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Police in China seize 100 tons of 'gutter oil'

BEIJING (AP) -- Chinese police have detained 32 people in a nationwide crackdown on ``gutter oil,'' or old kitchen oil that has been illegally recycled, authorities said Tuesday. The campaign is par...

Updated : 2011.09.13 13:07

Starving dogs eat owner after being abandoned

Updated : 2011.09.08 12:12

Colorado dog celebrated for having such long ears

BOULDER (AP) - Harbor has over two feet of ears. Does that make him a 6-foot dog? Probably not. But on Tuesday, the black-and-tan coonhound from Boulder, Colo., gets the 2012 Guinness World Records ...

Updated : 2011.09.07 12:01

Giant crocodile captured alive in Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- Villagers and veteran hunters have captured a one-ton saltwater crocodile which they plan to make the star of a planned ecotourism park in a southern Philippine town, an o...

Updated : 2011.09.06 15:31

Water gun fight in a park? Iran sees dark designs

TEHRAN (AP) -- Iran is trying to put down a new wave of civil disobedience -- flash mobs of young people who break into boisterous fights with water guns in public parks. A group of water fighters wa...

Updated : 2011.09.06 11:27

Sacramento man arrested for allegedly biting snake

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A snake bite in a north Sacramento neighborhood left the victim seriously hurt, but the injured party isn‘t whom you’d expect. Police say a python underwent emergency surge...

Updated : 2011.09.04 15:00

Professor wanted for leading gang, drug ring

BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — A university professor suspected of leading a motorcycle gang and methamphetamine drug ring is wanted for arrest in California, authorities said Thursday. Steve Kinzey, 43...

Updated : 2011.09.03 12:12

German city introduces 'parking meter' for street prostitutes

Bonn, Germany (dpa) -- The German city of Bonn introduced a parking meter for prostitutes Monday, requiring street sex workers to pay 6euros (8.60 dollars) in tax per night to carry on their trade. ...

Updated : 2011.08.30 19:05

Patient dies in China after hospital staff flee fire

SHANGHAI (AFP) - A man died during an operation in a Chinese hospital after doctors and nurses fled during a fire, leaving him to suffocate in thick smoke, state media and officials said Friday. The...

Updated : 2011.08.28 12:04

90-something woman fends off buglars with cane

A 90-year-old German woman allegedly fought with three intruders using only her cane, German police said Monday. The brave senior living on a farm spotted a team of buglers at her house, and managed...

Updated : 2011.08.23 14:05

Thirsty boy stuck in chimney trying to get drink

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (AP) — An 8-year-old boy desperate for a drink tried to get into a neighbor's home by sliding down the chimney, but got stuck for more than four hours, authorities said. West ...

Updated : 2011.08.22 11:18

Report: Briton dies in suspected shark attack

LONDON (AP) _ British media are reporting that a British honeymooner has been killed in a suspected shark attack in the Seychelles. The Daily Telegraph says the 30-year-old victim was attacked as he...

Updated : 2011.08.17 14:11

U.S. judge OKs felony charges over Facebook posts

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A judge has upheld felony charges against a woman accused of using Facebook to try to find someone to kill her baby's father and against a teenager accused of offering to do the ...

Updated : 2011.08.16 14:39

Rapper could face charges tied to flash mob calls

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Los Angeles County prosecutors will decide this week whether to press charges against The Game, after a tweet from the rapper's account incited a telephone flash mob that overwhel...

Updated : 2011.08.15 10:09

Crackdown on gladiator impersonators in Rome

ROME (AP) -- Undercover police have donned togas, capes and sandals to stop a turf battle among Italians who impersonate gladiators outside the Colosseum and other landmarks in Rome and make money by...

Updated : 2011.08.14 15:47