Oddities

February 01, 2018 - 2:27 am
SHREWSBURY, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts grandmother worried that no one would believe her story of meeting Beyonce before the Grammys — until a picture of her star-struck reaction appeared on the singer's Instagram page . The picture shows Beyonce and Jay-Z strolling down a hotel hallway past...
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January 31, 2018 - 7:31 am
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Residents of a Maine city came just 28 beer cans short of setting a world record last week. Attendees at Bangor's Annual Chamber Dinner were attempting to break the record for simultaneously opening beer cans. WABI-TV reports the vast majority of the beers were supplied by...
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January 31, 2018 - 2:19 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian government on Wednesday launched an urgent investigation into the loss of thousands of classified documents that were sold with two second-hand filing cabinets. The cabinets were sold by a Canberra furniture shop at a discount price because they were locked...
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January 31, 2018 - 1:30 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian government on Wednesday launched an urgent investigation into the loss of thousands of classified documents that were sold with two second-hand filing cabinets. The cabinets were sold by a Canberra furniture shop at a discount price because they were locked...
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January 31, 2018 - 12:54 am
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — An American teacher in Vietnam is in trouble for making offensive comments about one of the country's most revered figures. Daniel Hauer, an English teacher in Hanoi, commented on Facebook that he was getting a genital piercing with a part in the shape of late Gen. Vo Nguyen...
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January 31, 2018 - 12:37 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian government on Wednesday launched an urgent investigation into the loss of thousands of classified documents that were sold with two second-hand filing cabinets. The cabinets were sold by a Canberra furniture shop at a discount price because they were locked...
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January 31, 2018 - 12:05 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian government has launched an urgent investigation into the loss of thousands of classified documents that were sold with two second-hand filing cabinets. Australian Broadcasting Corp. reported on Wednesday that the cabinets were sold by a Canberra furniture...
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File-This Jan. 13, 2018, file photo shows actress Meryl Streep posing for photographers on arrival at the French premiere of the film 'The Post' in Paris, France. Streep, baseball player Al Leiter and E Street Band member Steven Van Zandt are among the 20 newest members of the New Jersey Hall of Fame. The class of 2017 also includes singers Debbie Harry and Frankie Valli (he will be inducted with four other members of the Four Seasons) and “Cake Boss” reality star Buddy Valastro for the performing arts. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)
January 30, 2018 - 3:54 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Academy Award winner Meryl Streep, former New York Yankees pitcher Al Leiter (LY'-tur) and E Street Band member Steven Van Zandt are among the 20 newest members of the New Jersey Hall of Fame. The class of 2017 also includes singers Debbie Harry and Frankie Valli and "Cake Boss...
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January 30, 2018 - 3:50 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Academy Award winner Meryl Streep, former New York Yankees pitcher Al Leiter (LY'-tur) and E Street Band member Steven Van Zandt are among the 20 newest members of the New Jersey Hall of Fame. The class of 2017 also includes singers Debbie Harry and Frankie Valli and "Cake Boss...
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January 30, 2018 - 12:56 pm
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Why did the chicken cross the road? And did it have its owner's permission? The New Hampshire Legislature is considering a bill that would make trespassing fowl a violation, not for the chicken, but for its owners. Under the proposal, anyone who knowingly, recklessly or...
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