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By David Beasley ATLANTA (Reuters) - The Atlanta Falcons released Prince Shembo on Friday after the football player was char…

  • 20-year-old Wisconsin cheddar makes … Associated Press - 9 hours ago

    MINERAL POINT, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin cheesemaker is debuting a 20-year-old cheddar this week that's short in supply and big on price. More »

  • Man with 1st name 'God' settles … Associated Press - 10 hours ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City man whose first name is God has settled a lawsuit with a credit reporting agency that had refused to recognize his name as legitimate. More »

  • Newquay Celebrates Success Of Mankini …
    Newquay Celebrates Success Of Mankini … Sky News - 12 hours ago

    Seaside resort Newquay says it is thriving after banning mankinis, the thong-type swimwear made popular by Sasha Baron Cohen's comedy character Borat. Police and community leaders from the southwest town say the ban has led to less antisocial behaviour which, in turn, means the resort is booming. In recent years Newquay had become better known as a place for boozy stag and hen parties than happy family holidaymakers. More »

  • Bulgarian roads get sugar coating to …
    Bulgarian roads get sugar coating to … AFP - 13 hours ago

    A Bulgarian mayor this week ordered the sprinkling of sugar on roads to ward off "evil omens" and fight a recent increase in crashes. More »

  • Indian police seize pigeon over spying …
    Indian police seize pigeon over spying … AFP - 14 hours ago

    Indian police said Friday they have detained a pigeon that flew into a village near the heavily militarised border with Pakistan on suspicion it was being used for espionage. More »

  • Mystery Of Holes In Swiss Cheese So …
    Mystery Of Holes In Swiss Cheese So … Sky News - Thu, May 28, 2015

    Scientists have finally solved a mystery that has baffled them for a century - why does Swiss cheese have holes? These "microscopically small hay particles" get into the milk and create holes as the liquid matures into cheese. The discovery also solves another riddle - why the famous holes in cheeses like Emmentaler or Appenzeller have been getting smaller or disappearing completely over the last 15 years. More »

  • Firefighters too big, but girl just …
    Firefighters too big, but girl just … Associated Press - Thu, May 28, 2015

    LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — Firefighters were too big to rescue a kitten from a storm drain in south-central Pennsylvania, but a 6-year-old girl's size proved to be just right. More »

  • Ducklings waddle their way inside Alaska …
    Ducklings waddle their way inside Alaska … Associated Press - Thu, May 28, 2015

    FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — Alaska wildlife officials are deciding what's next for a group of ducklings that wandered into a Fairbanks hardware store. More »

  • Bear scurries around Wyoming city, falls … Associated Press - Thu, May 28, 2015

    CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — After leading wildlife officials on a daylong chase through a Wyoming city, an exhausted young black bear fell asleep under a tree. More »

  • Boston still has snow piles _ and they're …
    Boston still has snow piles _ and they're … Associated Press - Thu, May 28, 2015

    BOSTON (AP) — Snow piles from the record-setting New England winter are lingering in the Boston area, even as the weather turns summer-like. More »

  • Polish police find man who entered bear … Associated Press - Thu, May 28, 2015

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A man who went missing after tangling with a brown bear at Warsaw's zoo, leaving traces of blood, was found Thursday in the hospital. More »

  • Judge dismisses case from Ohio pair … Associated Press - Thu, May 28, 2015

    MEDINA, Ohio (AP) — A judge has dismissed a civil case by a northeast Ohio couple who want to keep their toothless, 41-year-old black bear despite not getting a required state permit. More »

  • Israeli Burning Man festival torches …
    Israeli Burning Man festival torches … Associated Press - Thu, May 28, 2015

    JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli Antiquities Authority says revelers at a Burning Man festival famous for its pyrotechnic spectacles have accidentally torched some remnants of prehistoric man. More »

  • Mystery of disappearing holes in Swiss …
    Mystery of disappearing holes in Swiss … Associated Press - Thu, May 28, 2015

    BERLIN (AP) — The mystery of Swiss cheese and its disappearing holes has been solved: The milk's too clean. More »

  • Mystery of holes in Swiss cheese cracked …
    Mystery of holes in Swiss cheese cracked … AFP - Thu, May 28, 2015

    Eureka! After about a century of research, Swiss scientists have finally cracked the mystery of the holes in Swiss cheese. More »