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Guinness awards world’s oldest man
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Guinness awards world’s oldest man

TOKYO — A 111-year-old retired Japanese educator who enjoys poetry has been recognized as the world’s oldest living man.

Sakari Momoi received a certificate from Guinness World Records on Wednesday. He succeeds Alexander Imich of...

Guinness awards world’s oldest man
Guinness awards world’s oldest man

TOKYO — A 111-year-old retired Japanese educator who enjoys poetry has been recognized as the world’s oldest living man.

Sakari Momoi received a certificate from Guinness World Records on Wednesday. He succeeds Alexander Imich of...

Martinsburg doctor denies sexual, drug allegations

Martinsburg woman accused of unethical drug activity, exposing breasts

Mom, son find mammoth tusks 22 years apart
Mom, son find mammoth tusks 22 years apart

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A man who was having little luck catching salmon decided to look for fossils over the weekend and found a wooly mammoth tusk in the same Alaska location where his mother found one 22 years ago.

Andrew Harrelson found...

Google “street view” goes undersea
Google “street view” goes undersea

ISLAMORADA, Fla. — It’s easy to go online and get a 360-degree, ground-level view of almost any street in the United States and throughout the world. Soon, scientists hope people will be able to do the same with coral reefs and other...

Report: Doctor wrote bad prescriptions, forced co-worker to ‘motor boat’ breasts
Report: Doctor wrote bad prescriptions, forced co-worker to ‘motor boat’ breasts

Martinsburg doctor accused of litany of medical problems, could lose license

China sees birth of rare panda triplets
China sees birth of rare panda triplets

BEIJING — China announced Tuesday the birth of extremely rare panda triplets in a further success for the country’s artificial breeding program.

The three cubs were born July 29 in the southern city of Guangzhou, but breeders...

Rare two-headed dolphin discovered in Turkey
Rare two-headed dolphin discovered in Turkey

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkish media reports said Turkish scientists will examine a two-headed dolphin that washed up on a beach in western Turkey.

The private Dogan news agency said the remains of conjoined dolphin calf were discovered on a...

Topless exotic dancers protest at Ohio church

WARSAW, Ohio — Exotic dancers from a central Ohio strip club protested topless at a local church in a demonstration that included a few heated verbal exchanges between dancers and church members.

The Coshocton Tribune reported no major...

Fair closes ‘Smallest Woman’ sideshow
Fair closes ‘Smallest Woman’ sideshow

LONGMONT, Colo. — A sideshow at the Boulder County Fair advertising “Little Liz, the World’s Smallest Woman” has been shut down after complaints.

The show featuring a woman from Haiti who’s 29 inches tall, or...

Couple’s outdoor ‘sex game’ could lead to charges

A Pennsylvania couple could face charges after witnesses reported seeing a woman walking a naked man on a leash in Ohio County.

Ohio sheriff’s deputies were called at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday to the area of U.S. 40 and Dallas Pike, which is...

Rare gazelle breaks own neck, dies at zoo

TOPEKA, Kan. — An endangered gazelle at the Topeka Zoo is dead after beating its head against a gate until it broke its neck.

The Topeka Capital-Journal reported a zoo visitor saw the 5-year-old Addra gazelle running from corner to corner ...

Princeton professor accused of stealing lawn signs

PRINCETON, N.J. — Police have charged a Princeton University professor with stealing lawn signs belonging to a computer repair business.

Owner Ted Horodynsky told The Times of Trenton his signs began to disappear after a traffic incident ...

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