Firefighter recruitment ad touts 'Low Pay, Cool Helmet'

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri county trying to recruit new firefighters is getting real with its sales pitch, saying in signs posted outside its stations that the job offers "Hard Labor, Odd Hours, Low Pay (and) Cool Helmet."

Emirati woman wakes up from stupor after 27 years

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A woman from the United Arab Emirates whose apparent awakening from a 27-year-long stupor has grabbed international headlines is a rare but not unique case, one of the German doctors who treated her says.

Firefighter Recruitment Ad Touts 'Low Pay, Cool Helmets'

The Scott County Rural Fire Protection District’s chief, Jeremy Perrien, says most advertisements are “kind of boring.”

Broke man wins $1 billion in lottery

A 24-year-old Wisconsin man stepped forward Tuesday to claim a $US768 million ($A1.08 billion) Powerball jackpot, the nation’s third-largest, saying he “pretty much felt lucky” the day he bought his tickets.

'Snot otter' named Pennsylvania's official amphibian

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's new official amphibian is a slimy, 2-foot-long (0.6-meter) salamander that needs clean streams to thrive.

Easter bunny beats up man in street

A man in an Easter bunny costume has broken up a fight between a man and a woman in downtown Orlando, Florida.

Easter Bunny Hops Into Fight On Streets Of Orlando, Florida

A man and a woman were fighting in Orlando when the bunny suddenly came up and started throwing rabbit punches.

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