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Police: Woman steals taxi, picks up paying passengersPolice say a 65-year-old woman stole a taxi in Philadelphia and picked up a fare after the theft
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Members of a Belgian artists' collective pours water on a real-looking, life-size whale sculpture is displayed along the Seine River in Paris, France, Friday, July 21, 2017. A Belgian artists' collective installed a very real-looking, life-size whale sculpture alongside the Seine River on Friday, eliciting surprise and concern from tourists and Parisians alike. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
Is that really a beached whale beneath Paris' Notre Dame?A sperm whale appears to have beached on an embankment in the shadow of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris _ but it's really just an art installation from a Belgian artists' collective.
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Visitors stand near the tomb of Salvador Dali inside Dali Museum Theatre in Figueres, Spain, Friday, July 21, 2017. The samples of hair, nails and two long bones removed overnight from Salvador Dali's embalmed remains could open a judicial battle for the artist's estate if genetic tests prove that he had fathered a girl decades ago. Forensic experts removed on Thursday night the biological samples from a crypt in Figueres, in a sensitive operation that involved pulleys lifting a 1.5-ton stone slab. (AP Photo/Hernan Munoz)
Exhumation of Dali's remains finds his mustache still intactForensic experts in Spain have removed hair, nails and two long bones from Salvador Dali's embalmed remains _ a move that opens the possibility for a woman who says she is the surrealist artist's daughter to claim part of the Dali estate
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Man livestreams as he speeds on beach, cursing and drinkingA 27-year-old man broadcast live on Facebook as he sped down a Florida beach, running over beach chairs and umbrellas while drinking from a bottle of Canadian Mist whiskey and yelling expletives about police cars chasing him
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Homeowner finds WWI artillery shell in basementAn upstate New York woman has found a World War I artillery shell in her basement
The Associated Press5 hours ago
This photo provided by the Carlisle Police Department shows Civil War-era artillery shells that were discovered by a librarian at the Gleason Public Library in Carlisle, Mass., on Thursday, July 20, 2017. (Carlisle Police Department via AP)
New librarian finds live Civil War-era shells in her officeA Massachusetts librarian was on her first day on the job when she came across an unusual find: live shells from the Civil War inside a closet
The Associated Press15 hours ago
FILE - In this May 17, 2017 file photo, model Bella Hadid and her father Mohamed Hadid arrive at the opening ceremony of the 70th international film festival in Cannes, France. Mohamed Hadid, the father of fashion models Bella and Gigi Hadid, has been fined and given community service for illegally building a gigantic mansion in Los Angeles' Bel Air district. The Los Angeles Times reports that Hadid was sentenced Thursday, July 20, 2017, to 200 hours of service, fined $3,000 and ordered pay the city more than $14,000 to cover building department costs. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File)
Builder of illegal LA mansion gets fines, community serviceThe father of fashion models Bella and Gigi Hadid has been fined and given community service for illegally building a gigantic mansion in Los Angeles
The Associated Press16 hours ago
The Apollo 13 Flown Flight Plan, with extensive annotations by the crew, to be offered at auction at Sotheby's, is displayed in New York, Thursday, July 13, 2017. It is estimated at $30,000 to $40,000. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Apollo 11 bag laced with moon dust sells for $1.8 millionA bag containing traces of moon dust from the Apollo 11 mission has sold for $1.8 million at a New York auction following a galactic court battle
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Texas company recalls coffee with Viagra-like substanceTexas company voluntarily recalling one of its roasts because it contains a substance similar to one in the erectile dysfunction drug Viagra
The Associated Press17 hours ago
This photo provided by McDonald's shows the company's McDelivery Collection, a new clothing line that includes an adult-size Big Mac onesie. McDonald's describes the McDelivery Collection as "a selection of fun, fashion forward items you can wear or use whenever and wherever you order." It also includes french fry-themed sweatsuits and sandals, hamburger pillowcases and a picnic blanket dotted with McDonald's items. (Courtesy of McDonald's via AP)
McDonald's adds Big Mac onesie, sweatsuit to delivery itemsWith McDonald's now offering a delivery service, the fast food giant is looking to make customers comfortable eating at home with a new clothing line that includes an adult-size Big Mac onesie
The Associated Press19 hours ago
This photo provided by Austin Adair taken Saturday, July 15, 2017, shows a 15-pound bag of frozen pork that fell from the sky onto the home of Travis Adair in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The home is near three airports, so Adair thinks it fell from a plane. (Austin Adair via AP)
A weird Florida mystery: Frozen pork falling from the skyMeat falling from the sky is weird, even by Florida standards
The Associated Press20 hours ago
El Salvador's Derby Carrillo (18) holds Unites States' Jozy Altidore (27) as he reacts to an incident with El Salvador's Henry Romero, lying on the ground, during a CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal soccer match in Philadelphia, Wednesday, July 19, 2017. Romero appeared to first bite Altidore on the back of a shoulder and then pull the American forward's nipple. Canadian referee Drew Fischer, a Major League Soccer regular, did not penalize the incident. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Biting criticism for El Salvador players for gnawing on USBiting criticism for El Salvador players, a day after pair of Americans gnawed on during CONCACAF Gold Cup match
The Associated Press20 hours ago
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