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Prison for drug-filled football toss into prison

Prison for drug-filled football toss into prison

JACKSON, Mich., Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Michigan man Christen Deon-Sterling Moore admitted throwing a drug-filled football over a prison fence was "immature," and was sentenced to prison for it.
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Researchers claim evidence of Russian Bigfoot

Researchers claim evidence of Russian Bigfoot

MOSCOW, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Moscow researchers said they have evidence an Almas -- a legendary primate known as the Russian Bigfoot -- is wandering the woods near the city.
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Police: Man posed as parks worker for free bus rides

Police: Man posed as parks worker for free bus rides

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Sept. 18 (UPI) -- A Kentucky man accused of donning a hard hat and a parks department uniform told police he was posing as a city worker to score free bus rides.
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Scruffy Spanish police told to clean up their acts

Scruffy Spanish police told to clean up their acts

ZARAGOZA, Spain, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- A Spanish police commissioner has angered union members with a memo alleging judges have "difficulty" telling defendants apart from scruffy-looking officers.
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Munich mayor practicing to tap Oktoberfest keg

Munich mayor practicing to tap Oktoberfest keg

MUNICH, Germany, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- The mayor of Munich, Germany, said he has been practicing for one of the office's most famous duties -- tapping the year's first wooden Oktoberfest keg.
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Public use of mayo shampoo lands man in jail

Public use of mayo shampoo lands man in jail

OKLAHOMA CITY, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Oklahoma City police said they arrested a man accused of washing his hair with mayonnaise in a public fountain.
Ben Hooper
Danish town outfits homeless with GPS trackers

Danish town outfits homeless with GPS trackers

ODENSE, Denmark, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- A Danish town outfitted homeless volunteers with GPS devices to help officials track the routines of "those who just want to sit on a bench and drink beers."
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Police recover Jaguar stolen in 1968

Police recover Jaguar stolen in 1968

NEW YORK, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- California Highway Patrol recovered a classic XKE Jaguar at the Long Beach Port Authority stolen in 1968.
Aileen Graef
Defectors: Kim Jong Un addicted to Swiss cheese

Defectors: Kim Jong Un addicted to Swiss cheese

PYONGYANG, North Korea, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- North Korean defectors claim Kim Jong Un's weight problems are partially due to the dictator's taste for specially imported Swiss cheese.
Ben Hooper
School apologizes for Bobbitt reading assignment

School apologizes for Bobbitt reading assignment

SOUTH SHIELDS, England, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Officials at a British school apologized for a homework lesson that had 11-year-old students reading about the penis-severing case of John and Lorena Bobbitt.
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Chick-fil-A customer pays $1,000 to feed those behind him

Chick-fil-A customer pays $1,000 to feed those behind him

ABILENE, Texas, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Workers at a Texas Chick-fil-A said a drive-through customer handed over $1,000 and said he wanted to pay for the customers in line behind him.
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Video: Robber pockets banana to simulate gun

Video: Robber pockets banana to simulate gun

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Police in Philadelphia released security camera footage of a robber pocketing a banana at a store and using the fruit to simulate a gun to rob the shop.
Ben Hooper
The Almanac

The Almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014
By United Press International
Intoxicated man rolls car, wakes up in field of donkeys

Intoxicated man rolls car, wakes up in field of donkeys

ROSWELL, N.M., Sept. 17 (UPI) -- An intoxicated man who rolled his car on a highway near Roswell woke up hours later and called police to tell them he was lost in a field of donkeys.
Aileen Graef
KFC filet may be 'an omen' of Scottish independence

KFC filet may be 'an omen' of Scottish independence

EASTBOURNE, England, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- A British KFC customer said a piece of chicken shaped like Britain without Scotland may be an omen predicting the outcome of the Scottish independence vote.
Ben Hooper
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