Target slammed for racist greeting card

TARGET is apologising to offended customers in the US after shoppers began slamming the retailer for offering “Baby Daddy” greeting cards, featuring a black couple, ahead of Father’s Day in the US.

Big hurdles for bold push to split California into 3 states

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Californians will face a choice this November of whether to divide the nation's most populous state into three, an effort that would radically shake up not only the West Coast, but the entire nation.

North Dakota mayor re-elected with all 3 of town's votes

RUSO, N.D. (AP) — The man believed to be North Dakota's oldest mayor has breezed to another term, winning unanimously in a vote that saw 100 percent turnout.

Woman Gets Head Stuck In Exhaust Pipe

"Hey, my head could probably fit in that,” she remembers thinking.

Jogger’s cruel act against homeless man

A JOGGER has been arrested after he was caught on camera last week rifling through a homeless man’s belongings and throwing them in the bin and lake.

Russia's psychic cat Achilles picks home team for World Cup opener

Want to know who will win the first match of the World Cup? At least that's the prediction of Achilles, a cat in St Petersburg reputed to have psychic powers. Achilles, who lives in St Petersburg's Hermitage museum, is deaf, something his minders say means he will not be easily distracted by onlookers while making his prediction.

Sisters give birth on same day in Georgia

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Two sisters. Two new babies around the same time — again.

Coin toss decides Kentucky magistrate race

RUSSELLVILLE, Ky. (AP) — With both candidates in a Kentucky magistrate primary tied at 127 votes, they used a coin flip to decide the race.

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