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A box with the leftovers of grenades is pictured in front of a garage in Hennef, western Germany, Tuesday, May 30, 2017. Police in western Germany say a neighborhood was evacuated Monday afternoon after World War II-era grenades and other munitions bought at a flea market began exploding in summer-like heat. (Henning Kaiser/dpa via AP)
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  • A box with the leftovers of grenades is pictured in front of a garage in Hennef, western Germany, Tuesday, May 30, 2017. Police in western Germany say a neighborhood was evacuated Monday afternoon after World War II-era grenades and other munitions bought at a flea market began exploding in summer-like heat. (Henning Kaiser/dpa via AP) Odd News

    WWII grenades from German flea market blow up in summer heat

    BERLIN (AP) — Police in western Germany say a neighborhood was evacuated after World War II-era grenades and other munitions bought at a flea market began exploding in summer-like heat. Police said Tuesday that authorities were called after an explosion Monday afternoon in the town of Hennef, east of Bonn. They arrived to find a […]
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    Video shows South African police pelting men with apples

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A recently released video shows South African police officers pelting suspected thieves with apples that had allegedly been stolen. The video, which was posted on media websites and social media, shows a group of officers in blue uniforms grabbing apples out of the back of a vehicle and hurling them at four […]
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    German biker loses bag of cash, raining bills over Autobahn

    BERLIN (AP) — German police say a businessman on a motorcycle lost a plastic bag stuffed with his day’s earnings while driving along a southern highway, sending a shower of cash across the Bavarian Autobahn. Ingolstadt police said Sunday the 36-year-old had been carrying about 9,000 euros ($10,000) in small bills Saturday night when he […]
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    Judge denies accused man’s request to juggle during trial

    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts judge has denied a man’s request to juggle during his trial to show jurors he was just clowning around when he allegedly tried to rob a convenience store. The Republican reports (http://bit.ly/2rJzyk4 ) that a Springfield judge on Thursday rejected Orlando Melendez’s request to juggle for jurors when the […]
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    The Latest: Swan statue stolen by naked man has been found

    LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the stolen swan statue in Florida (all times local): 3:15 p.m. A large, black-and-white checkered statue of a swan that was stolen in Florida by a naked man has been found. The Polk County Sheriff’s office says the statue was found by a 32-year-old man who was fishing […]
  • In this Wednesday, May 24, 2017 photo, a car driven by a 19-year-old driver is stuck in the newly poured concrete in Lincoln, Neb. A police incident report says it wasn't obvious that the concrete wasn't dry and that driver drove into it through a 24-foot (7-meter) gap between traffic control cones. City engineer Thomas Shafer says the driver is responsible for the repairs and could face about a $10,000 bill for the repairs. (Mike Palm, The City of Lincoln Public Works and Utilities Department via AP) Odd News

    $10,000 bill for getting car stuck in newly poured concrete

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A driver could be facing a $10,000 bill after he plowed into newly poured concrete in Lincoln, Nebraska, and became stuck. The accident occurred Wednesday on a portion of a road repair project in the state capital. Police spokeswoman Angela Sands said Friday that police won’t cite the driver, 19-year-old Shadrach […]
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    Renovation on New Mexico church finds new visitors _ bees

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two pastors renovating and working to reopen a historic New Mexico church found out they already had visitors — bees. KOB-TV in Albuquerque, New Mexico, reports (https://goo.gl/0FcOQ5) that Dee Brown and his wife, Bernadine, discovered the bees while working to remodel Emerge Church ABQ. Both are pastors of the church targeting […]
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    Swan statue stolen by naked man has been found in Florida

    LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — A large, black-and-white checkered statue of a swan that was stolen in Florida by a naked man was found on Friday. The Polk County Sheriff’s office says the statue was found by a 32-year-old man who was fishing on a pond in Lakeland. The man returned home from fishing Thursday and […]
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    New North Carolina restaurant deluged by $300,000 water bill

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Two brothers launching a new restaurant in North Carolina found themselves deluged by a $308,000 water bill. But now their water worries are over. The Charlotte Observer reported (http://bit.ly/2rVImke) that Faraz and Faisal Syed received the enormous bill in March, about two months before the Lazeez Mediterranean Grill had opened in […]
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    Cops put parking lot crack cocaine in ‘lost and found’

    WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — Police in northeastern Pennsylvania say they’ve put about $1,600 worth of crack cocaine in their “lost and found box” in hopes of reuniting the drug with its rightful owner. The (Wilkes-Barre) Citizens’ Voice (http://bit.ly/2rVu6I4 ) reports the drug was found in the parking lot of a shopping center outside Wilkes-Barre (WILKS’-ba-ree). […]