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Snake wrapped around armrest halts Japanese 'bullet' train
TOKYO (AP) -- A passenger spotted a snake curled around the armrest of another passenger's seat on a Japanese Shinkansen "bullet" train on Monday, forcing the train to make an unscheduled stop....
Long dog-gone trip: Florida pooch travels to Boston and back
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- A Pyrenees mix named Apollo is back home in Florida after a journey that took him to the Boston area....
Police: Woman robs Arby's restaurant, flees in taxi cab
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- A Florida woman faces armed robbery charges after police say she robbed an Arby's restaurant in Gainesville and then hailed a cab to get away....
Austrian customs officials find human intestines in luggage
VIENNA (AP) -- Austrian customs officials are used to finding unusual items in travelers' luggage. But human intestines were not on their list - until now....
Drone to the face doesn't stop Bone Thugs-n-Harmony show
VICTORVILLE, Calif. (AP) -- The hip-hop rhythms of Bone Thugs-n-Harmony are too fierce to be stopped. Even by a drone to the face....
Bear at Polish zoo finds WWII mortar grenade
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- Taking a toy from a bear can be dangerous, especially when the toy is a mortar grenade....
Swooping, gliding over the Alps at free-flight festival
SAINT HILAIRE DU TOUVET, France (AP) -- In wild costumes, wingsuits and even home-made flying machines, thousands of people are gliding through the French Alps in the world's oldest free-flight festival....
Driver caught using mannequin to drive in carpool lane
Alaska council to vote on cat leash law
KENAI, Alaska (AP) -- Cats will need leashes just like dogs if a proposal before the Kenai council wins approval....
Hold your nose: Stinky corpse flower blooms in New Hampshire
HANOVER, N.H. (AP) -- A flower that got its nickname from its putrid smell is blooming at Dartmouth College for the first time since 2011....
With a tight election on the line, Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton faced off Monday night in their first presidential debate, a battle emerged as the most hotly anticipated moment in modern US political history. Suspense had been building for weeks, given the huge political stakes of an increasingly competitive election no one knew how the showdown at Hofstra University in New York would unfold.
Will federal expansion of overtime eligibility to white collar workers help or hurt the job market in the United States?