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National Grid to use 'noise cannon' to scare away crowsNational Grid is bringing in a cannon to scare away the hundreds of crows that have been hanging around an electrical substation in Massachusetts
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Man crashes pickup truck into Mississippi courthouseA man has been arrested after he drove his pickup truck into a courthouse in Mississippi
The Associated Press17 hours ago
'Unusual air activity' over Ireland sparks investigationIrish aviation officials are investigating reports of bright lights moving quickly in the skies over Ireland
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Runaway elephant returned to upstate New York sanctuaryAn elephant that was burned by napalm during the Vietnam War has been returned to an upstate New York animal sanctuary after taking a late-night stroll
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Trapper captures record-setting python in EvergladesOfficials say a Florida trapper has captured a record-setting python as part of a program to remove the invasive species from the Everglades
The Associated Press3 days ago
A Ryanair plane sits on the tarmac at the Bordeaux-Merignac airport in southwestern France, after being impounded by French authorities, Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. Storms, strikes, computer failures _ you can now add "your plane has been seized by the government" to the list of things that can delay your flight. (AP Photo)
France seizes jet at takeoff after Ryanair doesn't pay billIn France, 149 passengers were preparing to take off for London when French authorities ordered their Ryanair Boeing 737 impounded. The reason? The budget carrier owed money.
The Associated Press4 days ago
Animal control officers, nearby helpers catch loose chickenA Maine animal control officer had been on a mission to find a loose chicken when he decided to whack a few branches, exposing a black fowl lurking below
The Associated Press4 days ago
Alaska man sentenced for faking death to avoid prison termA commercial fisherman who faked his death to avoid incarceration for a sexual assault has been sentenced to two and a half years in prison
The Associated Press5 days ago
In this Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018 image provided by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), an escaped pet Asian water monitor lizard is shown after it was captured. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said Thursday the Asian water monitor lizard measures over 8 feet (2.5 meters) long. (Eric Suarez/Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission via AP)
Officers catch huge lizard that terrified Florida neighborsFlorida authorities have caught a huge lizard that has terrified residents of a suburban Miami neighborhood for months
The Associated Press5 days ago
Bond between donkey, emu may make adoption difficultA North Carolina animal shelter says the close bond between a donkey and an emu may complicate an adoption
The Associated Press5 days ago
A 6-foot-long, 150-pound alligator is seen Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. The alligator, named Catfish, was found in a hot tub by a landlord evicting a tenant in Kansas City, Mo. The tenant, Sean Casey, described the alligator, named Catfish, as "gentle as a puppy." The alligator was removed by animal control workers, and will be temporarily housed at the Monkey Island Rescue and Sanctuary in nearby Greenwood. (Tammy Ljungblad/The Kansas City Star via AP)
Surprise: Large alligator found in Kansas City hot tubAnimal control workers remove large alligator found in the hot tub of a Missouri home
The Associated Press6 days ago
Republican congressional candidate Denver Riggleman is joined by his three daughters center Abby, Lilly and Lauren during an election party in Afton, Va., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Luther Jr.)
GOP candidate called 'Bigfoot erotica' devotee wins raceDespite being labeled a "devotee of Bigfoot erotica," a Republican candidate easily won a closely watched congressional race in Virginia
The Associated Press6 days ago
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