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Fiery armored vehicle robbery foiled in Italy

MILAN (AP) — A gang of thieves set up barriers of burning vehicles and spilled nails on a highway near Milan in a bid to rob an armored vehicle but were foiled when the driver evaded their traps. The La Presse news agency says the assailants, believed to number about a dozen, fled the scene and

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Wienermobile pulled over in Wisconsin

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — Oscar Mayer’s iconic wiener-on-wheels got a grilling from a Wisconsin sheriff’s deputy because the driver of the giant hot dog failed to give enough room to another car on the road with emergency lights. The Waukesha (WAH’-keh-shah) County Sheriff’s

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Man arrested for lighting joint in court

LEBANON, Tenn. (AP) — This story brings new meaning to the term “joint custody.” In this case, a Tennessee man was taken into custody for lighting a joint in court. Spencer Alan Boston is charged with disorderly conduct and simple possession for his actions during a court appearance Monday

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