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Family finds 300-year-old sunken treasure off Florida's east coast

ORLANDO Fla. - A Florida family scavenging for sunken treasure on a shipwreck has found the missing piece of a 300-year-old gold filigree necklace sacred to Spanish priests, officials said on Tuesday.

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Help wanted: Aging Maine town offers reward for plumber

BOWDOINHAM Maine - When the only plumber in remote Jackman, Maine, retired, leaving the town's 862 people with no alternative nearer than 50 miles (80 km) away, things got desperate enough that the town offered a $2,000 scholarship for anyone willing to learn the trade and stay.

U.S., 11:44am EDT

Arial, Times New Roman ... and now the 'Hugo Chavez' font

CARACAS - Supporters of Venezuela's late socialist leader Hugo Chavez on Monday unveiled yet another novel way of keeping his memory alive - a font for typing in "El Comandante's" handwriting style.

28 Jul 2014

Sniffer dog warning sends Australian jet passengers on a rush to flush

SYDNEY - Australian budget airline Jetstar apologized on Wednesday after a crew member told passengers on a flight from the Gold Coast tourist strip, including some returning from a popular music festival, to flush away "anything you shouldn't have".

30 Jul 2014

More mysterious craters found in Russia's remote Siberia region

MOSCOW - Two more craters of unknown origin have been spotted in Russia's Siberia region, weeks after a similar-looking hole was found in the isolated northernmost area, a local paper reported.

Environment, Russia 29 Jul 2014

Water main break, geyser flood UCLA campus, strand motorists

LOS ANGELES - A major water main ruptured underneath a street near the University of California, Los Angeles on Tuesday, unleashing a 20-foot-tall geyser and millions of gallons of water that flooded part of campus and stranded motorists on nearby streets. | Video

U.S., 30 Jul 2014