Tiny Rhode Island polling place saw 1 voter after all

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A polling place that Rhode Island elections officials initially said did not get a single voter during the midterm elections did get one voter after all.

Rolling in toilet paper: Sheriff buys 24K extra rolls of TP

GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Officials in an Alabama county have a financial mess to wipe up after the sheriff's department mistakenly ordered 24,000 extra rolls of toilet paper.

Breckenridge, Colorado, removing divisive giant wooden troll

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (AP) — The town of Breckenridge in central Colorado is removing an art piece of a troll that has become a tourist attraction but also rankled nearby residents.

Police capture 'unruly' and 'uncooperative' runaway pig

PALMYRA, Maine (AP) — Maine State Police say they helped corral a rather "unruly' pig on the run along Interstate 95.

Homeless hero story ‘made up’

The New Jersey couple who raised hundreds of thousands of dollars in a viral charity campaign for a homeless man were allegedly working with the vagrant as part of an elaborate ruse, according to a new report.

Sign language interpreter perfectly captures how we feel about Brexit

Let’s be honest, today has not been a good day for Theresa May.
She has faced seven resignations within the Conservative party in a single day, and the government is in chaos following the unveiling of her Brexit deal.
It’s has all been rather hard to keep up with everything, and put into words how we are all feeling.

Japan cybersecurity and Olympics minister: 'I've never used a computer'

Japan's recently appointed cybersecurity and Olympics minister has told parliament he has never used a computer in his life, though he is responsible for overseeing cybersecurity preparations for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Games. Yoshitaka Sakurada, 68, was named to the two posts last month by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, having never held a cabinet position before during his 22 years in parliament.

Nude gardeners hit back at sexism claims

A controversial Australian nude cleaning service that was accused of sexism has hit back at critics with a cheeky new housewife-targeted gardening service — featuring naked men.


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