The Associated Press

July 16, 2019 - 10:35 pm
ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — A fisherman says he is looking for the author of a message in a bottle found off the southern Australian coast 50 years after it was written. Paul Elliot told Australian Broadcasting Corp. on Wednesday that he and his son Jyah found the bottle on the west coast of Eyre...
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In this undated handout photo provided by Guinness World Records on Tuesday, July 16, 2019, Gwyn Headley and Sarah Badhan, stand on Ffordd Pen Llech with a certificate from Guinness World Records, confirming that the road is the steepest street in the world, in the seaside town of Harlech, North Wales. A street in Wales has been designated the steepest in the world after a successful campaign by local residents. The title comes at the expense of a street in New Zealand which has been eclipsed in the steepness sweepstakes. The Welsh campaign was led by businessman and architectural historian Gwyn Headley. (Andrew Davies/Guinness World Records via AP)
July 16, 2019 - 4:43 am
LONDON (AP) — A street in Wales has been designated the steepest in the world after a successful campaign by residents. The title comes at the expense of a street in New Zealand, which has apparently been eclipsed in the steepness sweepstakes. Guinness World Records said Tuesday that the street of...
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An alligator floats in the Humboldt Park Lagoon, Tuesday, July 9, 2019, in Chicago. Officials couldn't say how the creature got there, but traps are being placed around the lagoon in hopes the animal will swim into one and be safely removed. (Armando L. Sanchez/Chicago Tribune via AP)
July 15, 2019 - 8:16 am
CHICAGO (AP) — An expert from Florida has been summoned to Chicago to help authorities catch an elusive alligator in a public lagoon. Sections of Humboldt Park are closed Monday while the search continues for the gator, which is at least 4 feet long. Investigators confirmed the sighting last week...
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Polish President Andrzej Duda, right, and Slovakian President Zuzana Caputova, left, attend a military welcome ceremony at the presidential Palace in Warsaw, Poland, Monday, July 15, 2019. Caputova is staying for an official visit in Poland. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
July 15, 2019 - 4:35 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Slovakia's president says central European nations should be following European Union goals and deplored the fact that the region will have no representative among the EU's top leaders. Slovakian President Zuzana Caputova spoke Monday in Warsaw where she was on a visit,...
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July 14, 2019 - 8:16 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis couple has rolled all 7s and 11s with the birth of their daughter. J'Aime Brown was born at 7:11 p.m. on July 7, which convenience store chain 7-Eleven marks as 7-Eleven Day. Her birth weight? Seven pounds and 11 ounces, obviously. TV station Fox 2 reports that Rachel...
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FILE - In this June 14, 2018, photo, an Amazon Echo, center, and a Google Home, right, are displayed in New York. Google contractors are listening to some recordings of people talking to Assistant, either on their phone or through smart speakers such as the Google Home. The company says some of its Dutch language recordings were leaked and that it is investigating. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
July 11, 2019 - 6:46 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google contractors regularly listen to and review some recordings of what people say to artificial-intelligence system Google Assistant, via their phone or through smart speakers such as the Google Home. The company acknowledged that humans can access those recordings after...
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July 11, 2019 - 9:22 am
GUTHRIE, Okla. (AP) — Police in Oklahoma say they found a rattlesnake, a canister of radioactive powdered uranium and an open bottle of Kentucky Deluxe whiskey during a traffic stop of a vehicle that had been reported stolen. The traffic stop happened June 26 in Guthrie, about 30 miles (45...
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This photo provided by the Northwest Fire District shows where a driver escaped injury when his car's windshield was pierced by the trunk of a saguaro cactus during a wreck Wednesday, July 10, 2019 on the outskirts of Tucson, Ariz. Pima County sheriff's Deputy Daniel Jelineo said the black sports car struck the cactus while crossing a median before ending up on the other side of a road and that the cactus ended up slamming into the car's windshield. (Northwest Fire District via AP)
July 10, 2019 - 1:32 pm
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona authorities say a driver escaped injury when his car's windshield was pierced by the trunk of a saguaro cactus during a wreck Wednesday on the outskirts of Tucson. Pima County sheriff's Deputy Daniel Jelineo said the black sports car struck the cactus while crossing a...
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This combination of photos released by Marvel Entertainment shows costumes from Marvel characters, from left, Matt Murdock’s costume from "Marvel's Daredevil," Luke Cage’s Bullet-Riddled Costume from "Marvel's Luke Cage" and Willis ‘Diamondback’ Stryker’s Light-Up Battle Costume from "Marvel's Luke Cage," which are among hundreds of Marvel items up for auction by Prop Store on Aug. 12-13. (Marvel Entertainment via AP)
July 09, 2019 - 2:15 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Here's a chance to bring cosplay to a new level. Costumes and props from Marvel comics-based TV shows including "Daredevil" and "Luke Cage" are going on the auction block. The Prop Store, a film and TV memorabilia company, said Tuesday that the sale is set for next month. The...
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July 08, 2019 - 4:08 am
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Researchers and restorers at the Rijksmuseum say a months-long project using high-tech imaging technology will throw new light on Rembrandt van Rijn's iconic "Night Watch." Working in a specially designed glass chamber, researchers at the Amsterdam museum are launching a...
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