 28 Mar 2017 07:51:09 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/03/28/US--Centenarian.Returns.To.Work/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Centenarian.Returns.To.Work c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-2b91 CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man wanted only one thing for his 100th birthday. Bill Hansen wanted to return to his old job. Police cite Massachusetts sixth-grader for trespassing Sun, 26 Mar 2017 16:31:05 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/03/26/US--Trespassing.Tween/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Trespassing.Tween c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-34c7 WEST HARWICH, Mass. (AP) — Police in Massachusetts served a sixth-grader with no-trespass orders after neighbors grew wary of the girl cutting through their properties to get to and from her school bus stop. Man carrying a sword, dressed as Joker arrested in Virginia Sat, 25 Mar 2017 20:19:51 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/03/25/US-ODD--Joker.Outfit-Arrest/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD--Joker.Outfit-Arrest c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-3a0b WINCHESTER, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia have arrested a man who was dressed as comic book villain the Joker and reportedly carrying a sword. Idaho woman says she crashed because she saw a sasquatch Sun, 26 Mar 2017 07:22:09 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/03/25/ID--Bigfoot.Crash/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_ID--Bigfoot.Crash c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-3832 MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — A northern Idaho woman told police she crashed into a deer because she was distracted by a sasquatch in her rearview mirror. Elderly couple on wrong flight; end up in NY, not Michigan Sat, 25 Mar 2017 14:30:00 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/03/25/US-ODD--Elderly.Passengers-Flight.Mix-up/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD--Elderly.Passengers-Flight.Mix-up c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-38b1 FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A 96-year-old woman and an 89-year-old man were wheeled to the wrong gate at a South Florida airport and ended up on a flight to upstate New York instead of Michigan. Police: Florida man cited for eating pancakes in the street Sat, 25 Mar 2017 07:16:56 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/03/25/US--Pancakes-Traffic/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Pancakes-Traffic c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-3928 LAKEWOOD, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say they've charged a Florida man recorded on video sitting in the street eating pancakes. Spain: Drug dealers use fake bananas to transport cocaine Sun, 26 Mar 2017 06:06:50 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/03/26/EU--Spain-Banana.Bust/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_EU--Spain-Banana.Bust c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-3517 MADRID (AP) — Spanish police have arrested two men for allegedly transporting large quantities of cocaine inside fake bananas. Canada pulls vehicle license plate deemed offensive Sat, 25 Mar 2017 07:16:50 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/03/25/CN-ODD--Canada-License.Plate/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_CN-ODD--Canada-License.Plate c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-3929 HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) — A Canadian provincial government has withdrawn a man's eponymous personalized vehicle license plate, saying Lorne Grabher's surname is offensive to women when viewed on his car bumper. California Guard helps Sierra town remove huge snowpack Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:15:04 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/03/24/US-ODD--Mammoth.Snow/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD--Mammoth.Snow c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-3e16 MAMMOTH LAKES, Calif. (AP) — The Eastern Sierra town of Mammoth Lakes got so much snow this winter that it had to get removal help from the California National Guard. Exotic African hybrid cat roaming New Jersey streets caught Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:13:59 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/03/24/US--Savannah.Cat.Found/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Savannah.Cat.Found c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-3ee1 PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — Authorities in New Jersey say they captured a large exotic cat that was wandering Paterson streets. Podiatrist who set free throws world record dies at 94 Sun, 26 Mar 2017 06:02:20 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/03/25/US--Obit-Free.Throw.Shooter/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Obit-Free.Throw.Shooter c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-3755 LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A California podiatrist who made history when he shot 2,750 consecutive free throws has died. He was 94. Zoo plan for baby hippo: More independence, nix lap naps Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:01:59 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/03/24/US--Zoo-Baby.Hippo/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Zoo-Baby.Hippo c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-3ebe CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Zoo says its premature baby hippo, Fiona, is getting more independent and now tops 100 pounds (45.36 kilograms), meaning her days of napping on her human caretakers' laps are dwindling. Suspect in Massachusetts liquor store robbery found sleeping Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:44:36 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/03/23/US-Sleeping-Suspect/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-Sleeping-Suspect c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-4442 PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Police in Massachusetts didn't have to look far for a suspect in the knifepoint robbery of a Pittsfield liquor store. Troopers: National Guard Humvee stolen from Ohio armory Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:58:57 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/03/24/US--National.Guard-Humvee.Stolen/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--National.Guard-Humvee.Stolen c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-3e90 STOW, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in Ohio are still on the hunt for a Humvee swiped from an Ohio National Guard Armory. Mindy Kaling's Newark joke leads to dinner with Cory Booker Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:53:18 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/03/24/US--Cory.Booker-Mindy.Kaling/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Cory.Booker-Mindy.Kaling c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-3d9e NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A joke about Newark, New Jersey, on "The Mindy Project" led to dinner plans between U.S. Sen. Cory Booker and star Mindy Kaling. 'Town That Garbage Built' for sale in Pennsylvania for $1.5M Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:39:36 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2017/03/23/US-ODD--Town.For.Sale/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD--Town.For.Sale c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:-4421 REDUCTION, Pa. (AP) — "The Town That Garbage Built" is up for sale.