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Jul 24, 2014

RT @mikeoncrime: Just your typical story about 3 naked guys doing a B&E, stealing 60 hamburgers and leaving trail of peppers behind. http:/…

Jul 24, 2014

Just your typical story about 3 naked guys doing a B&E, stealing 60 hamburgers and leaving trail of peppers behind. hosted.ap.org/dynamic/storie…

Jul 24, 2014

RT @AP_Oddities: A trio of naked men leave a trail of red peppers after stealing 60 hamburgers from a Florida restaurant: apne.ws/1Aaz8Q3

Jul 24, 2014

RT @AP_Oddities: A trio of naked men leave a trail of red peppers after stealing 60 hamburgers from a Florida restaurant: apne.ws/1Aaz8Q3

Jul 24, 2014

RT @AP_Oddities: A trio of naked men leave a trail of red peppers after stealing 60 hamburgers from a Florida restaurant: apne.ws/1Aaz8Q3

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Satellites show major Southwest groundwater loss

bigstory.ap.org — SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Groundwater losses from the Colorado River basin appear massive enough to challenge long-term water supplies for the seven states and parts of Mexico that it serves, according to a new study released Thursday that used NASA satellites.
Jul 24, 2014

RT @AP: Researchers say Colorado River basin has lost 17 trillion gallons of water since 2004, a "shocking" amount: apne.ws/1t0jcOe

Jul 24, 2014

RT @AP: Researchers say Colorado River basin has lost 17 trillion gallons of water since 2004, a "shocking" amount: apne.ws/1t0jcOe

Jul 24, 2014

RT @AP: Researchers say Colorado River basin has lost 17 trillion gallons of water since 2004, a "shocking" amount: apne.ws/1t0jcOe

Jul 24, 2014

RT @AP: Researchers say Colorado River basin has lost 17 trillion gallons of water since 2004, a "shocking" amount: apne.ws/1t0jcOe

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Alabama man claims penis mistakenly amputated

bigstory.ap.org — BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - An Alabama man who went to the hospital for a routine circumcision says doctors mistakenly amputated his penis. Johnny Lee Banks Jr. of Birmingham and his wife, Zelda Banks, filed the lawsuit Tuesday. They're suing the hospital, doctors and others for medical malpractice.
Jul 24, 2014

RT @claychand: Roll name-your-price lawsuit RT @AP: Alabama man says doctors mistakenly amputated his penis: apne.ws/WFVM3u

Jul 24, 2014

This is not NIP THE TIP RT @MattRHinton: Whoops. RT @AP: Alabama man says doctors mistakenly amputated his penis: apne.ws/WFVM3u

Jul 24, 2014

RT @AP: Alabama man who went to the hospital for a routine circumcision says doctors mistakenly amputated his penis: apne.ws/WFVM3u

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Judge argues for return of firing squad executions

bigstory.ap.org — SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - An influential federal appeals court judge said Thursday that the nation's third lethal injection execution to go awry in six months underscores his call to bring back firing squads. In an interview with The Associated Press on Thursday, Chief Judge Alex Kozinski of the 9th U.S.
Jul 24, 2014

RT @AP: Influential judge says recent problems with lethal injections underscore his call for return of firing squads: apne.ws/WGgrof

Jul 24, 2014

RT @AP: Influential judge says recent problems with lethal injections underscore his call for return of firing squads: apne.ws/WGgrof

Jul 24, 2014

"(E)xecutions are, in fact, brutal, savage events, and nothing the state tries to do can mask that reality." goo.gl/qEyiqU

Jul 24, 2014

Not where I expected that to go MT @AP: Influential judge says lethal injection probs show need for firing squads apne.ws/WGgrof

Jul 24, 2014

RT @AP: Influential judge says recent problems with lethal injections underscore his call for return of firing squads: apne.ws/WGgrof

Mack Brown to serve as ABC studio analyst

collegefootball.ap.org — BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) - Former Texas coach Mack Brown will serve as a studio analyst for college football games on ABC.
Jul 24, 2014

RT @APEntertainment: Former Texas coach Mack Brown to serve as ABC studio analyst for college football apne.ws/WFZlXt

Jul 24, 2014

...when he's not helping his bro at TnTech RT @APTop25 Former Texas coach Mack Brown to serve as ABC studio analyst apne.ws/1Ac5zxo

World Cup over, but some Argentines won't go home

bigstory.ap.org — RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Lucas Bazan Pontoni rifled through his pockets for the 45-cent lunch fee as he stood in line at a downtown soup kitchen. When he came up short, an acquaintance sprang for the government-subsidized meal.
Jul 25, 2014

RT @AP: To Brazil's consternation, hordes of young Argentines aren't leaving even though #WorldCup is over: apne.ws/1l01eDR

Jul 25, 2014

RT @AP: To Brazil's consternation, hordes of young Argentines aren't leaving even though #WorldCup is over: apne.ws/1l01eDR

In Gaza war, Egypt taking hard line over border

bigstory.ap.org — CAIRO (AP) - In the Gaza war now in its third bloody week, Hamas' battle isn't only with Israel, even though that's the country it is firing rockets at. The militant group that rules Gaza is demanding Egypt open its border with the tiny, blockaded strip of territory.
Jul 25, 2014

RT @glcarlstrom: "[Egyptian FM] Shukri called Rafah a 'red line,' warning against pressuring Egypt on the issue." bigstory.ap.org/article/gaza-w…

Jul 25, 2014

"[Egyptian FM] Shukri called Rafah a 'red line,' warning against pressuring Egypt on the issue." bigstory.ap.org/article/gaza-w…

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Jul 24, 2014

Is the AP Stylebook silent on clichés? MT @AP_Interactive: Comic-Con is taking place this week. Zap! Blam! Kapow! apne.ws/UvSLAJ

Jul 24, 2014

I got 100% "Comic-Con is taking place this week. Test your comic book knowledge with this AP quiz. Zap! Blam! Kapow! apne.ws/UvSLAJ"

Jul 24, 2014

RT @AP_Interactive: Comic-Con is taking place in San Diego this week. Test your comic book knowledge with this AP quiz. Zap! Blam! Kapow! apne.ws/UvSLAJ

Jul 24, 2014

RT @AP_Interactive: Comic-Con is taking place in San Diego this week. Test your comic book knowledge with this AP quiz. Zap! Blam! Kapow! apne.ws/UvSLAJ

Doctor fired back at gunman in hospital attack

bigstory.ap.org — DARBY, Pa. (AP) - Police in suburban Philadelphia are investigating a shooting at a hospital campus that may have left as many as three people injured and say a suspect is in custody. The Yeadon police department says it has received reports a doctor and two other people were wounded Thursday afternoon at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital in Darby, a few miles southwest of downtown Philadelphia.
Jul 24, 2014

RT @afalli: Gun toting doctors? Only in the US “@AP: Dr grazed by shot frm patient in Philly shot back, injuring assailant: apne.ws/UvYXsy

Jul 24, 2014

Miss. takes back seat in the "we're proud of guns" debate MT @AP Dr. shot by patient at Philly hospital; fires back apne.ws/UvYXsy

Jul 24, 2014

#PackingDoc Doctor grazed by gunfire from patient at suburban Philadelphia hospital fired back, injuring assailant: apne.ws/UvYXsy

US pulls Peace Corps volunteers from Kenya

bigstory.ap.org — NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - The Peace Corps says it is suspending its operations in Kenya and pulling out more than 50 volunteers because of security concerns. The Peace Corps said Thursday it is closely monitoring the security environment and will determine when the volunteers can return.
Jul 24, 2014

RT @jstraziuso: Peace Corps shut down in Kenya. "Shame to see such a wonderful program cut from a country w so much potential" bigstory.ap.org/article/us-pul…

Jul 24, 2014

Peace Corps shut down in Kenya. "Shame to see such a wonderful program cut from a country w so much potential" bigstory.ap.org/article/us-pul…

Jul 24, 2014

RT @jstraziuso: The US govt Peace Corps program pulls all of its volunteers out of Kenya, citing security concerns bigstory.ap.org/article/us-pul…

Jul 24, 2014

RT @toddjmoss: bad. MT @jstraziuso: Peace Corps pulls all of its volunteers out of Kenya, citing security concerns bigstory.ap.org/article/us-pul…

Jul 24, 2014

RT @mukhtaryare: Wow. Peace Corps pulls out more than 50 volunteers out of Kenya and suspends operations because of security concerns. bigstory.ap.org/article/us-pul…

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AP Source: NFL stadium sites explored in Toronto

bigstory.ap.org — BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - A Buffalo Bills prospective ownership group that includes rocker Jon Bon Jovi has conducted a feasibility study into buying the NFL franchise and building a stadium in Toronto, said a person close to the situation says The study identified at least three potential stadium sites, two in Toronto, including one on the waterfront, and another in the suburb of Mississauga, the person told The Associated Press on Thursday.
Jul 24, 2014

RT @LtGovDuffyNY: Note to prospective owners: BUFFALO Bills. Don't pick this fight. AP Source: NFL stadium sites explored in Toronto bigstory.ap.org/article/ap-sou…

Jul 24, 2014

RT @LtGovDuffyNY: Note to prospective owners: BUFFALO Bills. Don't pick this fight. AP Source: NFL stadium sites explored in Toronto bigstory.ap.org/article/ap-sou…

Jul 24, 2014

RT @LtGovDuffyNY: Note to prospective owners: BUFFALO Bills. Don't pick this fight. AP Source: NFL stadium sites explored in Toronto bigstory.ap.org/article/ap-sou…

Jul 24, 2014

Prospective bidders in sale of #Bills need to file letters of interest on Tuesday, per report. bigstory.ap.org/article/ap-sou…

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Poorly worded alert prompts clarification

blog.ap.org — This morning a poorly worded news alert moved on the AP wire and was also tweeted via @AP. For the record, here's the original alert: EINDHOVEN, Netherlands (AP) - Dutch military plane carrying bodies from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash lands in Eindhoven. Many readers understandably took it to mean the plane "crash-landed."
Jul 23, 2014

RT @chrisboutet: The @AP apologizes for poorly worded Twitter alert that made it sound like plane carrying MH17 bodies had crashed: blog.ap.org/2014/07/23/poo…

Jul 23, 2014

RT @heatherloney: From the AP blog: "Poorly worded alert prompts clarification" ow.ly/zv7sf

Jul 23, 2014

RT @AP_CorpComm: Poorly worded news alert prompts clarification. Explanation on our blog: apne.ws/1rBe9Do #MH17

Jul 23, 2014

RT @heatherloney: From the AP blog: "Poorly worded alert prompts clarification" ow.ly/zv7sf

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Wyoming cave with fossil secrets to be excavated

bigstory.ap.org — CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - For the first time in more than 30 years, paleontologists are about to revisit one of North America's most remarkable troves of late Pleistocene fossils: The bones of tens of thousands of animals piled at least 30 feet deep at the bottom of a sinkhole-type cave.
Jul 24, 2014

This is a cool story for us science geeks: Wyoming cave with fossil secrets to be excavated bigstory.ap.org/article/wyomin…

Jul 24, 2014

@AP: Paleontologists to revisit Wyo. cave, final resting place for 1000s of animals who fell in, couldn't escape: apne.ws/1kX9G6I

Jul 24, 2014

RT @AP: Paleontologists to revisit Wyo. cave, final resting place for 1000s of animals who fell in, couldn't escape: apne.ws/1kX9G6I

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Bridges offers Comic-Con a look at 'The Giver'

bigstory.ap.org — SAN DIEGO (AP) - Jeff Bridges gave Comic-Con a look at his latest film. The Academy Award-winning actor, producer, director and musician was on hand Wednesday with some of his fellow cast members from "The Giver," the upcoming adaptation of the popular young adult novel by Lois Lowry.

Israeli fire hits UN facility in Gaza, killing 7

bigstory.ap.org — GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - Gaza health officials say at least seven people were killed when Israeli tank shells hit a compound housing a U.N. school in the northern Gaza Strip during clashes with Palestinian militants. Gaza health official Ashraf al-Kidra says the seven were among hundreds of people seeking shelter in the school from heavy fighting in the area.
Jul 24, 2014

RT @AP: MORE: It was the 4th time a U.N. facility has been hit in fighting between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza: apne.ws/1jXj3Iq

Jul 24, 2014

RT @AP: Gaza health officials say at least 7 killed after Israeli tank shells hit a compound housing a U.N. school: apne.ws/WFuABV

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