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Posted on: Sunday, July 6, 2014 - 4:53pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A blaze at a high-rise apartment killed a fire lieutenant in Brooklyn late Saturday. Lt. Gordon Ambelas, 40, suffered multiple injuries on the 19th floor of the 21-story... READ MORE »

Posted on: Sunday, July 6, 2014 - 4:32pm
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A man igniting illegal fireworks blew off both of his hands when a device exploded prematurely, police said. The explosive went off in his hands as family members... READ MORE »

Posted on: Saturday, July 5, 2014 - 3:24pm
HELSINKI (AP) — A Finnish couple has narrowly won the 19th World Wife Carrying Championships — a quirky competition in which men race to be the fastest while carrying a female teammate.... READ MORE »

Posted on: Saturday, July 5, 2014 - 3:16pm
CLARION (AP) — A woman with emotional problems is missing after she jumped from a car traveling at high speed on Interstate 80, authorities said. Susan L. Bachman, 37, jumped from the car... READ MORE »

Posted on: Saturday, July 5, 2014 - 3:09pm
COOPERSVILLE, Mich. (AP) — A performer gets a bang out of setting off 10,500 firecrackers attached to his body. Over 16 years, John Fletcher, 51, has set off 600,000 firecrackers attached... READ MORE »

Posted on: Saturday, July 5, 2014 - 4:15am
WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) — A small group of Washington & Jefferson College students are gathered in a classroom in the school's science building celebrating the end of a course over beer,... READ MORE »

Posted on: Saturday, July 5, 2014 - 4:15am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The California Highway Patrol said Friday it is investigating video of one of its officers straddling a woman and punching her in the head as she lay on the shoulder of a... READ MORE »

Posted on: Saturday, July 5, 2014 - 4:00am
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A south Arkansas woman celebrated her 116th birthday Friday with cake, a party and a new title — she's now officially the oldest confirmed living American and... READ MORE »

Posted on: Friday, July 4, 2014 - 2:24pm
NEW YORK (AP) — High-ranking chowhound Joey "Jaws" Chestnut dropped to one knee and proposed to his longtime girlfriend before Friday's annual hot dog eating contest, then packed away 61... READ MORE »

Posted on: Friday, July 4, 2014 - 12:57am
NOME, Alaska (AP) — Alaska wildlife officials have turned to an unusual source in efforts to persuade a herd of musk oxen to leave this Bering Sea coastal town for good. Bear urine. Some... READ MORE »

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