Oddly Enough Features
Coyote collared after lower Manhattan police chase
NEW YORK (AP) -- A wily coyote is no match for the NYPD....
College's goat- and sheep-guarding donkey has surprise birth
SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) -- The University of Rhode Island may have a new guard for its animal herd after a baby donkey was unexpectedly born....
Manure trade show's slogan contest produces pile of entries
Entries are piling up for a slogan contest being held this year by the North American Manure Expo....
Swedish police on vacation break up fight on New York subway
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton is thanking four Swedish law enforcement officers who broke up a fight on the subway....
WWII-era bomb found on college campus, detonated by military
WRIGHTSTOWN, N.J. (AP) -- The ground shook near a New Jersey military base as an explosives team detonated a 500-pound World War II-era bomb that had been found on the campus of a community college....
Romania: robbers trained to steal jewels, cars detained
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) -- Prosecutors detained 14 people Friday who are suspected of belonging to a network of well-dressed robbers who were trained to rob luxury items in Romania and the European Union....
15 loose buffaloes that crossed New York highway are killed
COEYMANS, N.Y. (AP) -- Fifteen buffaloes that escaped from a farm were intentionally shot and killed Friday after they dashed past a group of police, crossed a major highway and ended up near some schools, authorities said....
Tater tots, comfy couch waylay California burglar
PETALUMA, Calif. (AP) -- Police say a would-be burglar got sidetracked by snacks and a comfy place to snooze, heating up some tater tots and taking a nap on the sofa of the house he broke into....
Thief sneaks ice cream cooler past sleeping store clerk
OAKLAND PARK, Fla. (AP) -- Deputies in Florida say a thief worked for 15 minutes to drag a cooler full of Good Humor ice cream past a sleeping clerk at a gas station near Fort Lauderdale....
Residents help guide geese out of downtown Montana city
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) -- It was no gaggle of geese, but two birds and a baby waddling through a downtown Montana city stopped traffic and brought out the shutterbugs....
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has introduced a bill to reauthorize the bulk collection of phone records under the Patriot Act until 2020. McConnell, and co-sponsor Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr, are finding themselves at odds with colleagues, including members of their own party, who want to see an end to the program.
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